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1890 Communities Near Cabell ...

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

Alaska   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Alaska was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Cabell
 - Alaska had railroad service and no post office
 
Beury   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cabell
 - Beury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cirtsville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cabell
 - Cirtsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Claremont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cabell
 - Claremont had a post office and railroad service
 
Clear Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cabell
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Clear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crow   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cabell
 - Crow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daniels   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cabell
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Daniels had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dimmock   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cabell
 - Dimmock had railroad service and no post office
 
Dry Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cabell
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Dry Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flat Top   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cabell
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Flat Top had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glade   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cabell
 - Glade had railroad service and no post office
 
Grandview   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cabell
 - Grandview had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lester   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cabell
 - 1895 population of 11 people (with 323 people in 2017)
 - Lester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cabell
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Matville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McGraws   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cabell
 - McGraws had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKendree   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cabell
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - McKendree had railroad service and no post office
 
Mossy   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Cabell
 - Mossy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cabell
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cabell
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 8,338 people in 2017)
 - Oak Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Odd   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Cabell
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Odd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pemberton   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Cabell
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Pemberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prince   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cabell
 - Prince had a post office and railroad service
 
Prosperity   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cabell
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Prosperity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quinnimont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cabell
 - 1895 population of 600 people
 - Quinnimont had a post office and railroad service
 
Redbird   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Cabell
 - Redbird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roseville   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Roseville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Cabell
 - Roseville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rush Run   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rush Run was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cabell
 - Rush Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saulsville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cabell
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Saulsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shady Spring   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cabell
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Shady Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thurmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cabell
 - Thurmond had a post office and 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 Cabell, 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 that begins in Cabell. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cabell) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cabell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7887, Longitude: -81.2315     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cabell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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