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1890 Communities Near Burning Springs ...

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 Burning Springs had a population of 542 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Bigbend   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the East (E) from Burning Springs
 - 1895 population of 89 people
 - Bigbend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cisco   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Burning Springs
 - Cisco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Creston   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burning Springs
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Creston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elizabeth   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burning Springs
 - 1895 population of 710 people (with 827 people in 2017)
 - Elizabeth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evelyn   (Wirt County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Evelyn was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Burning Springs
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Evelyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Freed   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Burning Springs
 - Freed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Freeport   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Burning Springs
 - 1895 population of 69 people
 - Freeport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garfield   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Burning Springs
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Garfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantsville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Burning Springs
 - 1895 population of 278 people (with 531 people in 2017)
 - Grantsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hur   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burning Springs
 - Hur had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lucile   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Burning Springs
 - Lucile had a post office and railroad service
 
McClain   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Burning Springs
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - McClain had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millard   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Burning Springs
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Millard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Munday   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Burning Springs
 - Munday had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newark   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Burning Springs
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Newark had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oxbow   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Burning Springs
 - Oxbow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peewee   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Burning Springs
 - 1895 population of 97 people
 - Peewee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedy   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Burning Springs
 - Reedy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richardson   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Burning Springs
 - Richardson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rocksdale   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Burning Springs
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Rocksdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rusk   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Burning Springs
 - Rusk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Seaman   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Burning Springs
 - Seaman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slate   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Burning Springs
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Slate had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spencer   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Burning Springs
 - 1895 population of 431 people (with 2,111 people in 2017)
 - Spencer had a post office and railroad service
 
Triplett   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Burning Springs
 - Triplett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Windy   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Burning Springs
 - Windy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zackville   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Burning Springs
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Zackville 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 Burning Springs, 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 starts in Burning Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Burning Springs) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Burning Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Burning Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burning Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9812, Longitude: -81.3143     [Map].

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