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1890 Communities Near Seth ...

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

Acme   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Seth
 - Acme had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bandytown   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Seth
 - Bandytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Grove   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Seth
 - Cedar Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coalburg   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Seth
 - 1895 population of 520 people
 - Coalburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Comfort   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Seth
 - Comfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crown Hill   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Seth
 - Crown Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Danville   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Seth
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decota   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Seth
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Decota had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Branch   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Seth
 - Dry Branch had railroad service and no post office
 
East Bank   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Seth
 - East Bank had a post office and railroad service
 
Foster   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Seth
 - Foster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Seth
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Handley   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Seth
 - 1895 population of 49 people (with 336 people in 2016)
 - Handley had a post office and railroad service
 
Jarrolds Valley   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Seth
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Jarrolds Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kanawha City   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Seth
 - Kanawha City had a post office and railroad service
 
Madison   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Seth
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malden   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Seth
 - 1895 population of 355 people
 - Malden had a post office and railroad service
 
Nelson   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Seth
 - Nelson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peytona   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Seth
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Peytona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Racine   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Seth
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Racine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shrewsbury   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Seth
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Shrewsbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Ruffner   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Seth
 - South Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Van   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Seth
 - Van had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winifrede   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Seth
 - Winifrede had a post office and railroad service
 
Winifrede Junction   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Seth
 - Winifrede Junction had railroad service and no post office

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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 Seth, 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 Seth. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Seth) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Seth. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Seth

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seth. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1131, Longitude: -81.6216     [Map].

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