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1890 Communities Near Saint Joe ...

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

 - albright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Amblersburg   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the South (S) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Amblersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Corinth   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Corinth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cranesville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Cranesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cuzzart   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Cuzzart had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dority   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 34 people
 - Dority had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guseman   (Preston County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Guseman was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Saint Joe
 - Guseman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Herring   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Saint Joe
 - Herring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howesville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Howesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hudson   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Saint Joe
 - Hudson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hutton (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Hutton had a post office and railroad service
 
Jessop   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Saint Joe
 - Jessop had railroad service and no post office
 
Kingwood   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 625 people (with 2,929 people in 2017)
 - Kingwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Lenox   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Lenox had a post office and no railroad service
 
Masontown   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 146 people (with 544 people in 2017)
 - Masontown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morgans Glade   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Saint Joe
 - Morgans Glade had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedsville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 53 people (with 598 people in 2017)
 - Reedsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Rockville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rowlesburg   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 560 people (with 577 people in 2017)
 - Rowlesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Skipnish (MD)   (Garrett County (MD)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Skipnish was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Skipnish had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snider   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saint Joe
 - Snider had railroad service and no post office
 
Terra Alta   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 443 people (with 1,501 people in 2017)
 - Terra Alta had a post office and railroad service
 
Tunnelton   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 172 people (with 298 people in 2017)
 - Tunnelton had a post office and railroad service
 
Valley Point   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Saint Joe
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Valley Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
West End   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Saint Joe
 - West End had railroad service and no post office

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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 Saint Joe, 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 in Saint Joe. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saint Joe) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Joe. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4887, Longitude: -79.6323     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saint Joe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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