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1890 Communities Near Stark ...

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

Acme   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stark
 - Acme had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bald Knob   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stark
 - Bald Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bandytown   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stark
 - Bandytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapmanville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stark
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 1,137 people in 2017)
 - Chapmanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christian   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stark
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Christian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comfort   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stark
 - Comfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crany   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stark
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Crany had a post office and no railroad service
 
Danville   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stark
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decota   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stark
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Decota had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stark
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Dry Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Foster   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Stark
 - Foster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stark
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hewett   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stark
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jarrolds Valley   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stark
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Jarrolds Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesse   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stark
 - Jesse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Stark
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stark
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stark
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nelson   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stark
 - Nelson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oceana   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stark
 - 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 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stark
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peytona   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Stark
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Peytona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Racine   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stark
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Racine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Redbird   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stark
 - Redbird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sun Hill   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Stark
 - Sun Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stark
 - Van 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 Stark, 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 starting in Stark. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stark) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Stark. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stark

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stark. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9118, Longitude: -81.7440     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stark have been estimated.

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