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1890 Communities Near Park Hills ...

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

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Athalia (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 199 people (with 361 people in 2017)
 - Athalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Barboursville   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 452 people (with 4,217 people in 2017)
 - Barboursville had a post office and railroad service
 
Bartramville (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Park Hills
 - Bartramville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bowen   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Bowen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradrick (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Bradrick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burlington (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 382 people
 - Burlington had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Catlettsburg (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 1,374 people (with 1,778 people in 2017)
 - Catlettsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Centerville   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Centerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ceredo   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 923 people (with 1,352 people in 2017)
 - Ceredo had a post office and railroad service
 
Cliffside (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Park Hills
 - Cliffside had railroad service and no post office
 
Cox Landing   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Cox Landing had a post office and railroad service
 
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Dickson   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Park Hills
 - Dickson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dobbston (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Dobbston had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Guyandotte   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 1,502 people
 - Guyandotte had a post office and railroad service
 
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Hodges   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Park Hills
 - Hodges had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howell (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Park Hills
 - Howell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huntington   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 10,108 people (with 47,079 people in 2017)
 - Huntington had a post office and railroad service
 
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Kenova   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Park Hills
 - Kenova had a post office and railroad service
 
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Lesage   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Lesage had railroad service and no post office
 
Lockwood (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Park Hills
 - Lockwood had railroad service and no post office
 
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Normal (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Park Hills
 - Normal had a post office and railroad service
 
North Kenova (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Park Hills
 - North Kenova had railroad service and no post office
 
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Proctorville (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 480 people (with 550 people in 2017)
 - Proctorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Rock Camp (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Rock Camp had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Sarah   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Park Hills
 - Sarah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Savage Branch (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Park Hills
 - Savage Branch had railroad service and no post office
 
Sheridan (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Park Hills
 - Sheridan had railroad service and no post office
 
Shoals   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Park Hills
 - Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Point (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Park Hills
 - 1895 population of 248 people (with 3,874 people in 2017)
 - South Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sybene (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Park Hills
 - Sybene had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Wilson   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Park Hills
 - Wilson had railroad service and no post office

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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 Park Hills, 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 from Park Hills. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Park Hills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Park Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3965, Longitude: -82.4388     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Park Hills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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