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1890 Communities Near Sulphur City ...

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

Altamont (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Altamont had a post office and railroad service
 
Antioch   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Antioch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barnum   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Sulphur City
 - Barnum had a post office and railroad service
 
Bismarck   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Bismarck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blaine   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sulphur City
 - Blaine had a post office and railroad service
 
Bloomington (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 295 people
 - Bloomington had a post office and railroad service
 
Chaffee   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sulphur City
 - Chaffee had railroad service and no post office
 
Elk Garden   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 723 people (with 220 people in 2017)
 - Elk Garden had a post office and railroad service
 
Floyd (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Sulphur City
 - Floyd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harrison   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sulphur City
 - Harrison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hartmansville   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Hartmansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kearney (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Sulphur City
 - Kearney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keyser   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 2,165 people (with 5,077 people in 2017)
 - Keyser had a post office and railroad service
 
Laurel Dale   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Laurel Dale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martin   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Martin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Storm   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Mount Storm had a post office and no railroad service
 
Piedmont   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 2,100 people (with 813 people in 2017)
 - Piedmont had a post office and railroad service
 
Ridgeville   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Ridgeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Schell   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Sulphur City
 - Schell had a post office and railroad service
 
Shaw   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Shaw had a post office and railroad service
 
Swanton (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Swanton had a post office and railroad service
 
Warnocks   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sulphur City
 - Warnocks had railroad service and no post office
 
West Virginia Central Junction   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sulphur City
 - West Virginia Central Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Westernport (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 1,526 people (with 1,767 people in 2017)
 - Westernport had a post office and railroad service
 
Windom   (Mineral County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Windom was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sulphur City
 - Windom 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 Sulphur City, 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 Sulphur City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sulphur City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sulphur City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sulphur City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sulphur City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3532, Longitude: -79.1375     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sulphur City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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