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1890 Communities Near Midlan ...

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

  • Arden [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arden
    • Arden [Barbour County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Midlan
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Arden had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arden
  • Astor [Taylor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Astor
    • Astor [Taylor County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Midlan
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Astor had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Astor have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Astor
  • Calhoun [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun
    • Calhoun [Barbour County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Midlan
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 84 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Calhoun had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun
  • Cecil [Taylor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cecil
    • Cecil [Taylor County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Midlan
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 32 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cecil had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cecil have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cecil
  • Clemtown [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clemtown
    • Clemtown [Barbour County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Midlan
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Clemtown had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clemtown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clemtown
  • Elk City [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk City
    • Elk City [Barbour County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Midlan
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 58 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Elk City had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk City
  • Flemington [Taylor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flemington
    • Flemington [Taylor County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Midlan
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 175 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 306 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Flemington had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flemington
  • Flora [Barbour County] - Historic
    • While Flora was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flora
    • Flora [Barbour County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Midlan
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Flora had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flora have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Grafton [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grafton
      • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Midlan
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 3,159 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,982 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Grafton had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grafton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<4>
    • Huffman [Barbour County] - Historic
      • While Huffman was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huffman
      • Huffman [Barbour County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Midlan
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huffman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Kalamazoo [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kalamazoo
      • Kalamazoo [Barbour County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Midlan
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Kalamazoo had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kalamazoo
    • Kasson [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kasson
      • Kasson [Barbour County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Midlan
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 40 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Kasson had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kasson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kasson
    • Kirt [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirt
      • Kirt [Barbour County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Midlan
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Kirt had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kirt have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirt
    • Knottsville [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knottsville
      • Knottsville [Taylor County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Midlan
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 164 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Knottsville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knottsville
    • Meadowville [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowville
      • Meadowville [Barbour County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Midlan
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 59 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Meadowville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadowville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowville
    • Nestorville [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nestorville
      • Nestorville [Barbour County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of Midlan
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 125 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Nestorville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nestorville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nestorville
    • Overfield [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overfield
      • Overfield [Barbour County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Midlan
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 137 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Overfield had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overfield
    • Pepper [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pepper
      • Pepper [Barbour County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Midlan
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pepper had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pepper have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pepper
    • Philippi [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philippi
      • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Midlan
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 378 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,257 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Philippi had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philippi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<4>
    • Pleasant Creek [Barbour County] - Historic
      • While Pleasant Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Creek
      • Pleasant Creek [Barbour County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Midlan
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 38 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Pleasant Creek had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Pruntytown [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pruntytown
      • Pruntytown [Taylor County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Midlan
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 275 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Pruntytown had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pruntytown
    • Simpson [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simpson
      • Simpson [Taylor County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Midlan
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 160 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Simpson had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simpson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simpson
    • Valley Furnace [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Furnace
      • Valley Furnace [Barbour County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Midlan
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 12 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Valley Furnace had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Furnace have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Furnace
    • Vannoys Mill [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vannoys Mill
      • Vannoys Mill [Barbour County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast of Midlan
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Vannoys Mill had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vannoys Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vannoys Mill
    • Webster [Taylor County]
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      • Webster [Taylor County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of Midlan
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 225 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Webster had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webster have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webster
    • West Grafton [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Grafton
      • West Grafton [Taylor County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Midlan
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 810 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, West Grafton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Grafton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Grafton
    • Wilmoth [Barbour County] - Historic
      • While Wilmoth was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmoth
      • Wilmoth [Barbour County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the south of Midlan
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 12 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Wilmoth had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilmoth have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

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 Midlan, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Midlan) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Midlan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1868, Longitude: -80.0270       In this case, the coordinates for Midlan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 


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