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1890 Communities Near Buckhorn ...

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

Albright   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 89 people (with 286 people in 2016)
 - Albright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Amblersburg   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Amblersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 248 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Austen   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 269 people
 - Austen had a post office and railroad service
 
Brookside   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Brookside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carmel   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Carmel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eglon   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Eglon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etam   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Buckhorn
 - Etam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evansville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Evansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fellowsville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 182 people
 - Fellowsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hannahsville   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Hannahsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howesville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Howesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Independence   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 273 people
 - Independence had a post office and railroad service
 
Jessop   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Buckhorn
 - Jessop had railroad service and no post office
 
Kingwood   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 625 people (with 2,956 people in 2016)
 - Kingwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Macomber   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Macomber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marquess   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Marquess had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 778 people (with 313 people in 2016)
 - Newburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Rowlesburg   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 560 people (with 579 people in 2016)
 - Rowlesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Sell   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Sell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sinclair   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Sinclair had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snider   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Buckhorn
 - Snider had railroad service and no post office
 
Terra Alta   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 443 people (with 1,491 people in 2016)
 - Terra Alta had a post office and railroad service
 
Tunnelton   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Buckhorn
 - 1895 population of 172 people (with 297 people in 2016)
 - Tunnelton had a post office and railroad service
 
West End   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Buckhorn
 - West End had railroad service and no post office

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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 Buckhorn, 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 that starts in Buckhorn. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Buckhorn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buckhorn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3698, Longitude: -79.7012     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buckhorn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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