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1890 Communities Near Sod ...

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

Charleston   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sod
 - 1895 population of 6,742 people (with 49,138 people in 2016)
 - Charleston had a post office and railroad service
 
Culloden   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sod
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Culloden had a post office and railroad service
 
Danville   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Sod
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Davis Creek   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sod
 - Davis Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Foster   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sod
 - Foster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garretts Bend   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sod
 - Garretts Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Griffithsville   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Sod
 - 1895 population of 74 people
 - Griffithsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamlin   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Sod
 - 1895 population of 248 people (with 1,114 people in 2016)
 - Hamlin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurricane   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sod
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 6,604 people in 2016)
 - Hurricane had a post office and railroad service
 
Jenks   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sod
 - Jenks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sod
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mound   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mound was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sod
 - Mound had a post office and railroad service
 
Myra   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Sod
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Myra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nye   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sod
 - Nye had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peytona   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sod
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Peytona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Portersville   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sod
 - Portersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Racine   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sod
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Racine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Albans   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sod
 - 1895 population of 1,375 people (with 10,553 people in 2016)
 - Saint Albans had a post office and railroad service
 
Sattes   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sod
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Sattes had a post office and railroad service
 
Scary   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Sod
 - Scary had a post office and railroad service
 
South Ruffner   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sod
 - South Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Spring Hill   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sod
 - Spring Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Spurlockville   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sod
 - Spurlockville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sweetland   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Sod
 - Sweetland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Teays   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sod
 - Teays had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tornado   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Sod
 - Tornado 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 Sod, 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 that starts in Sod. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sod) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sod. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2443, Longitude: -81.8762     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sod have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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