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1890 Communities Near Talcott ...

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 Talcott had a population of 288 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Alderson   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Talcott
 - 1895 population of 663 people (with 1,155 people in 2017)
 - Alderson had a post office and railroad service
 
Assurance   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Talcott
 - Assurance had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bargers Springs   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Talcott
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Bargers Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blaker Mills   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Talcott
 - Blaker Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooks   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Talcott
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Brooks had a post office and railroad service
 
Buck   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Talcott
 - Buck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayton   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Talcott
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Clayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crumps Bottom   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Talcott
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Crumps Bottom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forest Hill   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Talcott
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Forest Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Sulphur Springs   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Talcott
 - 1895 population of 123 people
 - Green Sulphur Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Talcott
 - Greenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hilldale   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Talcott
 - Hilldale had railroad service and no post office
 
Hinton   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Talcott
 - 1895 population of 2,570 people (with 2,448 people in 2017)
 - Hinton had a post office and railroad service
 
Indian Mills   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Talcott
 - Indian Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Johnson Crossroads   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Talcott
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Johnson Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knobs   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Talcott
 - Knobs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lillydale   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Talcott
 - Lillydale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowell   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Talcott
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Lowell had a post office and railroad service
 
New Richmond   (Summers County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While New Richmond was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Talcott
 - 1895 population of 88 people
 - New Richmond had a post office and railroad service
 
Packs Ferry   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Talcott
 - Packs Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riffe   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Talcott
 - Riffe had railroad service and no post office
 
Salt Sulphur Springs   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Talcott
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Salt Sulphur Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandstone   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Talcott
 - Sandstone had railroad service and no post office
 
Santifee   (Summers County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Santifee was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Talcott
 - Santifee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sinks Grove   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Talcott
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sinks Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
True   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Talcott
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - True had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warford   (Summers County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Warford was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Talcott
 - Warford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wayside   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Talcott
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Talcott
 - Wiggins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wolfcreek   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Talcott
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Wolfcreek 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 Talcott, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Talcott. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Talcott) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Talcott. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6515, Longitude: -80.7542     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Talcott have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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