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1890 Communities Near Carbide ...

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

Andy   (Wetzel County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Andy was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carbide
 - Andy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Anthem   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Carbide
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Anthem had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brink   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Carbide
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Brink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Center Point   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Carbide
 - Center Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Childs   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carbide
 - Childs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Conaway   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Carbide
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Conaway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dale   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Carbide
 - Dale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dean   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Carbide
 - Dean had a post office and no railroad service
 
Endicott   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Carbide
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Endicott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Folsom   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carbide
 - Folsom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frew   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Carbide
 - Frew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Hill   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carbide
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Green Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Halls Mills   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carbide
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Halls Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazel   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Carbide
 - 1895 population of 6 people
 - Hazel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iuka   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Carbide
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Iuka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lonetree   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Carbide
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Lonetree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marion   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carbide
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Marion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meeker   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Carbide
 - Meeker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minnie   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Carbide
 - Minnie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newdale   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carbide
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Newdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Grove   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carbide
 - 1895 population of 77 people (with 504 people in 2017)
 - Pine Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Porters Falls   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Carbide
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Porters Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reader   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Carbide
 - Reader had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ross   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Carbide
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Ross had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sincerity   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Carbide
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Sincerity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uniontown   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Carbide
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Uniontown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vincen   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Carbide
 - Vincen had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Carbide
 - West had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wileyville   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Carbide
 - Wileyville had a post office and no railroad service

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

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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 Carbide, 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 that starts in Carbide. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carbide) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carbide. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5395, Longitude: -80.6668     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carbide have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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