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1890 Communities Near Rollyson ...

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 in 1895, Rollyson had a post office and railroad service.

Aspinall   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North (N) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Aspinall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bakers Run   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bakers Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bulltown   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Bulltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burnsville   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 490 people in 2017)
 - Burnsville had no post office or railroad service
 
Caress   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rollyson
 - Caress had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedarville   (Gilmer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Cedarville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapel   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Copen   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Copen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Corley   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Corley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cutlips   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Cutlips had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duffy   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Duffy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falls Mill   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Rollyson
 - Falls Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flatwoods   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 53 people (with 270 people in 2017)
 - Flatwoods had a post office and railroad service
 
German   (Braxton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While German was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - German had a post office and no railroad service
 
Heaters   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Rollyson
 - Heaters had a post office and railroad service
 
Hettie   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Rollyson
 - Hettie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Home   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hope   (Braxton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hope was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Rollyson
 - Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyers   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rollyson
 - Hyers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ireland   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Ireland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonville   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Jacksonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Otter   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Little Otter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lloydsville   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Lloydsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McNutt   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rollyson
 - McNutt had railroad service and no post office
 
Milroy   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rollyson
 - Milroy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newville   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rollyson
 - Newville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Fork   (Gilmer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rollyson
 - Sand Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stouts Mills   (Gilmer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Stouts Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sutton   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rollyson
 - 1895 population of 276 people (with 988 people in 2017)
 - Sutton 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 Rollyson, 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 Rollyson. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rollyson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rollyson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7834, Longitude: -80.6409     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rollyson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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