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1890 Communities Near Stowe ...

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

Baileysville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stowe
 - Baileysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bald Knob   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stowe
 - Bald Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bandytown   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stowe
 - Bandytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapmanville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stowe
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 1,171 people in 2016)
 - Chapmanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christian   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stowe
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Christian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crany   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stowe
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Crany had a post office and no railroad service
 
Danville   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stowe
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stowe
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Dry Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stowe
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Stowe
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hewett   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stowe
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jarrolds Valley   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stowe
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Jarrolds Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesse   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stowe
 - Jesse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stowe
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Stowe
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Stowe
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stowe
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
McGraws   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stowe
 - McGraws had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nelson   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stowe
 - Nelson had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Spring   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stowe
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - North Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oceana   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stowe
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 1,280 people in 2016)
 - Oceana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oilville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stowe
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pineville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stowe
 - 1895 population of 53 people (with 619 people in 2016)
 - Pineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Redbird   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Stowe
 - Redbird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock View   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stowe
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Rock View had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saulsville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stowe
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Saulsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sun Hill   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stowe
 - Sun Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stowe
 - 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 Stowe, 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 beginning in Stowe. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stowe) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stowe. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8062, Longitude: -81.7587     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stowe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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