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1890 Communities Near Burl ...

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

Albion   (Nicholas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Albion was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Burl
 - Albion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ansted   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Burl
 - Ansted had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belva   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Burl
 - Belva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Burl
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deitz   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Deitz was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Burl
 - 1895 population of 6 people
 - Deitz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixie   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Burl
 - Dixie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elliot   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Elliot was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Burl
 - Elliot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enon   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Burl
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Enon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fowler Knob   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burl
 - 1895 population of 223 people
 - Fowler Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaymont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Burl
 - Gaymont had railroad service and no post office
 
Gilboa   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Burl
 - Gilboa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hominy Falls   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burl
 - Hominy Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hookersville   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Burl
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Hookersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keslers Cross Lanes   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Burl
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Keslers Cross Lanes had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leander   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Burl
 - Leander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lizemores   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Burl
 - Lizemores had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lookout   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Burl
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Lookout had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Lookout   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Burl
 - Mount Lookout had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Nebo   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burl
 - Mount Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Cove   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Burl
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Mountain Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muddlety   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Burl
 - Muddlety had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mulvane   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mulvane was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Burl
 - Mulvane had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nutterville   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Burl
 - Nutterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ophelia   (Nicholas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ophelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Burl
 - Ophelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Persinger   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Burl
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Persinger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pool   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Burl
 - Pool had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Burl
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Russellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snow Hill   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burl
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Snow Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tipton   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Burl
 - Tipton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zela   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) from Burl
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Zela 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 Burl, 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 starting from Burl. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Burl) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burl. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2754, Longitude: -80.9262     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burl have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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