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1890 Communities Near Tacy ...

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

Arden   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Tacy
 - Arden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belington   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 450 people (with 1,864 people in 2017)
 - Belington had a post office and railroad service
 
Calhoun   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Calhoun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cecil   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Cecil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clemtown   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tacy
 - Clemtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elk City   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Elk City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flora   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Flora was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Flora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huffman   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huffman was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Tacy
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kalamazoo   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Tacy
 - Kalamazoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kasson   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Kasson had a post office and railroad service
 
Kirt   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tacy
 - Kirt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knottsville   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 164 people
 - Knottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marquess   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Marquess had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadowville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Meadowville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montrose   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 154 people in 2017)
 - Montrose had a post office and railroad service
 
Nestorville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Nestorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Philippi   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 378 people (with 3,380 people in 2017)
 - Philippi had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Creek   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pleasant Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Pleasant Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 160 people
 - Simpson had a post office and railroad service
 
Sinclair   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Sinclair had a post office and no railroad service
 
Texas   (Tucker County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Texas was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Tacy
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Furnace   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Valley Furnace had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vannoys Mill   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tacy
 - Vannoys Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Webster   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Webster had a post office and railroad service
 
Wilmoth   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wilmoth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tacy
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Wilmoth 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 Tacy, 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 from Tacy. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tacy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tacy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1620, Longitude: -79.9420     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tacy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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