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1890 Communities Near Brandonville ...

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 Brandonville had a population of 82 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2017, Brandonville had a population of 105 people.

Albright   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the South (S) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 89 people (with 282 people in 2017)
 - Albright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brownfield (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Brandonville
 - Brownfield had a post office and railroad service
 
 - bruceton mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifton Mills   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 105 people
 - Clifton Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cranesville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Cranesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cuzzart   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Cuzzart had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dority   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 34 people
 - Dority had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elliottsville (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Brandonville
 - Elliottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Farmington (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brandonville
 - Farmington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendsville (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 160 people (with 475 people in 2017)
 - Friendsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gibbon Glade (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Gibbon Glade had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glade Farms   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Glade Farms had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guseman   (Preston County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Guseman was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Brandonville
 - Guseman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haydentown (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Brandonville
 - Haydentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Herring   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brandonville
 - Herring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hudson   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brandonville
 - Hudson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kingwood   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 625 people (with 2,929 people in 2017)
 - Kingwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Lenox   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Lenox had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markleysburg (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 96 people (with 276 people in 2017)
 - Markleysburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Masontown   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 146 people (with 544 people in 2017)
 - Masontown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morgans Glade   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Brandonville
 - Morgans Glade had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morris Crossroads (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 162 people
 - Morris Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oliphant Furnace (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 120 people
 - Oliphant Furnace had a post office and railroad service
 
Pisgah   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Pisgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Rockville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Selbysport (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Selbysport had a post office and railroad service
 
Somerfield (PA)   (Somerset County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Somerfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Point   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Brandonville
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Valley Point 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 Brandonville, 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 starting in Brandonville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brandonville) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brandonville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6670, Longitude: -79.6275     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brandonville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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