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1890 Communities Near Orleans Cross Roads ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Orleans Cross Roads had a population of 11 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Berkeley Springs   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the East (E) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 800 people
 - Berkeley Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Buck Valley (PA)   (Fulton County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buck Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chaneysville (PA)   (Bedford County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Chaneysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doe Gully   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - Doe Gully had railroad service and no post office
 
Elbinsville (PA)   (Bedford County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 331 people
 - Elbinsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flintstone (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - Flintstone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Great Cacapon   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Great Cacapon had a post office and railroad service
 
Green Spring   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Green Spring had a post office and railroad service
 
Hancock   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - Hancock had railroad service and no post office
 
Hancock (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 815 people (with 1,548 people in 2017)
 - Hancock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Levels   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - Levels had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Cacapon   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - Little Cacapon had railroad service and no post office
 
 - little orleans had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Okonoko   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Okonoko had a post office and railroad service
 
Oldtown (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Oldtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paw Paw   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 772 people (with 491 people in 2017)
 - Paw Paw had a post office and railroad service
 
Piney Grove (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 41 people
 - Piney Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Purcell (PA)   (Bedford County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 382 people
 - Purcell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ridersville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Ridersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robinsonville (PA)   (Bedford County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Robinsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rush (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Rush had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sir Johns Run   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Sir Johns Run had a post office and railroad service
 
Stotlers Crossroads   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - Stotlers Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Town Creek (MD)   (Allegany County (MD)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Town Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - Town Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warfordsburg (PA)   (Fulton County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Orleans Cross Roads
 - 1895 population of 67 people
 - Warfordsburg 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 Orleans Cross Roads, 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 that starts in Orleans Cross Roads. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Orleans Cross Roads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orleans Cross Roads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6245, Longitude: -78.3792     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Orleans Cross Roads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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