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1890 Communities Near Rossmore ...

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

Baileysville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Rossmore
 - Baileysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bald Knob   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rossmore
 - Bald Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bandytown   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rossmore
 - Bandytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Canada (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rossmore
 - Canada had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapmanville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Rossmore
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 1,137 people in 2017)
 - Chapmanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christian   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rossmore
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Christian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Danville   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rossmore
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Foster   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rossmore
 - Foster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fourteen   (Lincoln County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fourteen was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rossmore
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Fourteen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rossmore
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rossmore
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hewett   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rossmore
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamboree (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rossmore
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Jamboree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rossmore
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rossmore
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rossmore
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rossmore
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Spring   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rossmore
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - North Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oceana   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rossmore
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 1,245 people in 2017)
 - Oceana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oilville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rossmore
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelps (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rossmore
 - Phelps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pinsonfork (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rossmore
 - Pinsonfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rural (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rossmore
 - Rural had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spurlockville   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Rossmore
 - Spurlockville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sun Hill   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rossmore
 - Sun Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rossmore
 - Van 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 Rossmore, 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 that begins in Rossmore. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rossmore) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rossmore. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8093, Longitude: -81.9812     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rossmore have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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