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1890 Communities Near Scenic Hills ...

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

Belpre (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the West (W) from Scenic Hills
 - 1895 population of 1,007 people (with 6,406 people in 2017)
 - Belpre had a post office and railroad service
 
Blennerhassett   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Scenic Hills
 - Blennerhassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boaz   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Scenic Hills
 - Boaz had a post office and railroad service
 
Boreman   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Scenic Hills
 - Boreman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Scenic Hills
 - Briscoe had railroad service and no post office
 
Chesterville   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Scenic Hills
 - 1895 population of 94 people
 - Chesterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Constitution (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Scenic Hills
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Constitution had a post office and railroad service
 
Dallison   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Scenic Hills
 - Dallison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Davisville   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Scenic Hills
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Davisville had a post office and railroad service
 
Deerwalk   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Scenic Hills
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Deerwalk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dombey   (Wood County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dombey was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Scenic Hills
 - Dombey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fountain Spring   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Scenic Hills
 - Fountain Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leachtown   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Scenic Hills
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Leachtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lubeck   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Scenic Hills
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Lubeck had a post office and railroad service
 
Mineral Wells   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Scenic Hills
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Mineral Wells had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newport   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Scenic Hills
 - Newport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parkersburg   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Scenic Hills
 - 1895 population of 8,408 people (with 30,096 people in 2017)
 - Parkersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Polandale   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Scenic Hills
 - Polandale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Scenic Hills
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reno (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Scenic Hills
 - Reno had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockland (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Scenic Hills
 - 1895 population of 162 people
 - Rockland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallyho   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Scenic Hills
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Tallyho had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Mills   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Scenic Hills
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Valley Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vienna   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Scenic Hills
 - Vienna had a post office and railroad service
 
Walker   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Scenic Hills
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Walker had a post office and railroad service
 
Waverly   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Scenic Hills
 - Waverly had a post office and 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 Scenic Hills, 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 Scenic Hills. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Scenic Hills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scenic Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2667, Longitude: -81.4815     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scenic Hills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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