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1890 Communities Near Sewell ...

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 in 1895, Sewell had railroad service and no post office.

Alaska   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Alaska was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the South (S) from Sewell
 - Alaska had railroad service and no post office
 
Beauty   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Sewell
 - Beauty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beury   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sewell
 - Beury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caperton   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 562 people
 - Caperton had a post office and railroad service
 
Claremont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sewell
 - Claremont had a post office and railroad service
 
Clifftop   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Sewell
 - Clifftop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dempsey   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Dempsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dimmock   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sewell
 - Dimmock had railroad service and no post office
 
East Sewell   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While East Sewell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sewell
 - East Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
Edmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Sewell
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayette   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sewell
 - Fayette had railroad service and no post office
 
Fayetteville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 2,852 people in 2016)
 - Fayetteville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fire Creek   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fire Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Fire Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Gatewood   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sewell
 - Gatewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keeneys Creek   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Sewell
 - Keeneys Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Lansing   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sewell
 - Lansing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lookout   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Lookout had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKendree   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - McKendree had railroad service and no post office
 
Nuttalburg   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nuttalburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 342 people
 - Nuttalburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 8,544 people in 2016)
 - Oak Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ravenseye   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Ravenseye had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rush Run   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rush Run was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sewell
 - Rush Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sewell
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Russellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunnyside   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sunnyside was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sewell
 - Sunnyside had railroad service and no post office
 
Thurmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sewell
 - Thurmond 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 Sewell, 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 stretches from Sewell. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sewell) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sewell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9973, Longitude: -81.0209     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sewell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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