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1890 Communities Near Stone Branch ...

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

Chapmanville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Stone Branch
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 1,137 people in 2017)
 - Chapmanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cove Gap   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stone Branch
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Cove Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Danville   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stone Branch
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunlow   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Stone Branch
 - Dunlow had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Lynn   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stone Branch
 - East Lynn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Foster   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stone Branch
 - Foster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fourteen   (Lincoln County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fourteen was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stone Branch
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Fourteen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gilkerson   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stone Branch
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Gilkerson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Stone Branch
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Griffithsville   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Stone Branch
 - 1895 population of 74 people
 - Griffithsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamlin   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Stone Branch
 - 1895 population of 248 people (with 1,072 people in 2017)
 - Hamlin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hewett   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stone Branch
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jenks   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stone Branch
 - Jenks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kiahsville   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stone Branch
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Kiahsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stone Branch
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stone Branch
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stone Branch
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
Myra   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stone Branch
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Myra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oilville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Stone Branch
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peytona   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stone Branch
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Peytona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sheridan   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stone Branch
 - Sheridan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spurlockville   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Stone Branch
 - Spurlockville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stonecoal   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stone Branch
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Stonecoal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sweetland   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Stone Branch
 - Sweetland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Stone Branch
 - 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 Stone Branch, 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 beginning in Stone Branch. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stone Branch) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stone Branch. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9929, Longitude: -82.0418     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stone Branch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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