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1890 Communities Near Superior Bottom ...

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

Baileysville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Superior Bottom
 - Baileysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bald Knob   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Superior Bottom
 - Bald Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bandytown   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Superior Bottom
 - Bandytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Canada (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Superior Bottom
 - Canada had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapmanville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Superior Bottom
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 1,137 people in 2017)
 - Chapmanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christian   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Superior Bottom
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Christian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coleman (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Superior Bottom
 - Coleman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Superior Bottom
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Superior Bottom
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hewett   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Superior Bottom
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iaeger   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Superior Bottom
 - 1895 population of 51 people (with 255 people in 2017)
 - Iaeger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamboree (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Superior Bottom
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Jamboree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesse   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Superior Bottom
 - Jesse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Superior Bottom
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Superior Bottom
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Superior Bottom
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Superior Bottom
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Spring   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Superior Bottom
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - North Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oceana   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Superior Bottom
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 1,245 people in 2017)
 - Oceana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oilville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Superior Bottom
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paw Paw (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Superior Bottom
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Paw Paw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelps (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Superior Bottom
 - Phelps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pilgrim (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) from Superior Bottom
 - Pilgrim had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pinsonfork (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Superior Bottom
 - Pinsonfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rural (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Superior Bottom
 - Rural had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sun Hill   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Superior Bottom
 - Sun Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Superior Bottom
 - Van had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warfield (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Superior Bottom
 - 1895 population of 1,212 people (with 239 people in 2017)
 - 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 Superior Bottom, 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 Superior Bottom. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Superior Bottom) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Superior Bottom. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7490, Longitude: -81.9993     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Superior Bottom have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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