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1890 Communities Near Steelton ...

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

Andy   (Wetzel County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Andy was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the East (E) from Steelton
 - Andy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Benwood (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Steelton
 - Benwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cameron (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Steelton
 - 1895 population of 197 people
 - Cameron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Childs   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Steelton
 - Childs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarington (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Steelton
 - 1895 population of 762 people (with 370 people in 2017)
 - Clarington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dairy (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Steelton
 - Dairy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duffy (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Steelton
 - Duffy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Franklin   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Steelton
 - Franklin had railroad service and no post office
 
Goodwin (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Steelton
 - Goodwin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Hill   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Steelton
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Green Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Halls Mills   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Steelton
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Halls Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hannibal (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) from Steelton
 - 1895 population of 610 people
 - Hannibal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laings (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Steelton
 - Laings had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marion   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Steelton
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Marion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minnie   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Steelton
 - Minnie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morton (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Steelton
 - Morton had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Martinsville   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Steelton
 - 1895 population of 692 people (with 5,138 people in 2017)
 - New Martinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Newdale   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Steelton
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Newdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Steelton
 - Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Porters Falls   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Steelton
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Porters Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Proctor   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Steelton
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Proctor had a post office and railroad service
 
Round Bottom (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Steelton
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Round Bottom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Joseph   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Steelton
 - Saint Joseph had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sardis (OH)   (Monroe County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Steelton
 - 1895 population of 299 people
 - Sardis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van Camp   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Steelton
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Van Camp had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vernon   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Steelton
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodlands   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Steelton
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Woodlands 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 Steelton, 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 starts in Steelton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Steelton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Steelton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6845, Longitude: -80.8573     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Steelton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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