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1890 Communities Near Burchfield ...

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

Anthem   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the North (N) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Anthem had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bannen   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Bannen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brink   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Brink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burton   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 224 people
 - Burton had no post office or railroad service
 
Dale   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Burchfield
 - Dale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dean   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Burchfield
 - Dean had a post office and no railroad service
 
Earnshaw   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Earnshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Endicott   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Endicott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Folsom   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Burchfield
 - Folsom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Halls Mills   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Halls Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazel   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 6 people
 - Hazel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hundred   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 52 people (with 273 people in 2017)
 - Hundred had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleton   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 207 people in 2000)
 - Littleton had a post office and railroad service
 
Logansport   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burchfield
 - Logansport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Metz   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 114 people
 - Metz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newdale   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Newdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Grove   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 77 people (with 504 people in 2017)
 - Pine Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reader   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Burchfield
 - Reader had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ross   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Ross had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rymer   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Burchfield
 - Rymer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Cloud   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Saint Cloud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Seven Pines   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Seven Pines had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - sincerity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uniontown   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Burchfield
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Uniontown had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burchfield
 - West had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wileyville   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Burchfield
 - Wileyville 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 Burchfield, 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 beginning in Burchfield. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Burchfield) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burchfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5868, Longitude: -80.5409     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burchfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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