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1890 Communities Near Buskirk Addition ...

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

Bald Knob   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the East (E) from Buskirk Addition
 - Bald Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bandytown   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Buskirk Addition
 - Bandytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapmanville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Buskirk Addition
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 1,137 people in 2017)
 - Chapmanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christian   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Buskirk Addition
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Christian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cove Gap   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Buskirk Addition
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Cove Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Danville   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Buskirk Addition
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Foster   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Buskirk Addition
 - Foster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fourteen   (Lincoln County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fourteen was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Buskirk Addition
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Fourteen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Buskirk Addition
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Buskirk Addition
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hewett   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Buskirk Addition
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Buskirk Addition
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Buskirk Addition
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Buskirk Addition
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Buskirk Addition
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Spring   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Buskirk Addition
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - North Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oceana   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Buskirk Addition
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 1,245 people in 2017)
 - Oceana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oilville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Buskirk Addition
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pilgrim (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) from Buskirk Addition
 - Pilgrim had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rural (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Buskirk Addition
 - Rural had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spurlockville   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Buskirk Addition
 - Spurlockville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stonecoal   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) from Buskirk Addition
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Stonecoal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sun Hill   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Buskirk Addition
 - Sun Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Buskirk Addition
 - Van had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warfield (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) from Buskirk Addition
 - 1895 population of 1,212 people (with 239 people in 2017)
 - Warfield 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 Buskirk Addition, 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 from Buskirk Addition. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Buskirk Addition) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buskirk Addition. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8462, Longitude: -81.9960     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buskirk Addition have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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