RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Taylor, West Virginia
(Hardy County)

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other WV
Communities

1890 Communities Near Taylor ...

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

Arthur   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Arthur had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doman   (Hardy County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Doman was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Doman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fabius   (Hardy County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fabius was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Fabius had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glebe   (Hampshire County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Glebe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Glebe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenland   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Greenland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Inkerman   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Inkerman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jordan Run   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Jordan Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirby   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Kirby had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lahmansville   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Lahmansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martin   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Martin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Masonville   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Masonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mathias   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Taylor
 - Mathias had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maysville   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Maysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Medley   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Medley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moorefield   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 495 people (with 2,433 people in 2017)
 - Moorefield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Needmore   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Taylor
 - Needmore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Old Fields   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Old Fields had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pansy   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Taylor
 - Pansy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peru   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Peru had a post office and no railroad service
 
Petersburg   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 325 people (with 2,593 people in 2017)
 - Petersburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Purgitsville   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Taylor
 - Purgitsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockland   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Taylor
 - Rockland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Seemly   (Grant County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Seemly was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Seemly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Seymourville   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Seymourville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Williamsport   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Taylor
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Williamsport had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in West Virginia

About Hardy County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



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 Taylor, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Taylor. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Taylor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Taylor. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0471, Longitude: -78.9798     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Taylor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation



 
 
 
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 22 Oct 2018
By John Hall