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1890 Communities Near Sully ...

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

Alpena   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Sully
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Alpena had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bretz   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sully
 - Bretz had a post office and railroad service
 
Coketon   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sully
 - Coketon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cortland   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sully
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Cortland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Davis   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sully
 - 1895 population of 918 people (with 644 people in 2017)
 - Davis had a post office and railroad service
 
Dryfork   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sully
 - Dryfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkins   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Sully
 - 1895 population of 737 people (with 7,047 people in 2017)
 - Elkins had a post office and railroad service
 
Faulkner   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sully
 - Faulkner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gilman   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Sully
 - Gilman had railroad service and no post office
 
Glady   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sully
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Glady had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hendricks   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sully
 - 1895 population of 212 people (with 257 people in 2017)
 - Hendricks had a post office and railroad service
 
Hopeville   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Sully
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Hopeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Job   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Sully
 - Job had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kerens   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sully
 - Kerens had a post office and railroad service
 
Lead Mine   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Sully
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Lead Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leadsville   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Sully
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Leadsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Macksville   (Pendleton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sully
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Macksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montrose   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sully
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 154 people in 2017)
 - Montrose had a post office and railroad service
 
Parsons   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sully
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,415 people in 2017)
 - Parsons had a post office and railroad service
 
Pettit   (Randolph County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pettit was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sully
 - Pettit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Run   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sully
 - Pleasant Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint George   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sully
 - 1895 population of 316 people
 - Saint George had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomas   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sully
 - 1895 population of 269 people (with 556 people in 2017)
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Whyte   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Sully
 - Whyte had railroad service and no post office
 
William   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sully
 - William had railroad service and no post office

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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 Sully, 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 that starts in Sully. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sully) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sully. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9571, Longitude: -79.5728     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sully have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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