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1890 Communities Near Cascade ...

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

Albright   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 89 people (with 282 people in 2017)
 - Albright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bruceton Mills   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 221 people (with 86 people in 2017)
 - Bruceton Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clinton Furnace   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Clinton Furnace had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dellslow   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cascade
 - Dellslow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Easton   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Easton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gladesville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Gladesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guseman   (Preston County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Guseman was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Cascade
 - Guseman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Halleck   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Halleck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Herring   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cascade
 - Herring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howesville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Howesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hudson   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cascade
 - Hudson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jessop   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cascade
 - Jessop had railroad service and no post office
 
Kingwood   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 625 people (with 2,929 people in 2017)
 - Kingwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Laurel Point   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Laurel Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lenox   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Lenox had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Falls   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Cascade
 - Little Falls had a post office and railroad service
 
Masontown   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 146 people (with 544 people in 2017)
 - Masontown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morgans Glade   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cascade
 - Morgans Glade had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morgantown   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 1,011 people (with 30,547 people in 2017)
 - Morgantown had a post office and railroad service
 
Pisgah   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Pisgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Randall   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Randall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedsville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 53 people (with 598 people in 2017)
 - Reedsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Rockville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snider   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cascade
 - Snider had railroad service and no post office
 
Stewartstown   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Stewartstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uffington   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Uffington had a post office and railroad service
 
Valley Point   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Cascade
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Valley Point 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 Cascade, 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 begins in Cascade. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cascade) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cascade. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5634, Longitude: -79.8145     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cascade have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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