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1890 Communities Near Stonewall ...

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

Alaska   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Alaska was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Stonewall
 - Alaska had railroad service and no post office
 
Beury   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stonewall
 - Beury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cirtsville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stonewall
 - Cirtsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Claremont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stonewall
 - Claremont had a post office and railroad service
 
Crickmer   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stonewall
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Crickmer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crow   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stonewall
 - Crow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daniels   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Stonewall
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Daniels had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dimmock   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stonewall
 - Dimmock had railroad service and no post office
 
East Sewell   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While East Sewell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stonewall
 - East Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
Fire Creek   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fire Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stonewall
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Fire Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Glade   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Stonewall
 - Glade had railroad service and no post office
 
Grandview   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Stonewall
 - Grandview had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lester   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stonewall
 - 1895 population of 11 people (with 323 people in 2017)
 - Lester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Stonewall
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Matville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKendree   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stonewall
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - McKendree had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Hope   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stonewall
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Stonewall
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 8,338 people in 2017)
 - Oak Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pemberton   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stonewall
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Pemberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prince   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stonewall
 - Prince had a post office and railroad service
 
Prosperity   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Stonewall
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Prosperity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quinnimont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stonewall
 - 1895 population of 600 people
 - Quinnimont had a post office and railroad service
 
Roseville   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Roseville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stonewall
 - Roseville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rush Run   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rush Run was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stonewall
 - Rush Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shady Spring   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Stonewall
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Shady Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thurmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stonewall
 - Thurmond 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 Stonewall, 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 from Stonewall. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stonewall) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stonewall. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8257, Longitude: -81.1287     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stonewall have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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