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1890 Communities Near Cass ...

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

Blue Spring   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Cass
 - Blue Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bolar (VA)   (Bath County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cass
 - Bolar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buckeye   (Pocahontas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Buckeye had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buckeye (VA)   (Highland County (VA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Buckeye was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cass
 - Buckeye had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burnsville (VA)   (Bath County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Burnsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clover Lick   (Pocahontas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Clover Lick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dilleys Mill   (Pocahontas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 8 people
 - Dilleys Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunmore   (Pocahontas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Dunmore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edray   (Pocahontas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 162 people
 - Edray had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkwater   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Elkwater had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frost   (Pocahontas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 41 people
 - Frost had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Bank   (Pocahontas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Green Bank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hightown (VA)   (Highland County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Hightown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huntersville   (Pocahontas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Huntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lee Bell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cass
 - Lee Bell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marlinton   (Pocahontas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cass
 - Marlinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadowdale (VA)   (Highland County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Meadowdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mill Gap (VA)   (Highland County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 8 people
 - Mill Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monterey (VA)   (Highland County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 165 people (with 136 people in 2016)
 - Monterey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monterville   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cass
 - Monterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Grove (VA)   (Bath County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Mountain Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hampden (VA)   (Highland County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - New Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunrise (VA)   (Bath County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 19 people
 - Sunrise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunset   (Pocahontas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sunset was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Cass
 - Sunset had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Head   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Valley Head had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vanderpool (VA)   (Highland County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Cass
 - 1895 population of 3 people
 - Vanderpool 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 Cass, 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 beginning in Cass. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cass) 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 Cass. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cass

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cass. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3963, Longitude: -79.9157     [Map].

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