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1890 Communities Near Talbott ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Talbott had a post office and no railroad service.

Belington   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Talbott
 - 1895 population of 450 people (with 1,910 people in 2016)
 - Belington had a post office and railroad service
 
Beverly   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Talbott
 - 1895 population of 343 people (with 679 people in 2016)
 - Beverly had a post office and railroad service
 
Buckhannon   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Talbott
 - 1895 population of 1,403 people (with 5,612 people in 2016)
 - Buckhannon had a post office and railroad service
 
Calhoun   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Talbott
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Calhoun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cassity   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Talbott
 - Cassity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkins   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Talbott
 - 1895 population of 737 people (with 7,187 people in 2016)
 - Elkins had a post office and railroad service
 
Flora   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Flora was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Talbott
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Flora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gilman   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Talbott
 - Gilman had railroad service and no post office
 
Huffman   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huffman was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Talbott
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ivy   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Talbott
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Ivy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kedron   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Talbott
 - Kedron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kerens   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Talbott
 - Kerens had a post office and railroad service
 
Kingsville   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Talbott
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Kingsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leadsville   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Talbott
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Leadsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadowville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Talbott
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Meadowville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Middle Fork   (Randolph County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Middle Fork was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Talbott
 - 1895 population of 252 people
 - Middle Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Overhill   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Talbott
 - Overhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pecks Run   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Talbott
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Pecks Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Queens   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Talbott
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Queens had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Run   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Talbott
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Sand Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swamp Run   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Talbott
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Swamp Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallmansville   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Talbott
 - Tallmansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vannoys Mill   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Talbott
 - Vannoys Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whyte   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Talbott
 - Whyte had railroad service and no post office
 
Wilmoth   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wilmoth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Talbott
 - 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 Talbott, 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 Talbott. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Talbott) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Talbott. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9770, Longitude: -80.0134     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Talbott have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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