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1890 Communities Near Slanesville ...

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 Slanesville had a population of 31 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Augusta   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 101 people
 - Augusta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barnes Mill   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Slanesville
 - Barnes Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bloomery   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 106 people
 - Bloomery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Capon Bridge   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 371 people in 2017)
 - Capon Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cold Stream   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Cold Stream had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collinsville (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Collinsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cross Junction (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Cross Junction had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillons Run   (Hampshire County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dillons Run was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Dillons Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Donaldson   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Slanesville
 - Donaldson had railroad service and no post office
 
Gore (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Slanesville
 - Gore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grace   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Slanesville
 - Grace had railroad service and no post office
 
Green Spring   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Green Spring had a post office and railroad service
 
Higginsville   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Higginsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hooks Mills   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Hooks Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lehew   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Slanesville
 - Lehew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Levels   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Slanesville
 - Levels had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Cacapon   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Slanesville
 - Little Cacapon had railroad service and no post office
 
Millbrook   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Slanesville
 - Millbrook had a post office and no railroad service
 
North River Mills   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - North River Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Okonoko   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Okonoko had a post office and railroad service
 
Oldtown (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Oldtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paw Paw   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 772 people (with 491 people in 2017)
 - Paw Paw had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasantdale   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Pleasantdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romney   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 451 people (with 1,737 people in 2017)
 - Romney had a post office and railroad service
 
Sedan   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Sedan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Gap   (Hampshire County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Spring Gap was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Slanesville
 - Spring Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Springfield   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Slanesville
 - 1895 population of 168 people
 - Springfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Three Churches   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Slanesville
 - Three Churches had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wapocomo   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Slanesville
 - Wapocomo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitacre (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Slanesville
 - Whitacre 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 Slanesville, 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' distance from Slanesville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Slanesville) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slanesville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3733, Longitude: -78.5225     [Map].

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