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1890 Communities Near Sharon Heights ...

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

Baileysville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sharon Heights
 - Baileysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bald Knob   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sharon Heights
 - Bald Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Big Rock (VA)   (Buchanan County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sharon Heights
 - Big Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradshaw   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sharon Heights
 - Bradshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Canada (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Sharon Heights
 - Canada had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapmanville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) from Sharon Heights
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 1,137 people in 2017)
 - Chapmanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christian   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sharon Heights
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Christian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coleman (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sharon Heights
 - Coleman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crany   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sharon Heights
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Crany had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sharon Heights
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hewett   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Sharon Heights
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iaeger   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sharon Heights
 - 1895 population of 51 people (with 255 people in 2017)
 - Iaeger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamboree (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sharon Heights
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Jamboree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesse   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Sharon Heights
 - Jesse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Sharon Heights
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sharon Heights
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sharon Heights
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Spring   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sharon Heights
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - North Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oceana   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sharon Heights
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 1,245 people in 2017)
 - Oceana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oilville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sharon Heights
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paw Paw (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sharon Heights
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Paw Paw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelps (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sharon Heights
 - Phelps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pineville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Sharon Heights
 - 1895 population of 53 people (with 599 people in 2017)
 - Pineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pinsonfork (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sharon Heights
 - Pinsonfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock View   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Sharon Heights
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Rock View had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rural (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sharon Heights
 - Rural had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sun Hill   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Sharon Heights
 - Sun Hill 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 Sharon Heights, 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 in Sharon Heights. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sharon Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sharon Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6379, Longitude: -81.9371     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sharon Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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