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1890 Communities Near Ruckman ...

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 Ruckman had a population of 11 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Augusta   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 101 people
 - Augusta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barnes Mill   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ruckman
 - Barnes Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Capon Springs   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Capon Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delray   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Delray had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillons Run   (Hampshire County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dillons Run was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Dillons Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doman   (Hardy County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Doman was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Doman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fabius   (Hardy County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fabius was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Fabius had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glebe   (Hampshire County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Glebe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Glebe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grace   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Ruckman
 - Grace had railroad service and no post office
 
Hooks Mills   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Hooks Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Inkerman   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Inkerman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Junction   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ruckman
 - Junction had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirby   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Kirby had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lehew   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Ruckman
 - Lehew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millbrook   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Ruckman
 - Millbrook had a post office and no railroad service
 
Needmore   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ruckman
 - Needmore had a post office and no railroad service
 
North River Mills   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - North River Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasantdale   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Pleasantdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Purgitsville   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Ruckman
 - Purgitsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rio   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Ruckman
 - Rio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romney   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 451 people (with 1,737 people in 2017)
 - Romney had a post office and railroad service
 
Sedan   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Sedan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slanesville   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Slanesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Three Churches   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Ruckman
 - Three Churches had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wapocomo   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Ruckman
 - Wapocomo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wardensville   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 261 people in 2017)
 - Wardensville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yellow Spring   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ruckman
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Yellow Spring 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 Ruckman, 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 Ruckman. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ruckman) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ruckman. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2329, Longitude: -78.6928     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ruckman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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