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1890 Communities Near Stonecoal ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Stonecoal had a population of 31 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Busseyville (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Stonecoal
 - Busseyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Charley (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stonecoal
 - Charley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifford (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stonecoal
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Clifford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cove Gap   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stonecoal
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Cove Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunlow   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Stonecoal
 - Dunlow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Effie   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stonecoal
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Effie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ferguson   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Stonecoal
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Ferguson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Gay   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stonecoal
 - 1895 population of 450 people (with 673 people in 2017)
 - Fort Gay 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stonecoal
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Fourteen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallup (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Gallup was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stonecoal
 - Gallup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Genoa   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Stonecoal
 - Genoa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Georges Creek (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stonecoal
 - Georges Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gulnare (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stonecoal
 - Gulnare had a post office and no railroad service
 
Inez (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Stonecoal
 - 1895 population of 108 people (with 643 people in 2017)
 - Inez had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kiahsville   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stonecoal
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Kiahsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louisa (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stonecoal
 - 1895 population of 834 people (with 2,412 people in 2017)
 - Louisa had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowmansville (KY)   (Johnson County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Stonecoal
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Lowmansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maynard (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Maynard was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stonecoal
 - Maynard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peach Orchard (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stonecoal
 - Peach Orchard had a post office and railroad service
 
Pilgrim (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Stonecoal
 - Pilgrim had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richardson (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stonecoal
 - Richardson had a post office and railroad service
 
Rural (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stonecoal
 - Rural had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stonecoal
 - Summit had railroad service and no post office
 
Thomas (KY)   (Floyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stonecoal
 - Thomas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ulysses (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ulysses was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stonecoal
 - Ulysses had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walbridge (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Walbridge was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stonecoal
 - Walbridge had railroad service and no post office
 
Warfield (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Stonecoal
 - 1895 population of 1,212 people (with 239 people in 2017)
 - Warfield 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 Stonecoal, 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 from Stonecoal. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stonecoal) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stonecoal. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8834, Longitude: -82.4176     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stonecoal have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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