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1890 Communities Near Selbyville ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Selbyville had a population of 53 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Alexander   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Selbyville
 - Alexander had railroad service and no post office
 
Alton   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Selbyville
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Alton had a post office and railroad service
 
Arlington   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Selbyville
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Arlington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyd   (Upshur County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Boyd was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Selbyville
 - Boyd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Canaan   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Selbyville
 - Canaan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cassity   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Selbyville
 - Cassity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cleveland   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Selbyville
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duffy   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Selbyville
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Duffy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evergreen   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Selbyville
 - Evergreen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Randolph County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Florence was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Selbyville
 - Florence had a post office and no railroad service
 
French Creek   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Selbyville
 - 1895 population of 302 people
 - French Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frenchton   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Selbyville
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Frenchton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaines   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Selbyville
 - Gaines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hacker Valley   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Selbyville
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Hacker Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Helvetia   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Selbyville
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Helvetia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hemlock   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Selbyville
 - Hemlock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Grove   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Selbyville
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Holly Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kanawha Head   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Selbyville
 - Kanawha Head had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kedron   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Selbyville
 - Kedron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Wildcat   (Lewis County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Little Wildcat was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Selbyville
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Little Wildcat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mayton   (Webster County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mayton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Selbyville
 - Mayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palace Valley   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Selbyville
 - Palace Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pickens   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Selbyville
 - Pickens had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pugh   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Selbyville
 - Pugh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Queens   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Selbyville
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Queens had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Cave   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Selbyville
 - Rock Cave had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sago   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Selbyville
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Sago had a post office and railroad service
 
Sellers   (Upshur County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sellers was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Selbyville
 - Sellers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallmansville   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Selbyville
 - Tallmansville 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 Selbyville, 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 starting from Selbyville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Selbyville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Selbyville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7540, Longitude: -80.2365     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Selbyville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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