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1890 Communities Near Poling Run ...

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

Altizer   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Altizer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arnoldsburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Arnoldsburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beech   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Beech had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bennett   (Gilmer County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bennett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Poling Run
 - Bennett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Big Springs   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Big Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbend   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 89 people
 - Bigbend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Creston   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Creston had a post office and no railroad service
 
De Kalb   (Gilmer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - De Kalb had a post office and no railroad service
 
Freed   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Poling Run
 - Freed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grantsville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 278 people (with 531 people in 2017)
 - Grantsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henrietta   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Poling Run
 - Henrietta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hur   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Poling Run
 - Hur had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linden   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minnora   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Minnora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Poling Run
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Munday   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Poling Run
 - Munday had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nobe   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Poling Run
 - Nobe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Normantown   (Gilmer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Normantown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pink   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Pink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Progress   (Braxton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Progress was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Poling Run
 - Progress had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richardson   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Poling Run
 - Richardson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rocksdale   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Rocksdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosedale   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Rosedale had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - staten had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stumptown   (Gilmer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Poling Run
 - Stumptown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sycamore   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Sycamore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tanner   (Gilmer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 132 people
 - Tanner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Triplett   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Poling Run
 - Triplett had a post office and no railroad service
 
White Pine   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Poling Run
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - White Pine 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 Poling Run, 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 from Poling Run. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Poling Run) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poling Run. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8634, Longitude: -81.0643     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Poling Run have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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