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1890 Communities Near Stickney ...

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

Acme   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stickney
 - Acme had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bald Knob   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stickney
 - Bald Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bandytown   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stickney
 - Bandytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cirtsville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Stickney
 - Cirtsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clear Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Stickney
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Clear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comfort   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stickney
 - Comfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crany   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Stickney
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Crany had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decota   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stickney
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Decota had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stickney
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Dry Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stickney
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hewett   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stickney
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jarrolds Valley   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Stickney
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Jarrolds Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesse   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Stickney
 - Jesse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kincaid   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stickney
 - Kincaid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lester   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stickney
 - 1895 population of 11 people (with 323 people in 2017)
 - Lester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stickney
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Matville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McGraws   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stickney
 - McGraws had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mossy   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stickney
 - Mossy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nelson   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stickney
 - Nelson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oceana   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stickney
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 1,245 people in 2017)
 - Oceana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peytona   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stickney
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Peytona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellton   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stickney
 - 1895 population of 491 people
 - Powellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prosperity   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stickney
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Prosperity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Racine   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stickney
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Racine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Redbird   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stickney
 - Redbird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roseville   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Roseville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Stickney
 - Roseville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saulsville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stickney
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Saulsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stickney
 - 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 Stickney, 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 Stickney. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stickney) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stickney. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9015, Longitude: -81.5276     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stickney have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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