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1890 Communities Near Chauncey ...

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

Baileysville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Chauncey
 - Baileysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bald Knob   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chauncey
 - Bald Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bandytown   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chauncey
 - Bandytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Canada (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Chauncey
 - Canada had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapmanville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Chauncey
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 1,171 people in 2016)
 - Chapmanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christian   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chauncey
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Christian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coleman (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chauncey
 - Coleman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Danville   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chauncey
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fourteen   (Lincoln County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fourteen was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chauncey
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Fourteen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chauncey
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chauncey
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hewett   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chauncey
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iaeger   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chauncey
 - 1895 population of 51 people (with 267 people in 2016)
 - Iaeger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamboree (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chauncey
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Jamboree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesse   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Chauncey
 - Jesse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chauncey
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chauncey
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chauncey
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Chauncey
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Spring   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chauncey
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - North Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oceana   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Chauncey
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 1,280 people in 2016)
 - Oceana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oilville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chauncey
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paw Paw (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chauncey
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Paw Paw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelps (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chauncey
 - Phelps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pilgrim (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) from Chauncey
 - Pilgrim had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pinsonfork (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chauncey
 - Pinsonfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rural (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Chauncey
 - Rural had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sun Hill   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Chauncey
 - Sun Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chauncey
 - Van 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 Chauncey, 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 Chauncey. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chauncey) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chauncey. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7662, Longitude: -81.9876     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chauncey have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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