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1890 Communities Near Sulphur Springs ...

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

Canada (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Sulphur Springs
 - Canada had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapmanville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sulphur Springs
 - 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Christian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coleman (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) from Sulphur Springs
 - Coleman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cove Gap   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Cove Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Danville   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sulphur Springs
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunlow   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sulphur Springs
 - Dunlow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ferguson   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Ferguson 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Fourteen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sulphur Springs
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sulphur Springs
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hewett   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Inez (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 108 people (with 672 people in 2016)
 - Inez had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamboree (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Jamboree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kiahsville   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Kiahsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sulphur Springs
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sulphur Springs
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Spring   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - North Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oilville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sulphur Springs
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelps (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) from Sulphur Springs
 - Phelps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pilgrim (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Sulphur Springs
 - Pilgrim had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pinsonfork (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sulphur Springs
 - Pinsonfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rural (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sulphur Springs
 - Rural had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spurlockville   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sulphur Springs
 - Spurlockville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stonecoal   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Stonecoal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sulphur Springs
 - Van had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warfield (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Sulphur Springs
 - 1895 population of 1,212 people (with 250 people in 2016)
 - 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 Sulphur Springs, 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 that begins in Sulphur Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sulphur Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sulphur Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8309, Longitude: -82.1029     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sulphur Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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