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1890 Communities Near Society Hill Acres ...

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

Belpre (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Society Hill Acres
 - 1895 population of 1,007 people (with 6,406 people in 2017)
 - Belpre had a post office and railroad service
 
Blennerhassett   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Society Hill Acres
 - Blennerhassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boreman   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Society Hill Acres
 - Boreman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chesterville   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Society Hill Acres
 - 1895 population of 94 people
 - Chesterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dallison   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Society Hill Acres
 - Dallison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Davisville   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Society Hill Acres
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Davisville had a post office and railroad service
 
Dombey   (Wood County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dombey was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Society Hill Acres
 - Dombey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eli   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Society Hill Acres
 - Eli had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elizabeth   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Society Hill Acres
 - 1895 population of 710 people (with 827 people in 2017)
 - Elizabeth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fountain Spring   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Society Hill Acres
 - Fountain Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Freeport   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Society Hill Acres
 - 1895 population of 69 people
 - Freeport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leachtown   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Society Hill Acres
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Leachtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowdell   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Society Hill Acres
 - Lowdell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lubeck   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Society Hill Acres
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Lubeck had a post office and railroad service
 
Manganese   (Wood County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Manganese was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Society Hill Acres
 - Manganese had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - mineral wells had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newark   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Society Hill Acres
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Newark had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newport   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Society Hill Acres
 - Newport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parkersburg   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Society Hill Acres
 - 1895 population of 8,408 people (with 30,096 people in 2017)
 - Parkersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Polandale   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Society Hill Acres
 - Polandale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Society Hill Acres
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockland (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Society Hill Acres
 - 1895 population of 162 people
 - Rockland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockport   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Society Hill Acres
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Rockport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slate   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Society Hill Acres
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Slate had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallyho   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Society Hill Acres
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Tallyho had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tyner   (Wood County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tyner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Society Hill Acres
 - Tyner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vienna   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Society Hill Acres
 - Vienna had a post office and railroad service
 
Walker   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Society Hill Acres
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Walker 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 Society Hill Acres, 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 beginning in Society Hill Acres. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Society Hill Acres) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Society Hill Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1770, Longitude: -81.5026     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Society Hill Acres have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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