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1890 Communities Near Riverview Heights ...

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

Aberdeen   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the East (E) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Aberdeen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alkires Mills   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Alkires Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alum Bridge   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Alum Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bealls Mills   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Bealls Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Benson   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Benson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berlin   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Riverview Heights
 - Berlin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Big Isaac   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Big Isaac had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camden   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Camden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Churchville   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Churchville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Coldwater had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deanville   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Riverview Heights
 - Deanville had railroad service and no post office
 
Freemansburg   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Freemansburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goodhope   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Goodhope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horner   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Riverview Heights
 - Horner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jane Lew   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 228 people (with 392 people in 2017)
 - Jane Lew had a post office and railroad service
 
Jarvisville   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Jarvisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Johnstown   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 120 people
 - Johnstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kincheloe   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Kincheloe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lightburn   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Riverview Heights
 - Lightburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lorentz   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Riverview Heights
 - Lorentz had a post office and railroad service
 
Lost Creek   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 474 people in 2017)
 - Lost Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Rockford   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vandalia   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Riverview Heights
 - Vandalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Milford   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 609 people in 2017)
 - West Milford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weston   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Riverview Heights
 - 1895 population of 2,143 people (with 3,971 people in 2017)
 - Weston had a post office and 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 Riverview Heights, 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 beginning in Riverview Heights. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Riverview Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverview Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0759, Longitude: -80.4670     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Riverview Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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