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1890 Communities Near Osbornes Mills ...

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 in 1895, Osbornes Mills had a post office and no railroad service.

Aarons   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Osbornes Mills
 - Aarons had a post office and no railroad service
 
Amma   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Osbornes Mills
 - Amma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Apgah   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Apgah was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Osbornes Mills
 - Apgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blundon   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Osbornes Mills
 - Blundon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buffalolick   (Roane County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Buffalolick was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Osbornes Mills
 - Buffalolick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cicerone   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Osbornes Mills
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Cicerone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clendenin   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Osbornes Mills
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,142 people in 2017)
 - Clendenin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clio   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Osbornes Mills
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coco   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Osbornes Mills
 - Coco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Countsville   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Osbornes Mills
 - Countsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gandeeville   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Osbornes Mills
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Gandeeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gazil   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Gazil was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Osbornes Mills
 - Gazil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Island Branch   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Osbornes Mills
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Island Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jarrett   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Osbornes Mills
 - Jarrett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kester   (Roane County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kester was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Osbornes Mills
 - Kester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kettle   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Osbornes Mills
 - Kettle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Looneyville   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Osbornes Mills
 - 1895 population of 41 people
 - Looneyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mattie   (Roane County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mattie was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Osbornes Mills
 - Mattie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newton   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Osbornes Mills
 - 1895 population of 104 people
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Odell   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Osbornes Mills
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Odell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oka   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Osbornes Mills
 - Oka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pigeon   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Osbornes Mills
 - Pigeon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Procious   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Osbornes Mills
 - Procious had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roxalana   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Osbornes Mills
 - Roxalana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ryan   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Osbornes Mills
 - Ryan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Fork   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Osbornes Mills
 - Valley Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walton   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Osbornes Mills
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Walton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wellford   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Osbornes Mills
 - Wellford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodyard   (Roane County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Woodyard was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Osbornes Mills
 - Woodyard 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 Osbornes Mills, 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 begins in Osbornes Mills. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Osbornes Mills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Osbornes Mills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5443, Longitude: -81.3079     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Osbornes Mills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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