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1890 Communities Near Bradshaw ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Bradshaw had a post office and no railroad service. In 2017, Bradshaw had a population of 286 people.

Baileysville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bradshaw
 - Baileysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bearwallow (VA)   (Buchanan County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bradshaw
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bearwallow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Bluff (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Bradshaw
 - 1895 population of 302 people (with 1,025 people in 2017)
 - Cedar Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doran (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Bradshaw
 - Doran had a post office and railroad service
 
Gap Store (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bradshaw
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Gap Store had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gillespie (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bradshaw
 - Gillespie had railroad service and no post office
 
Grundy (VA)   (Buchanan County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bradshaw
 - 1895 population of 125 people (with 929 people in 2017)
 - Grundy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Bradshaw
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harman (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bradshaw
 - Harman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iaeger   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Bradshaw
 - 1895 population of 51 people (with 255 people in 2017)
 - Iaeger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamboree (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bradshaw
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Jamboree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kyle   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Bradshaw
 - Kyle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Bradshaw
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maxwell (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bradshaw
 - Maxwell had a post office and railroad service
 
North Spring   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Bradshaw
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - North Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paw Paw (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bradshaw
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Paw Paw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pisgah (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bradshaw
 - Pisgah had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Hill (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bradshaw
 - Pleasant Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pounding Mill (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bradshaw
 - Pounding Mill had a post office and railroad service
 
Richlands (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Bradshaw
 - Richlands had a post office and railroad service
 
Sayersville (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bradshaw
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Sayersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shack Mills (VA)   (Buchanan County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bradshaw
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Shack Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shraders (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bradshaw
 - 1895 population of 8 people
 - Shraders had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steeleburg (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Bradshaw
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Steeleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sun Hill   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bradshaw
 - Sun Hill had a post office and no railroad service

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Bradshaw, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Bradshaw. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bradshaw) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bradshaw. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bradshaw

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bradshaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3534, Longitude: -81.8012     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bradshaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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