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1890 Communities Near School House ...

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>


School House itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a population of 26 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Angerona   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from School House
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Angerona had a post office and railroad service
 
Antiquity (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from School House
 - 1895 population of 71 people
 - Antiquity had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - apple grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baden   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from School House
 - Baden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottageville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from School House
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Cottageville had a post office and railroad service
 
Evans   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from School House
 - Evans had a post office and railroad service
 
Flatrock   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from School House
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Flatrock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Great Bend (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from School House
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Great Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gunville   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from School House
 - Gunville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huntsville   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huntsville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from School House
 - Huntsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Letart   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from School House
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Letart had a post office and railroad service
 
Letart Falls (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from School House
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Letart Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mentor   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mentor was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from School House
 - Mentor had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - millwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Haven   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from School House
 - 1895 population of 595 people (with 1,499 people in 2017)
 - New Haven had a post office and railroad service
 
Plants (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from School House
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Plants had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant View   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from School House
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Pleasant View had a post office and railroad service
 
Providence   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from School House
 - Providence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Racine (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from School House
 - 1895 population of 820 people (with 653 people in 2017)
 - Racine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ravenswood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from School House
 - 1895 population of 817 people (with 3,738 people in 2017)
 - Ravenswood had a post office and railroad service
 
Ripley Landing   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from School House
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Ripley Landing had railroad service and no post office
 
Rollins   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from School House
 - Rollins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sassafras   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from School House
 - Sassafras had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saxon (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from School House
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Saxon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sherman   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from School House
 - Sherman had a post office and railroad service
 
Silverton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from School House
 - 1895 population of 51 people
 - Silverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Syracuse (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from School House
 - 1895 population of 1,622 people (with 813 people in 2017)
 - Syracuse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Willow Grove   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Willow Grove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from School House
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Willow Grove 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 School House, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in School House. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- School House) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in School House. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8776, Longitude: -81.8737     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for School House have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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