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1890 Communities Near Stanaford ...

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

Alaska   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Alaska was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Stanaford
 - Alaska had railroad service and no post office
 
Beury   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stanaford
 - Beury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cirtsville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stanaford
 - Cirtsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Claremont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stanaford
 - Claremont had a post office and railroad service
 
Clear Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stanaford
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Clear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crow   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stanaford
 - Crow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daniels   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stanaford
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Daniels had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dimmock   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stanaford
 - Dimmock had railroad service and no post office
 
East Sewell   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While East Sewell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stanaford
 - East Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
Fire Creek   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fire Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stanaford
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Fire Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Glade   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Stanaford
 - Glade had railroad service and no post office
 
Grandview   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Stanaford
 - Grandview had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lester   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stanaford
 - 1895 population of 11 people (with 323 people in 2017)
 - Lester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Stanaford
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Matville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKendree   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stanaford
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - McKendree had railroad service and no post office
 
Mossy   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stanaford
 - Mossy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Stanaford
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Stanaford
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 8,338 people in 2017)
 - Oak Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pemberton   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stanaford
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Pemberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prince   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stanaford
 - Prince had a post office and railroad service
 
Prosperity   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stanaford
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Prosperity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quinnimont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stanaford
 - 1895 population of 600 people
 - Quinnimont had a post office and railroad service
 
Roseville   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Roseville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stanaford
 - Roseville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rush Run   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rush Run was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stanaford
 - Rush Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shady Spring   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stanaford
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Shady Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thurmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stanaford
 - Thurmond 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 Stanaford, 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 Stanaford. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stanaford) 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 Stanaford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stanaford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanaford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8159, Longitude: -81.1523     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stanaford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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