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1890 Communities Near Braucher ...

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

Beverly   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the North (N) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 343 people (with 675 people in 2017)
 - Beverly had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Spring   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Braucher
 - Blue Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cassity   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Braucher
 - Cassity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Circleville   (Pendleton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Circleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clover Lick   (Pocahontas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Clover Lick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Run   (Pendleton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Dry Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunmore   (Pocahontas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Dunmore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkwater   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Elkwater had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Randolph County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Florence was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Braucher
 - Florence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glady   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Glady had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Bank   (Pocahontas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Green Bank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Helvetia   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Helvetia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hemlock   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Braucher
 - Hemlock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hightown (VA)   (Highland County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Hightown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huff   (Randolph County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huff was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Braucher
 - Huff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huttonsville   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 64 people (with 215 people in 2017)
 - Huttonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lee Bell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Braucher
 - Lee Bell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadowdale (VA)   (Highland County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Meadowdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mill Gap (VA)   (Highland County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 8 people
 - Mill Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monterey (VA)   (Highland County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 165 people (with 138 people in 2017)
 - Monterey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monterville   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Braucher
 - Monterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hampden (VA)   (Highland County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - New Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Osceola   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Braucher
 - Osceola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palace Valley   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Braucher
 - Palace Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pickens   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Braucher
 - Pickens had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Head   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Valley Head had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vanderpool (VA)   (Highland County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Braucher
 - 1895 population of 3 people
 - Vanderpool 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 Braucher, 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 that stretches from Braucher. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Braucher) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Braucher. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5987, Longitude: -79.8206     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Braucher have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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