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1890 Communities Near Paw Paw ...

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 Paw Paw had a population of 772 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2017, Paw Paw had a population of 491 people.

Berkeley Springs   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Paw Paw
 - 1895 population of 800 people
 - Berkeley Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Bloomery   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Paw Paw
 - 1895 population of 106 people
 - Bloomery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cold Stream   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Paw Paw
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Cold Stream had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doe Gully   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Paw Paw
 - Doe Gully had railroad service and no post office
 
Donaldson   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Paw Paw
 - Donaldson had railroad service and no post office
 
Flintstone (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Paw Paw
 - Flintstone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Great Cacapon   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Paw Paw
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Great Cacapon had a post office and railroad service
 
Green Spring   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Paw Paw
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Green Spring had a post office and railroad service
 
Higginsville   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Paw Paw
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Higginsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Levels   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Paw Paw
 - Levels had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Cacapon   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Paw Paw
 - Little Cacapon had railroad service and no post office
 
Little Orleans (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Paw Paw
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Little Orleans had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Paw Paw
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
North River Mills   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Paw Paw
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - North River Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Okonoko   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Paw Paw
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Okonoko had a post office and railroad service
 
Oldtown (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Paw Paw
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Oldtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orleans Cross Roads   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Paw Paw
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Orleans Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Piney Grove (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Paw Paw
 - 1895 population of 41 people
 - Piney Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rush (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Paw Paw
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Rush had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slanesville   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Paw Paw
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Slanesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Gap   (Hampshire County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Spring Gap was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Paw Paw
 - Spring Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Springfield   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Paw Paw
 - 1895 population of 168 people
 - Springfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Stotlers Crossroads   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Paw Paw
 - Stotlers Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Three Churches   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Paw Paw
 - Three Churches 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 Northwest (NW) from Paw Paw
 - Town Creek 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 Paw Paw, 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Paw Paw. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Paw Paw) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Paw Paw. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Paw Paw

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paw Paw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5314, Longitude: -78.4553     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Paw Paw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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