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1890 Communities Near Spring Valley ...

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

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Ashland (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 4,195 people (with 20,669 people in 2017)
 - Ashland had a post office and railroad service
 
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Bartramville (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spring Valley
 - Bartramville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bowen   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Bowen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradrick (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Bradrick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buchanan (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Buchanan had a post office and railroad service
 
Burlington (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 382 people
 - Burlington had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Cannonsburg (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Cannonsburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catlettsburg (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 1,374 people (with 1,778 people in 2017)
 - Catlettsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Centerville   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Centerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ceredo   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 923 people (with 1,352 people in 2017)
 - Ceredo had a post office and railroad service
 
Cliffside (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spring Valley
 - Cliffside had railroad service and no post office
 
Coal Grove (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 97 people (with 2,099 people in 2017)
 - Coal Grove had a post office and railroad service
 
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Dickson   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spring Valley
 - Dickson had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Forestdale (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Forestdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Guyandotte   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 1,502 people
 - Guyandotte had a post office and railroad service
 
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Hodges   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Spring Valley
 - Hodges had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howell (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Spring Valley
 - Howell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huntington   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 10,108 people (with 47,079 people in 2017)
 - Huntington had a post office and railroad service
 
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Kenova   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spring Valley
 - Kenova had a post office and railroad service
 
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Lockwood (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spring Valley
 - Lockwood had railroad service and no post office
 
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Mavity (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Spring Valley
 - Mavity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meads (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Spring Valley
 - Meads had railroad service and no post office
 
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Normal (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spring Valley
 - Normal had a post office and railroad service
 
North Kenova (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spring Valley
 - North Kenova had railroad service and no post office
 
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Proctorville (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 480 people (with 550 people in 2017)
 - Proctorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Rock Camp (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Rock Camp had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Savage Branch (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Spring Valley
 - Savage Branch had railroad service and no post office
 
Sheridan (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spring Valley
 - Sheridan had railroad service and no post office
 
Shoals   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spring Valley
 - Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Point (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spring Valley
 - 1895 population of 248 people (with 3,874 people in 2017)
 - South Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spring Valley
 - Summit had railroad service and no post office
 
Sybene (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spring Valley
 - Sybene had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Wilson   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spring Valley
 - Wilson had railroad service and no post office

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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 Spring Valley, 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 Spring Valley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spring Valley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spring Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3854, Longitude: -82.5168     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spring Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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