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1890 Communities Near Breeden ...

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

Chapmanville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Breeden
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 1,137 people in 2017)
 - Chapmanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifford (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Breeden
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Clifford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cove Gap   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Breeden
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Cove Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunlow   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Breeden
 - Dunlow had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Lynn   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Breeden
 - East Lynn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Effie   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Breeden
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Effie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ferguson   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Breeden
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Ferguson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fourteen   (Lincoln County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fourteen was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Breeden
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Fourteen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallup (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Gallup was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Breeden
 - Gallup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Genoa   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Breeden
 - Genoa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gilkerson   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Breeden
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Gilkerson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Inez (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Breeden
 - 1895 population of 108 people (with 643 people in 2017)
 - Inez had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jenks   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Breeden
 - Jenks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kiahsville   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Breeden
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Kiahsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Breeden
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maynard (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Maynard was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Breeden
 - Maynard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oilville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Breeden
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peach Orchard (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Breeden
 - Peach Orchard had a post office and railroad service
 
Pilgrim (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Breeden
 - Pilgrim had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richardson (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Breeden
 - Richardson had a post office and railroad service
 
Rural (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Breeden
 - Rural had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spurlockville   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Breeden
 - Spurlockville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stonecoal   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Breeden
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Stonecoal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Breeden
 - Summit had railroad service and no post office
 
Warfield (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Breeden
 - 1895 population of 1,212 people (with 239 people in 2017)
 - Warfield 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 Breeden, 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 Breeden. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Breeden) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Breeden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9254, Longitude: -82.2660     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Breeden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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