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1890 Communities Near Cherry Creek ...

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

Brooks   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Brooks had a post office and railroad service
 
Crow   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cherry Creek
 - Crow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daniels   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Daniels had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunns   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Dunns had a post office and no railroad service
 
Egeria   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Egeria had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellison   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flat Top   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Flat Top had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glade   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cherry Creek
 - Glade had railroad service and no post office
 
Grandview   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Cherry Creek
 - Grandview had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hinton   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 2,570 people (with 2,469 people in 2016)
 - Hinton had a post office and railroad service
 
Jumping Branch   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 95 people
 - Jumping Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lester   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 11 people (with 322 people in 2016)
 - Lester had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKendree   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - McKendree had railroad service and no post office
 
New Richmond   (Summers County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While New Richmond was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 88 people
 - New Richmond had a post office and railroad service
 
Odd   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Odd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Packs Ferry   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cherry Creek
 - Packs Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pemberton   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Pemberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pipestem   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cherry Creek
 - Pipestem had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prince   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cherry Creek
 - Prince had a post office and railroad service
 
Prosperity   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Prosperity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quinnimont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 600 people
 - Quinnimont had a post office and railroad service
 
Sandstone   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cherry Creek
 - Sandstone had railroad service and no post office
 
Shady Spring   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Shady Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
True   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cherry Creek
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - True had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warford   (Summers County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Warford was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cherry Creek
 - Warford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Cherry Creek
 - Wiggins 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 Cherry Creek, 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 starting from Cherry Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cherry Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cherry Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6765, Longitude: -81.1032     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cherry Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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