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1890 Communities Near Polard ...

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

Adonis   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West (W) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Adonis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bearsville   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Bearsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bert   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Polard
 - Bert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Childs   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Polard
 - Childs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Conaway   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Conaway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duffy (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Polard
 - Duffy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fly (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Polard
 - Fly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frew   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Polard
 - Frew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Hill   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Green Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Halls Mills   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Halls Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iuka   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Iuka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kidwell   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Kidwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lonetree   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Lonetree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meeker   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Polard
 - Meeker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Middlebourne   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 450 people (with 766 people in 2017)
 - Middlebourne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minnie   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Polard
 - Minnie had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Martinsville   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 692 people (with 5,138 people in 2017)
 - New Martinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Pine Grove   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 77 people (with 504 people in 2017)
 - Pine Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Porters Falls   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Porters Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pursley   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Pursley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reader   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Polard
 - Reader had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ross   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Ross had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sardis (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 299 people
 - Sardis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shiloh   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shirley   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Shirley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sistersville   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 469 people (with 1,288 people in 2017)
 - Sistersville had a post office and railroad service
 
Van Camp   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Polard
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Van Camp had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vernon   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Polard
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vincen   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Polard
 - Vincen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wittens (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Polard
 - Wittens 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 Polard, 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' distance starting in Polard. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Polard) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Polard. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5217, Longitude: -80.8482     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Polard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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