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1890 Communities Near Rockville ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Rockville had a population of 21 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Albright   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 89 people (with 282 people in 2017)
 - Albright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brandonville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 82 people (with 105 people in 2017)
 - Brandonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bruceton Mills   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 221 people (with 86 people in 2017)
 - Bruceton Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifton Mills   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 105 people
 - Clifton Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cranesville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Cranesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cuzzart   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Cuzzart had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dellslow   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Rockville
 - Dellslow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dority   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 34 people
 - Dority had a post office and no railroad service
 
Easton   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Easton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elliottsville (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rockville
 - Elliottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gibbon Glade (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Gibbon Glade had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glade Farms   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Glade Farms had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guseman   (Preston County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Guseman was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rockville
 - Guseman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haydentown (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rockville
 - Haydentown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Herring   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rockville
 - Herring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howesville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Howesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hudson   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Rockville
 - Hudson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kingwood   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 625 people (with 2,929 people in 2017)
 - Kingwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Lenox   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Lenox had a post office and no railroad service
 
Masontown   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 146 people (with 544 people in 2017)
 - Masontown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morgans Glade   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rockville
 - Morgans Glade had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morgantown   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 1,011 people (with 30,547 people in 2017)
 - Morgantown had a post office and railroad service
 
Morris Crossroads (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 162 people
 - Morris Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pisgah   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Pisgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedsville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 53 people (with 598 people in 2017)
 - Reedsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snider   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Rockville
 - Snider had railroad service and no post office
 
Stewartstown   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Stewartstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Point   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rockville
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Valley Point 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 Rockville, 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 stretches from Rockville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rockville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6215, Longitude: -79.7048     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rockville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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