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1890 Communities Near Rosbys Rock ...

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 Rosbys Rock had a population of 112 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Adaline   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Adaline had a post office and no railroad service
 
Businessburg (OH)   (Belmont County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Businessburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cameron   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 776 people (with 871 people in 2017)
 - Cameron had a post office and railroad service
 
Captina (OH)   (Belmont County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Captina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarington (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 762 people (with 370 people in 2017)
 - Clarington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cresap   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Cresap had a post office and railroad service
 
Dilles Bottom (OH)   (Belmont County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Dilles Bottom had a post office and railroad service
 
Franklin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rosbys Rock
 - Franklin had railroad service and no post office
 
Glen Easton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Glen Easton had a post office and railroad service
 
Glendale   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rosbys Rock
 - Glendale had a post office and railroad service
 
Graysville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Graysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Heath (OH)   (Belmont County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rosbys Rock
 - Heath had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howard   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Howard was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rosbys Rock
 - Howard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kausooth   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 6 people
 - Kausooth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knoxville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Limestone   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Limestone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loudenville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Loudenville had a post office and railroad service
 
Lynn Camp   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Lynn Camp had a post office and no railroad service
 
McMechen   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 427 people (with 1,775 people in 2017)
 - McMechen had a post office and railroad service
 
Meighen   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Rosbys Rock
 - Meighen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millsboro   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Millsboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moundsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 2,688 people (with 8,494 people in 2017)
 - Moundsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Powhatan Point (OH)   (Belmont County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 368 people (with 1,548 people in 2017)
 - Powhatan Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Joseph   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Rosbys Rock
 - Saint Joseph had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shadyside (OH)   (Belmont County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rosbys Rock
 - Shadyside had railroad service and no post office
 
Switzer (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Rosbys Rock
 - Switzer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wegee (OH)   (Belmont County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Wegee had a post office and railroad service
 
Wells   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wells was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rosbys Rock
 - Wells had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wolf Run   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rosbys Rock
 - Wolf Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodlands   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rosbys Rock
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Woodlands 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 Rosbys Rock, 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 that begins in Rosbys Rock. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rosbys Rock) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosbys Rock. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8415, Longitude: -80.7120     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rosbys Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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