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1890 Communities Near Tesla ...

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

Bakers Run   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tesla
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bakers Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birch River   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tesla
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Birch River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boggs   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tesla
 - Boggs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Canfield   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Tesla
 - Canfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caress   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tesla
 - Caress had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapel   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tesla
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Corley   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tesla
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Corley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cutlips   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Tesla
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Cutlips had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diana   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Tesla
 - Diana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flatwoods   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tesla
 - 1895 population of 53 people (with 270 people in 2017)
 - Flatwoods had a post office and railroad service
 
Frametown   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tesla
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Frametown had a post office and no railroad service
 
German   (Braxton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While German was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tesla
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - German had a post office and no railroad service
 
Halo   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tesla
 - Halo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Heaters   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tesla
 - Heaters had a post office and railroad service
 
Herold   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tesla
 - Herold had a post office and no railroad service
 
Home   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tesla
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Birch   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Tesla
 - 1895 population of 6 people
 - Little Birch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Otter   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tesla
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Little Otter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lloydsville   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Tesla
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Lloydsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McNutt   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tesla
 - McNutt had railroad service and no post office
 
Milroy   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tesla
 - Milroy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newville   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tesla
 - Newville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Progress   (Braxton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Progress was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tesla
 - Progress had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rollyson   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tesla
 - Rollyson had a post office and railroad service
 
Strange Creek   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tesla
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Strange Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sutton   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Tesla
 - 1895 population of 276 people (with 988 people in 2017)
 - Sutton had a post office and railroad service
 
Twistville   (Braxton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Twistville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Tesla
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Twistville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wattsville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tesla
 - Wattsville 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 Tesla, 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 starts in Tesla. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tesla) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tesla. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6020, Longitude: -80.7034     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tesla have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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