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1890 Communities Near Breedlove ...

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

Amblersburg   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Amblersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 248 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bayard   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 52 people (with 269 people in 2017)
 - Bayard had a post office and railroad service
 
Brookside   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Brookside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carmel   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Carmel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coketon   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Breedlove
 - Coketon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Corinth   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Corinth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Davis   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 918 people (with 644 people in 2017)
 - Davis had a post office and railroad service
 
Dobbin   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Breedlove
 - Dobbin had a post office and railroad service
 
Eglon   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Eglon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Pendleton (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 34 people
 - Fort Pendleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gorman (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Breedlove
 - Gorman had railroad service and no post office
 
Gormania   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Breedlove
 - Gormania had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hannahsville   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Hannahsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horse Shoe Run   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Horse Shoe Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hutton (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Hutton had a post office and railroad service
 
Kearney (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Breedlove
 - Kearney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lead Mine   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Lead Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Macomber   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Macomber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rowlesburg   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 560 people (with 577 people in 2017)
 - Rowlesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Sell   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Sell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skipnish (MD)   (Garrett County (MD)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Skipnish was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Skipnish had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunnyside (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Breedlove
 - Sunnyside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomas   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Breedlove
 - 1895 population of 269 people (with 556 people in 2017)
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
William   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Breedlove
 - William had railroad service and no post office
 
Wilson   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Breedlove
 - Wilson had railroad service and no post office
 
Wilson (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Breedlove
 - Wilson had railroad service and no post office
 
Wilsonia   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Breedlove
 - Wilsonia had a post office and 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 Breedlove, 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 beginning in Breedlove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Breedlove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Breedlove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2523, Longitude: -79.5017     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Breedlove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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