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1890 Communities Near Sprattsville ...

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

Baileysville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the East (E) from Sprattsville
 - Baileysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bald Knob   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sprattsville
 - Bald Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradshaw   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sprattsville
 - Bradshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christian   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Sprattsville
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Christian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coleman (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sprattsville
 - Coleman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crany   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sprattsville
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Crany had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sprattsville
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iaeger   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sprattsville
 - 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sprattsville
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Jamboree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesse   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sprattsville
 - Jesse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Sprattsville
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Sprattsville
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Sprattsville
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
McGraws   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sprattsville
 - McGraws had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newfound   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Sprattsville
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Newfound had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Spring   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sprattsville
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - North Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oceana   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sprattsville
 - 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sprattsville
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paw Paw (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sprattsville
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Paw Paw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelps (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sprattsville
 - Phelps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pineville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Sprattsville
 - 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 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Sprattsville
 - Pinsonfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock View   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Sprattsville
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Rock View had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saulsville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Sprattsville
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Saulsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sun Hill   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Sprattsville
 - 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 Sprattsville, 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 Sprattsville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sprattsville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sprattsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6001, Longitude: -81.8726     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sprattsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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