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1890 Communities Near Star City ...

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

Arnettsville   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 67 people
 - Arnettsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bald Hill (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Bald Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bowlby   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Star City
 - Bowlby had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cassville   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Star City
 - Cassville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Davistown (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 132 people
 - Davistown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dellslow   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Star City
 - Dellslow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dilliner (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Star City
 - Dilliner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunkard (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Dunkard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Easton   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Easton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairchance (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 1,092 people (with 1,902 people in 2017)
 - Fairchance had a post office and railroad service
 
Georgetown   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Georgetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hagans   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Star City
 - Hagans had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holman   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Star City
 - Holman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laurel Point   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Laurel Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Falls   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Star City
 - Little Falls had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowsville   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Lowsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maidsville   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Maidsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morgantown   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 1,011 people (with 30,547 people in 2017)
 - Morgantown had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Morris (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 510 people
 - Mount Morris had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opekiska   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Opekiska had a post office and railroad service
 
Point Marion (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 1,117 people in 2017)
 - Point Marion had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - randall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stewartstown   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Stewartstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uffington   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Uffington had a post office and railroad service
 
Wiley (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Star City
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Wiley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winstead (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Star City
 - Winstead had a post office and no railroad service

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Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Star City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Monongalia County: www.co.monongalia.wv.us/

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



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 Star City, 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 beginning in Star City. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Star City) 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 Star City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Star City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Star City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6588, Longitude: -79.9868     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Star City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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