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1890 Communities Near Pond Creek ...

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

Bashan (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pond Creek
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Bashan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belleville   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Pond Creek
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Belleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Eli   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pond Creek
 - Eli had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayal (OH)   (Meigs County (OH)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fayal was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pond Creek
 - Fayal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazael (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pond Creek
 - Hazael had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hockingport (OH)   (Athens County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Pond Creek
 - 1895 population of 198 people
 - Hockingport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jerrys Run   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pond Creek
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Jerrys Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joppa (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pond Creek
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keno (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Pond Creek
 - Keno had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - lone cedar had a post office and railroad service
 
Long Bottom (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Pond Creek
 - 1895 population of 163 people
 - Long Bottom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowdell   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pond Creek
 - Lowdell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manganese   (Wood County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Manganese was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pond Creek
 - Manganese had a post office and no railroad service
 
Murraysville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pond Creek
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Murraysville had a post office and railroad service
 
Neptune   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pond Creek
 - Neptune had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesselroad   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nesselroad was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pond Creek
 - Nesselroad had a post office and no railroad service
 
New England   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pond Creek
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - New England had a post office and no railroad service
 
Portland (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pond Creek
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Portland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedsville (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Pond Creek
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Reedsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sherman   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Pond Creek
 - Sherman had a post office and railroad service
 
Skull Run   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Pond Creek
 - Skull Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Topins Grove   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pond Creek
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Topins Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuppers Plains (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pond Creek
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Tuppers Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tyner   (Wood County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tyner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pond Creek
 - Tyner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wesley   (Wood County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wesley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Pond Creek
 - Wesley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Willowdale   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pond Creek
 - Willowdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Youba (OH)   (Athens County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Pond Creek
 - Youba 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 Pond Creek, 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 that begins in Pond Creek. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pond Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pond Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0942, Longitude: -81.7432     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pond Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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