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1890 Communities Near Shadyside ...

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

Bakers Run   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the East (E) from Shadyside
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bakers Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bennett   (Gilmer County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bennett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shadyside
 - Bennett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birch River   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shadyside
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Birch River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Canfield   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shadyside
 - Canfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapel   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Shadyside
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cutlips   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Shadyside
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Cutlips had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elmira   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Shadyside
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Elmira had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flatwoods   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shadyside
 - 1895 population of 53 people (with 277 people in 2016)
 - Flatwoods had a post office and railroad service
 
Frametown   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shadyside
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Frametown had a post office and no railroad service
 
German   (Braxton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While German was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Shadyside
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - German had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harrison   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shadyside
 - Harrison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Heaters   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shadyside
 - Heaters had a post office and railroad service
 
Herold   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Shadyside
 - Herold had a post office and no railroad service
 
Home   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Shadyside
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hope   (Braxton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hope was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Shadyside
 - Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ira   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shadyside
 - Ira had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Birch   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shadyside
 - 1895 population of 6 people
 - Little Birch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Otter   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shadyside
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Little Otter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lloydsville   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shadyside
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Lloydsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lydia   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Shadyside
 - Lydia had a post office and no railroad service
 
McNutt   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shadyside
 - McNutt had railroad service and no post office
 
Newville   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Shadyside
 - Newville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Progress   (Braxton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Progress was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shadyside
 - Progress had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosedale   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shadyside
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Rosedale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sleith   (Braxton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sleith was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shadyside
 - Sleith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strange Creek   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shadyside
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Strange Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sutton   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Shadyside
 - 1895 population of 276 people (with 1,033 people in 2016)
 - Sutton had a post office and railroad service
 
Twistville   (Braxton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Twistville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Shadyside
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Twistville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wattsville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shadyside
 - Wattsville 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 Shadyside, 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Shadyside. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shadyside) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shadyside. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6512, Longitude: -80.8165     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shadyside have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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