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1890 Communities Near Brierwood ...

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

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Belpre (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Brierwood
 - 1895 population of 1,007 people (with 6,406 people in 2017)
 - Belpre had a post office and railroad service
 
Boaz   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Brierwood
 - Boaz had a post office and railroad service
 
Boreman   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Brierwood
 - Boreman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Borland   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Brierwood
 - Borland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Brierwood
 - Briscoe had railroad service and no post office
 
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Caywood (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brierwood
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Caywood had a post office and railroad service
 
Cluster   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Brierwood
 - Cluster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Constitution (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Brierwood
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Constitution had a post office and railroad service
 
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Dallison   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Brierwood
 - Dallison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deerwalk   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Brierwood
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Deerwalk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dell (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Brierwood
 - Dell had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Eureka   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brierwood
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Eureka had a post office and railroad service
 
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Grand View (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Brierwood
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Grand View had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Harmar (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Brierwood
 - 1895 population of 1,684 people
 - Harmar had railroad service and no post office
 
Hills (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brierwood
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Hills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horseneck   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Brierwood
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Horseneck had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Lower Newport (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brierwood
 - Lower Newport had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Marietta (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Brierwood
 - 1895 population of 8,273 people (with 13,673 people in 2017)
 - Marietta had a post office and railroad service
 
McAvan (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Brierwood
 - McAvan had railroad service and no post office
 
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Newport   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brierwood
 - Newport had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Parkersburg   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brierwood
 - 1895 population of 8,408 people (with 30,096 people in 2017)
 - Parkersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
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Red Hill   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Brierwood
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reno (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Brierwood
 - Reno had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Tallyho   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Brierwood
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Tallyho had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Valley Mills   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Brierwood
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Valley Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vienna   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Brierwood
 - Vienna had a post office and railroad service
 
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Waverly   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Brierwood
 - Waverly had a post office and railroad service
 
West Marietta (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Brierwood
 - West Marietta had railroad service and no post office
 
Williamstown   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Brierwood
 - 1895 population of 376 people (with 2,906 people in 2017)
 - Williamstown had a post office and railroad service
 
Willow Island   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brierwood
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Willow Island had a post office and railroad service
 
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Yankeeburg (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brierwood
 - Yankeeburg had a post office and no railroad service

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The Communities of West Virginia

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wood County: www.woodcountywv.com/

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brierwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3367, Longitude: -81.4368     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brierwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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