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1890 Communities Near Sand Hill ...

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

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Alden (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the North (N) from Sand Hill
 - Alden had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Belpre (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sand Hill
 - 1895 population of 1,007 people (with 6,406 people in 2017)
 - Belpre had a post office and railroad service
 
 - boaz had a post office and railroad service
 
Boreman   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Sand Hill
 - Boreman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sand Hill
 - Briscoe had railroad service and no post office
 
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Caywood (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sand Hill
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Caywood had a post office and railroad service
 
Churchtown (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sand Hill
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Churchtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Constitution (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sand Hill
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Constitution had a post office and railroad service
 
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Dell (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sand Hill
 - Dell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunham (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sand Hill
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Dunham had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Fleming (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sand Hill
 - 1895 population of 19 people
 - Fleming had a post office and railroad service
 
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Grand View (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sand Hill
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Grand View had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Harmar (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sand Hill
 - 1895 population of 1,684 people
 - Harmar had railroad service and no post office
 
Hills (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sand Hill
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Hills had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Lower Newport (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Sand Hill
 - Lower Newport had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Marietta (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sand Hill
 - 1895 population of 8,273 people (with 13,673 people in 2017)
 - Marietta had a post office and railroad service
 
McAvan (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sand Hill
 - McAvan had railroad service and no post office
 
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Newport   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sand Hill
 - Newport had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Parkersburg   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sand Hill
 - 1895 population of 8,408 people (with 30,096 people in 2017)
 - Parkersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
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Rainbow (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Sand Hill
 - Rainbow had a post office and railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Sand Hill
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reno (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Sand Hill
 - Reno had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockland (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sand Hill
 - 1895 population of 162 people
 - Rockland had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Stanleyville (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sand Hill
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Stanleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Tallyho   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sand Hill
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Tallyho had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Valley Mills   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sand Hill
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Valley Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vienna   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sand Hill
 - Vienna had a post office and railroad service
 
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Waverly   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sand Hill
 - Waverly had a post office and railroad service
 
West Marietta (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sand Hill
 - West Marietta had railroad service and no post office
 
Williamstown   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sand Hill
 - 1895 population of 376 people (with 2,906 people in 2017)
 - Williamstown had a post office and railroad service
 
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Yankeeburg (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Sand Hill
 - Yankeeburg had a post office and no railroad service

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sand Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3709, Longitude: -81.4901     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sand Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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