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1890 Communities Near Steeles ...

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

Algoma   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Steeles
 - Algoma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baileysville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Steeles
 - Baileysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bearwallow (VA)   (Buchanan County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Steeles
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bearwallow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradshaw   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Steeles
 - Bradshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christian   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Steeles
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Christian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crany   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Steeles
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Crany had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Steeles
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iaeger   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Steeles
 - 1895 population of 51 people (with 255 people in 2017)
 - Iaeger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamboree (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Steeles
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Jamboree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesse   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Steeles
 - Jesse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kyle   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Steeles
 - Kyle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Steeles
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Steeles
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
McGraws   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Steeles
 - McGraws had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newfound   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Steeles
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Newfound had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Spring   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Steeles
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - North Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oceana   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Steeles
 - 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Steeles
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paw Paw (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Steeles
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Paw Paw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelps (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Steeles
 - Phelps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pineville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Steeles
 - 1895 population of 53 people (with 599 people in 2017)
 - Pineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powhatan   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Steeles
 - Powhatan had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock View   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Steeles
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Rock View had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saulsville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Steeles
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Saulsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sun Hill   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Steeles
 - Sun Hill 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 Steeles, 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 that begins in Steeles. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Steeles) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Steeles. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5390, Longitude: -81.7754     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Steeles have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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