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1890 Communities Near Braeholm ...

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>

While we didn't find Braeholm in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Braeholm.

Baileysville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Braeholm
 - Baileysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bald Knob   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Braeholm
 - Bald Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bandytown   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Braeholm
 - Bandytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapmanville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Braeholm
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 1,137 people in 2017)
 - Chapmanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christian   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Braeholm
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Christian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crany   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Braeholm
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Crany had a post office and no railroad service
 
Danville   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Braeholm
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Braeholm
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Dry Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Braeholm
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Braeholm
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hewett   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Braeholm
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iaeger   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Braeholm
 - 1895 population of 51 people (with 255 people in 2017)
 - Iaeger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jarrolds Valley   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Braeholm
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Jarrolds Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesse   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Braeholm
 - Jesse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Braeholm
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Braeholm
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Braeholm
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Braeholm
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
McGraws   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Braeholm
 - McGraws had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Spring   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Braeholm
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - North Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oceana   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Braeholm
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 1,245 people in 2017)
 - Oceana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oilville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Braeholm
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pineville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Braeholm
 - 1895 population of 53 people (with 599 people in 2017)
 - Pineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Redbird   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Braeholm
 - Redbird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock View   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Braeholm
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Rock View had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saulsville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Braeholm
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Saulsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sun Hill   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Braeholm
 - Sun Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Braeholm
 - Van 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 Braeholm, 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Braeholm. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Braeholm) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Braeholm. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7751, Longitude: -81.8215     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Braeholm have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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