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1890 Communities Near Century Junction ...

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

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Aberdeen   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the West (W) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Aberdeen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arden   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Century Junction
 - Arden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Astor   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Century Junction
 - Astor had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Belington   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 450 people (with 1,864 people in 2017)
 - Belington had a post office and railroad service
 
Buckhannon   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 1,403 people (with 5,529 people in 2017)
 - Buckhannon had a post office and railroad service
 
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Calhoun   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Calhoun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Craigmoor   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Craigmoor had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Elk City   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Elk City had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Flora   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Flora was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Flora had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Hampton   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 550 people
 - Hampton had railroad service and no post office
 
Huffman   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huffman was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Century Junction
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Ivy   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Ivy had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Johnstown   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 120 people
 - Johnstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Kalamazoo   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Century Junction
 - Kalamazoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kingsville   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Kingsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Lorentz   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Century Junction
 - Lorentz had a post office and railroad service
 
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Meadowville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Meadowville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Middle Fork   (Randolph County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Middle Fork was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 252 people
 - Middle Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Overfield   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Overfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Overhill   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Century Junction
 - Overhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Pecks Run   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Pecks Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pepper   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Century Junction
 - Pepper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Philippi   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 378 people (with 3,380 people in 2017)
 - Philippi had a post office and railroad service
 
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Romines Mills   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 164 people
 - Romines Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruraldale   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Ruraldale had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Sand Run   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Sand Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swamp Run   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Swamp Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Talbott   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Century Junction
 - Talbott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallmansville   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Century Junction
 - Tallmansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Vannoys Mill   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Century Junction
 - Vannoys Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Wilmoth   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wilmoth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Century Junction
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Wilmoth 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 Century Junction, 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 beginning in Century Junction. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Century Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Century Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0743, Longitude: -80.1170     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Century Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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