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1890 Communities Near Cheat Neck ...

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

Bald Hill (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Bald Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bowlby   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Cheat Neck
 - Bowlby had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bruceton Mills   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 221 people (with 86 people in 2017)
 - Bruceton Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dellslow   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cheat Neck
 - Dellslow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dilliner (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cheat Neck
 - Dilliner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunkard (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Dunkard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Easton   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Easton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayette (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cheat Neck
 - Fayette had railroad service and no post office
 
Haydentown (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cheat Neck
 - Haydentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hudson   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cheat Neck
 - Hudson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laurel Point   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Laurel Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maidsville   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Maidsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mapletown (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 134 people
 - Mapletown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Masontown   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 146 people (with 544 people in 2017)
 - Masontown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morgantown   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 1,011 people (with 30,547 people in 2017)
 - Morgantown had a post office and railroad service
 
Morris Crossroads (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 162 people
 - Morris Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Geneva (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 299 people
 - New Geneva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Old Frame (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Old Frame had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pisgah   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Pisgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Point Marion (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 1,117 people in 2017)
 - Point Marion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Randall   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Randall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Rockville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stewartstown   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Stewartstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uffington   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Uffington had a post office and railroad service
 
Wiley (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cheat Neck
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Wiley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winstead (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cheat Neck
 - Winstead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodside (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Cheat Neck
 - Woodside 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 Cheat Neck, 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 from Cheat Neck. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cheat Neck) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cheat Neck. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6851, Longitude: -79.8339     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cheat Neck have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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