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1890 Communities Near Surosa ...

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

Big Rock (VA)   (Buchanan County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the South (S) from Surosa
 - Big Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Canada (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Surosa
 - Canada had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christian   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Surosa
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Christian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coal Run Village (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Surosa
 - Coal Run Village had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coleman (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Surosa
 - Coleman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fishtrap (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Surosa
 - Fishtrap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gulnare (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Surosa
 - Gulnare had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Surosa
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iaeger   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Surosa
 - 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Surosa
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Jamboree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimper (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Surosa
 - Kimper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) from Surosa
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Surosa
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mouthcard (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Surosa
 - Mouthcard had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Spring   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Surosa
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - North Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oilville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Surosa
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paw Paw (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Surosa
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Paw Paw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelps (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Surosa
 - Phelps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pikeville (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Surosa
 - 1895 population of 456 people (with 6,685 people in 2017)
 - Pikeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pilgrim (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Surosa
 - Pilgrim had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pinsonfork (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Surosa
 - Pinsonfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rural (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Surosa
 - Rural had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stonecoal   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Surosa
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Stonecoal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomas (KY)   (Floyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) from Surosa
 - Thomas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warfield (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Surosa
 - 1895 population of 1,212 people (with 239 people in 2017)
 - Warfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zebulon (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Surosa
 - Zebulon 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 Surosa, 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 starting from Surosa. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Surosa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Surosa. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6415, Longitude: -82.1751     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Surosa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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