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1890 Communities Near Roaring Creek Junction ...

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

Belington   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 450 people (with 1,864 people in 2017)
 - Belington had a post office and railroad service
 
Beverly   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 343 people (with 675 people in 2017)
 - Beverly had a post office and railroad service
 
Calhoun   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Calhoun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cassity   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - Cassity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkins   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 737 people (with 7,047 people in 2017)
 - Elkins had a post office and railroad service
 
Faulkner   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - Faulkner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flora   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Flora was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Flora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gilman   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - Gilman had railroad service and no post office
 
Huff   (Randolph County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huff was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - Huff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huffman   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huffman was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ivy   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Ivy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kedron   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - Kedron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kerens   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - Kerens had a post office and railroad service
 
Kingsville   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Kingsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirt   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - Kirt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leadsville   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Leadsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadowville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Meadowville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Middle Fork   (Randolph County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Middle Fork was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 252 people
 - Middle Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montrose   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 154 people in 2017)
 - Montrose had a post office and railroad service
 
Overhill   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - Overhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Queens   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Queens had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Run   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Sand Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swamp Run   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Swamp Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talbott   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - Talbott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallmansville   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - Tallmansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whyte   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - Whyte had railroad service and no post office
 
Wilmoth   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wilmoth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Roaring Creek Junction
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Wilmoth 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 Roaring Creek Junction, 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Roaring Creek Junction. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Roaring Creek Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roaring Creek Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9409, Longitude: -79.9598     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Roaring Creek Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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