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1890 Communities Near East Oak Hill ...

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

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Alaska   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Alaska was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from East Oak Hill
 - Alaska had railroad service and no post office
 
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Beauty   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from East Oak Hill
 - Beauty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beckwith   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from East Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Beckwith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beury   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Oak Hill
 - Beury had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Caperton   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from East Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 562 people
 - Caperton had a post office and railroad service
 
Claremont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from East Oak Hill
 - Claremont had a post office and railroad service
 
Cotton Hill   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from East Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Cotton Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
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Dempsey   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from East Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Dempsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dimmock   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Oak Hill
 - Dimmock had railroad service and no post office
 
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East Sewell   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While East Sewell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from East Oak Hill
 - East Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
Edmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from East Oak Hill
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Fayette   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from East Oak Hill
 - Fayette had railroad service and no post office
 
Fayetteville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from East Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 2,772 people in 2017)
 - Fayetteville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fire Creek   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fire Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Fire Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
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Gatewood   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from East Oak Hill
 - Gatewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaymont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from East Oak Hill
 - Gaymont had railroad service and no post office
 
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Hawks Nest   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from East Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Hawks Nest had a post office and railroad service
 
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Keeneys Creek   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from East Oak Hill
 - Keeneys Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Kincaid   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from East Oak Hill
 - Kincaid had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Lansing   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from East Oak Hill
 - Lansing had a post office and no railroad service
 
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McKendree   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from East Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - McKendree had railroad service and no post office
 
Mossy   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from East Oak Hill
 - Mossy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from East Oak Hill
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Nuttalburg   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nuttalburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from East Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 342 people
 - Nuttalburg had a post office and railroad service
 
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Oak Hill   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from East Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 8,338 people in 2017)
 - Oak Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Roseville   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Roseville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from East Oak Hill
 - Roseville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rush Run   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rush Run was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Oak Hill
 - Rush Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Sewell   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sewell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from East Oak Hill
 - Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
Stonecliff   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Stonecliff was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from East Oak Hill
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Stonecliff had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunnyside   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sunnyside was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from East Oak Hill
 - Sunnyside had railroad service and no post office
 
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Thurmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from East Oak Hill
 - Thurmond had a post office and 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 East Oak Hill, 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 East Oak Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- East Oak Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Oak Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9937, Longitude: -81.1323     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for East Oak Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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