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1890 Communities Near Saxman ...

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

Boggs   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the North (N) from Saxman
 - Boggs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Craigsville   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Saxman
 - Craigsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delphi   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Saxman
 - Delphi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duo   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Saxman
 - Duo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enon   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Saxman
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Enon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fowler Knob   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Saxman
 - 1895 population of 223 people
 - Fowler Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friars Hill   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Saxman
 - Friars Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Halo   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Saxman
 - Halo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hominy Falls   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saxman
 - Hominy Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hookersville   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Saxman
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Hookersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacox   (Pocahontas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Saxman
 - Jacox had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leivasy   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saxman
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Leivasy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leonard   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Saxman
 - Leonard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lile   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Saxman
 - Lile had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lobelia   (Pocahontas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Saxman
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Lobelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loveridge   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Saxman
 - Loveridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Lookout   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Saxman
 - Mount Lookout had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Nebo   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Saxman
 - Mount Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muddlety   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Saxman
 - Muddlety had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nutterville   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Saxman
 - Nutterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ophelia   (Nicholas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ophelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Saxman
 - Ophelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Persinger   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Saxman
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Persinger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pool   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saxman
 - Pool had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richwood   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Saxman
 - 1895 population of 24 people (with 1,906 people in 2017)
 - Richwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rupert   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Saxman
 - Rupert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snow Hill   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Saxman
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Snow Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strouds   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Saxman
 - Strouds had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upperglade   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Saxman
 - Upperglade had a post office and no railroad service
 
Welch Glade   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Saxman
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Welch Glade had a post office and no railroad service
 
Williamsburg   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Saxman
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Williamsburg 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 Saxman, 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 beginning in Saxman. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saxman) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saxman. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2098, Longitude: -80.5970     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saxman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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