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1890 Communities Near Rolling Hills ...

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

Belpre (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 1,007 people (with 6,406 people in 2017)
 - Belpre had a post office and railroad service
 
Boaz   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rolling Hills
 - Boaz had a post office and railroad service
 
Boreman   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rolling Hills
 - Boreman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Borland   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rolling Hills
 - Borland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rolling Hills
 - Briscoe had railroad service and no post office
 
Cluster   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Rolling Hills
 - Cluster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Constitution (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Constitution had a post office and railroad service
 
Dallison   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rolling Hills
 - Dallison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deerwalk   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Deerwalk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dell (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rolling Hills
 - Dell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eureka   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Eureka had a post office and railroad service
 
Grand View (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Grand View had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harmar (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 1,684 people
 - Harmar had railroad service and no post office
 
Hills (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Hills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horseneck   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Horseneck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lower Newport (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rolling Hills
 - Lower Newport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marietta (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 8,273 people (with 13,673 people in 2017)
 - Marietta had a post office and railroad service
 
McAvan (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rolling Hills
 - McAvan had railroad service and no post office
 
Newport   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rolling Hills
 - Newport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parkersburg   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 8,408 people (with 30,096 people in 2017)
 - Parkersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rolling Hills
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reno (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rolling Hills
 - Reno had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallyho   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Tallyho had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Mills   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Valley Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vienna   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rolling Hills
 - Vienna had a post office and railroad service
 
Waverly   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Rolling Hills
 - Waverly had a post office and railroad service
 
West Marietta (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rolling Hills
 - West Marietta had railroad service and no post office
 
Williamstown   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 376 people (with 2,906 people in 2017)
 - Williamstown had a post office and railroad service
 
Willow Island   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Willow Island had a post office and railroad service
 
Yankeeburg (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rolling Hills
 - Yankeeburg 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 Rolling Hills, 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 starting from Rolling Hills. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rolling Hills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rolling Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3334, Longitude: -81.4412     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rolling Hills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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