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1890 Communities Near Chelsea ...

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

Alikanna (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chelsea
 - Alikanna had a post office and railroad service
 
 - calumet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colliers   (Brooke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Colliers had a post office and railroad service
 
Comettsburg (PA)   (Beaver County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Chelsea
 - Comettsburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Congo   (Hancock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Congo had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Liverpool (OH)   (Columbiana County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 10,956 people (with 10,691 people in 2017)
 - East Liverpool had a post office and railroad service
 
Empire (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 441 people (with 284 people in 2017)
 - Empire had a post office and railroad service
 
Frankfort Springs (PA)   (Beaver County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 180 people (with 127 people in 2017)
 - Frankfort Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hammondsville (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Hammondsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Irondale (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 694 people (with 363 people in 2017)
 - Irondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Island Creek (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Island Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jethro (OH)   (Columbiana County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Chelsea
 - Jethro had railroad service and no post office
 
Kendall (PA)   (Beaver County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Kendall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knoxville (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markle (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chelsea
 - Markle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moscow   (Hancock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chelsea
 - Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Cumberland   (Hancock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 2,305 people (with 1,050 people in 2017)
 - New Cumberland had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Somerset (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - New Somerset had a post office and no railroad service
 
Osage (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Chelsea
 - Osage had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paris (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 173 people
 - Paris had a post office and no railroad service
 
Port Homer (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Port Homer had a post office and railroad service
 
Richmond (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 444 people (with 454 people in 2017)
 - Richmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steubenville (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 13,394 people (with 18,003 people in 2017)
 - Steubenville had a post office and railroad service
 
Toronto (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 1,822 people (with 4,814 people in 2017)
 - Toronto had a post office and railroad service
 
Walkers (OH)   (Columbiana County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Chelsea
 - Walkers had a post office and railroad service
 
Wellsville (OH)   (Columbiana County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 5,247 people (with 3,352 people in 2017)
 - Wellsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Wintersville (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 83 people (with 3,727 people in 2017)
 - Wintersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yellow Creek (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chelsea
 - Yellow Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Zalia   (Hancock County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Chelsea
 - Zalia had railroad service and no post office

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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 Chelsea, 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 starts in Chelsea. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chelsea) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chelsea. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4901, Longitude: -80.5990     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chelsea have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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