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1890 Communities Near Pad ...

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

Amma   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Pad
 - Amma 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Pad
 - Buffalolick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cicerone   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Pad
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Cicerone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clendenin   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Pad
 - 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pad
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Countsville   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pad
 - Countsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flatfork   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pad
 - Flatfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gandeeville   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pad
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Gandeeville 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pad
 - Kester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kettle   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pad
 - Kettle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linden   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pad
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Looneyville   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pad
 - 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pad
 - Mattie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newton   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pad
 - 1895 population of 104 people
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oka   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Pad
 - Oka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Osbornes Mills   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pad
 - Osbornes Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pigeon   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pad
 - Pigeon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roxalana   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pad
 - Roxalana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ryan   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Pad
 - Ryan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Schilling   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Pad
 - Schilling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Speed   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pad
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pad
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walton   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Pad
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Walton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wellford   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Pad
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pad
 - Woodyard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zona   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pad
 - Zona 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 Pad, 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 in Pad. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pad) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pad. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6420, Longitude: -81.3351     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pad have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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