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1890 Communities Near Secondcreek ...

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

Blaker Mills   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Secondcreek
 - Blaker Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caldwell   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Secondcreek
 - Caldwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Centennial   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Secondcreek
 - Centennial had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crimson Springs   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Secondcreek
 - Crimson Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Spring   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Secondcreek
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Fort Spring had a post office and railroad service
 
Gap Mills   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Secondcreek
 - 1895 population of 122 people
 - Gap Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glace   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Secondcreek
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Glace had railroad service and no post office
 
Hillsdale   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Secondcreek
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Hillsdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollywood   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Secondcreek
 - Hollywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Johnson Crossroads   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Secondcreek
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Johnson Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keenan   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Secondcreek
 - Keenan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knobs   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Secondcreek
 - Knobs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laurel Branch   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Secondcreek
 - 1895 population of 19 people
 - Laurel Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Secondcreek
 - 1895 population of 1,016 people (with 3,907 people in 2017)
 - Lewisburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monitor   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Secondcreek
 - Monitor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nickells Mill   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Secondcreek
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Nickells Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patton   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Secondcreek
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Patton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pickaway   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Secondcreek
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Pickaway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockland   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Secondcreek
 - Rockland had railroad service and no post office
 
Ronceverte   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Secondcreek
 - 1895 population of 481 people (with 1,717 people in 2017)
 - Ronceverte had a post office and railroad service
 
Salt Sulphur Springs   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Secondcreek
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Salt Sulphur Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sinks Grove   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Secondcreek
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sinks Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Secondcreek
 - 1895 population of 348 people (with 550 people in 2017)
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitcomb   (Greenbrier County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Whitcomb was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Secondcreek
 - Whitcomb had railroad service and no post office
 
Wolfcreek   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Secondcreek
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Wolfcreek 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 Secondcreek, 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 Secondcreek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Secondcreek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Secondcreek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6654, Longitude: -80.4540     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Secondcreek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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