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1890 Communities Near Riverdale Estates ...

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

Bancroft   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Riverdale Estates
 - Bancroft had railroad service and no post office
 
Buffalo   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Riverdale Estates
 - 1895 population of 238 people (with 1,262 people in 2017)
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Confidence   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Riverdale Estates
 - Confidence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elmwood   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Riverdale Estates
 - Elmwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Extra   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Riverdale Estates
 - Extra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fraziers Bottom   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Riverdale Estates
 - Fraziers Bottom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grimms Landing   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Riverdale Estates
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Grimms Landing had a post office and railroad service
 
Hugo   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Riverdale Estates
 - Hugo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurricane   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Riverdale Estates
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 6,542 people in 2017)
 - Hurricane had a post office and railroad service
 
Liberty   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Riverdale Estates
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midway   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Riverdale Estates
 - Midway had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Olive   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Riverdale Estates
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paradise   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Riverdale Estates
 - Paradise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pliny   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Riverdale Estates
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Pliny had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plymouth   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Riverdale Estates
 - Plymouth had a post office and railroad service
 
Poca   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Riverdale Estates
 - 1895 population of 284 people (with 987 people in 2017)
 - Poca had a post office and railroad service
 
Raymond City   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Riverdale Estates
 - 1895 population of 650 people
 - Raymond City had a post office and railroad service
 
 - red house had railroad service and no post office
 
Rocky Fork   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Riverdale Estates
 - Rocky Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sattes   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Riverdale Estates
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Sattes had a post office and railroad service
 
Scary   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Riverdale Estates
 - Scary had a post office and railroad service
 
Sigman   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Riverdale Estates
 - Sigman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Teays   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Riverdale Estates
 - Teays had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upland   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Riverdale Estates
 - Upland had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - winfield 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 Riverdale Estates, 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 beginning in Riverdale Estates. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Riverdale Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverdale Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5395, Longitude: -81.8826     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Riverdale Estates have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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