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1890 Communities Near Burlington ...

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 Burlington had a population of 250 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Antioch   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the West (W) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Antioch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barnum   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burlington
 - Barnum had a post office and railroad service
 
Black Oak (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Burlington
 - Black Oak had railroad service and no post office
 
Bloomington (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 295 people
 - Bloomington had a post office and railroad service
 
Dawson (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Burlington
 - Dawson had a post office and railroad service
 
Glebe   (Hampshire County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Glebe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Glebe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grace   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Burlington
 - Grace had railroad service and no post office
 
Hartmansville   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Hartmansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Headsville   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Headsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Junction   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Burlington
 - Junction had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keyser   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 2,165 people (with 5,077 people in 2017)
 - Keyser had a post office and railroad service
 
Laurel Dale   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Laurel Dale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martin   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Martin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Piedmont   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 2,100 people (with 813 people in 2017)
 - Piedmont had a post office and railroad service
 
Purgitsville   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Burlington
 - Purgitsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reeses Mill   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Reeses Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ridgeville   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Ridgeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romney   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 451 people (with 1,737 people in 2017)
 - Romney had a post office and railroad service
 
Shaw   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Shaw had a post office and railroad service
 
Wapocomo   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Burlington
 - Wapocomo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warnocks   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burlington
 - Warnocks had railroad service and no post office
 
West Virginia Central Junction   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burlington
 - West Virginia Central Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Westernport (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 1,526 people (with 1,767 people in 2017)
 - Westernport had a post office and railroad service
 
Williamsport   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Williamsport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Windom   (Mineral County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Windom was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burlington
 - Windom had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Mineral County: www.mineralcountywv.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 Burlington, 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 from Burlington. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Burlington) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Burlington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Burlington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burlington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3376, Longitude: -78.9177     [Map].

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