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1890 Communities Near Stanley ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Stanley had a post office and no railroad service.

Adlai   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Adlai had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bearsville   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Bearsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bert   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stanley
 - Bert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blandville   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Blandville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briggs (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Stanley
 - Briggs had a post office and railroad service
 
Central Station   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 275 people
 - Central Station had a post office and railroad service
 
Deep Valley   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stanley
 - Deep Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duckworth   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stanley
 - Duckworth had railroad service and no post office
 
Ellenboro   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 356 people in 2017)
 - Ellenboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Finch   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Finch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenwood   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 148 people
 - Greenwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Harrisville   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 361 people (with 1,740 people in 2017)
 - Harrisville had railroad service and no post office
 
Hebron   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Hebron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highland   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Highland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holbrook   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 139 people
 - Holbrook had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKim   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stanley
 - McKim had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadville   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stanley
 - Meadville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morgansville   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Morgansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oxford   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Oxford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pennsboro   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 570 people (with 1,045 people in 2017)
 - Pennsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Pullman   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 140 people in 2017)
 - Pullman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shirley   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Shirley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Toll Gate   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Toll Gate had a post office and railroad service
 
Twiggs   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Twiggs had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Union   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 312 people (with 833 people in 2017)
 - West Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
White Oak   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Stanley
 - White Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wick   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stanley
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Wick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilbur   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stanley
 - Wilbur 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 Stanley, 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 that stretches from Stanley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stanley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3087, Longitude: -80.8921     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stanley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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