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1890 Communities Near Braithewaite ...

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 Braithewaite in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Braithewaite.

Alikanna (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Braithewaite
 - Alikanna had a post office and railroad service
 
Calumet (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Braithewaite
 - Calumet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colliers   (Brooke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Braithewaite
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Colliers had a post office and railroad service
 
Comettsburg (PA)   (Beaver County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Braithewaite
 - Comettsburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eldersville (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Braithewaite
 - 1895 population of 212 people
 - Eldersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Empire (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Braithewaite
 - 1895 population of 441 people (with 284 people in 2017)
 - Empire had a post office and railroad service
 
Fernwood (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Braithewaite
 - Fernwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Georges Run (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Braithewaite
 - Georges Run had railroad service and no post office
 
Gould (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Braithewaite
 - Gould had railroad service and no post office
 
Hanlin Station (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Braithewaite
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Hanlin Station had a post office and railroad service
 
Island Creek (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Braithewaite
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Island Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knoxville (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Braithewaite
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markle (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Braithewaite
 - Markle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mingo Junction (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Braithewaite
 - 1895 population of 1,623 people (with 3,262 people in 2017)
 - Mingo Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Moscow   (Hancock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Braithewaite
 - Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Cumberland   (Hancock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Braithewaite
 - 1895 population of 2,305 people (with 1,050 people in 2017)
 - New Cumberland had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Somerset (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Braithewaite
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - New Somerset had a post office and no railroad service
 
Osage (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Braithewaite
 - Osage had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paris (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Braithewaite
 - 1895 population of 173 people
 - Paris had a post office and no railroad service
 
Port Homer (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Braithewaite
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Port Homer had a post office and railroad service
 
Reeds Mill (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Braithewaite
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Reeds Mill had a post office and railroad service
 
Steubenville (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Braithewaite
 - 1895 population of 13,394 people (with 18,003 people in 2017)
 - Steubenville had a post office and railroad service
 
Toronto (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Braithewaite
 - 1895 population of 1,822 people (with 4,814 people in 2017)
 - Toronto had a post office and railroad service
 
Wintersville (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Braithewaite
 - 1895 population of 83 people (with 3,727 people in 2017)
 - Wintersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zalia   (Hancock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Braithewaite
 - Zalia had railroad service and no post office

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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 Braithewaite, 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' distance starting in Braithewaite. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Braithewaite) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Braithewaite. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4223, Longitude: -80.5995     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Braithewaite have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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