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1890 Communities Near Roseville ...

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>


Roseville itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and no railroad service.

Acme   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Roseville
 - Acme had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alaska   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Alaska was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Roseville
 - Alaska had railroad service and no post office
 
Beury   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Roseville
 - Beury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cirtsville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Roseville
 - Cirtsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Claremont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Roseville
 - Claremont had a post office and railroad service
 
Clear Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Roseville
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Clear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decota   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Roseville
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Decota had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dempsey   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Roseville
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Dempsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dimmock   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Roseville
 - Dimmock had railroad service and no post office
 
Dry Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Roseville
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Dry Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayetteville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Roseville
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 2,772 people in 2017)
 - Fayetteville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fire Creek   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fire Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Roseville
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Fire Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Gatewood   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Roseville
 - Gatewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grandview   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Roseville
 - Grandview had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kincaid   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Roseville
 - Kincaid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Roseville
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Matville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKendree   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Roseville
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - McKendree had railroad service and no post office
 
Mossy   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Roseville
 - Mossy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Roseville
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Roseville
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 8,338 people in 2017)
 - Oak Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellton   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Roseville
 - 1895 population of 491 people
 - Powellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prince   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Roseville
 - Prince had a post office and railroad service
 
Prosperity   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Roseville
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Prosperity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quinnimont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Roseville
 - 1895 population of 600 people
 - Quinnimont had a post office and railroad service
 
Rush Run   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rush Run was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Roseville
 - Rush Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thurmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Roseville
 - Thurmond 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 Roseville, 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 starting from Roseville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Roseville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roseville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9282, Longitude: -81.2615     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Roseville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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