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1890 Communities Near Buck ...

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 in 1895, Buck had a post office and no railroad service.

Ballard   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Buck
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Ballard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bargers Springs   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Buck
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Bargers Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooks   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Buck
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Brooks had a post office and railroad service
 
Cashmere   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Buck
 - Cashmere had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayton   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Buck
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Clayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cloverdale   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Buck
 - Cloverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crumps Bottom   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Buck
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Crumps Bottom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellison   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Buck
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forest Hill   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Buck
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Forest Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Buck
 - Greenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hilldale   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Buck
 - Hilldale had railroad service and no post office
 
Hinton   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Buck
 - 1895 population of 2,570 people (with 2,469 people in 2016)
 - Hinton had a post office and railroad service
 
Indian Mills   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Buck
 - Indian Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Johnson Crossroads   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Buck
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Johnson Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jumping Branch   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Buck
 - 1895 population of 95 people
 - Jumping Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowell   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Buck
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Lowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Mercers Saltworks   (Summers County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mercers Saltworks was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Buck
 - Mercers Saltworks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neponset   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Buck
 - Neponset had a post office and no railroad service
 
Packs Ferry   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Buck
 - Packs Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pipestem   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Buck
 - Pipestem had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riffe   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Buck
 - Riffe had railroad service and no post office
 
Talcott   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Buck
 - 1895 population of 288 people
 - Talcott had a post office and railroad service
 
True   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Buck
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - True had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warford   (Summers County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Warford was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Buck
 - Warford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wayside   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Buck
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Buck
 - Wiggins 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 Buck, 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 begins in Buck. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Buck) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buck. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6018, Longitude: -80.8240     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buck have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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