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1890 Communities Near Cabin Creek ...

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

Acme   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the South (S) from Cabin Creek
 - Acme had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Grove   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cabin Creek
 - Cedar Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coalburg   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) from Cabin Creek
 - 1895 population of 520 people
 - Coalburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Comfort   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cabin Creek
 - Comfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crescent   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Cabin Creek
 - 1895 population of 152 people
 - Crescent had a post office and railroad service
 
Crown Hill   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Cabin Creek
 - Crown Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Decota   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cabin Creek
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Decota had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deep Water   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cabin Creek
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Deep Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Branch   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cabin Creek
 - Dry Branch had railroad service and no post office
 
Eagle   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cabin Creek
 - Eagle had a post office and railroad service
 
East Bank   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cabin Creek
 - East Bank had a post office and railroad service
 
Handley   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Cabin Creek
 - 1895 population of 49 people (with 325 people in 2017)
 - Handley had a post office and railroad service
 
Kanawha City   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cabin Creek
 - Kanawha City had a post office and railroad service
 
Malden   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cabin Creek
 - 1895 population of 355 people
 - Malden had a post office and railroad service
 
Montgomery   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Cabin Creek
 - Montgomery had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Carbon   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cabin Creek
 - 1895 population of 3,432 people
 - Mount Carbon had a post office and railroad service
 
Nelson   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cabin Creek
 - Nelson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peytona   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cabin Creek
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Peytona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pond Gap   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cabin Creek
 - Pond Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellton   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cabin Creek
 - 1895 population of 491 people
 - Powellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Racine   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cabin Creek
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Racine had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - shrewsbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Ruffner   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cabin Creek
 - South Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Spangler   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cabin Creek
 - Spangler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winifrede   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Cabin Creek
 - Winifrede had a post office and railroad service
 
Winifrede Junction   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cabin Creek
 - Winifrede Junction had railroad service and no post office

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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 Cabin Creek, 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 Cabin Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cabin Creek) 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 Cabin Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cabin Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cabin Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1967, Longitude: -81.4775     [Map].

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