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1890 Communities Near Shiloh ...

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

Acme   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the North (N) from Shiloh
 - Acme had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bald Knob   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shiloh
 - Bald Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bandytown   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shiloh
 - Bandytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cirtsville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shiloh
 - Cirtsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clear Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Clear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crany   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Crany had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daniels   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Daniels had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decota   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Decota had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Dry Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jarrolds Valley   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Jarrolds Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesse   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shiloh
 - Jesse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lester   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 11 people (with 322 people in 2016)
 - Lester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Matville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McGraws   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shiloh
 - McGraws had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mossy   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Shiloh
 - Mossy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shiloh
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newfound   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Newfound had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oceana   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 1,280 people in 2016)
 - Oceana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pemberton   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Pemberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pineville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 53 people (with 619 people in 2016)
 - Pineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prosperity   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Prosperity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Redbird   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shiloh
 - Redbird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock View   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Rock View had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roseville   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Roseville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shiloh
 - Roseville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saulsville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Saulsville 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 Shiloh, 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 beginning in Shiloh. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shiloh) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shiloh. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7996, Longitude: -81.3926     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shiloh have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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