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1890 Communities Near Thacker Mines ...

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

Baileysville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the East (E) from Thacker Mines
 - Baileysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Big Rock (VA)   (Buchanan County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Thacker Mines
 - Big Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradshaw   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Thacker Mines
 - Bradshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Canada (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Thacker Mines
 - Canada had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christian   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Thacker Mines
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Christian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coleman (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Thacker Mines
 - Coleman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fishtrap (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Thacker Mines
 - Fishtrap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grundy (VA)   (Buchanan County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) from Thacker Mines
 - 1895 population of 125 people (with 929 people in 2017)
 - Grundy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gulnare (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) from Thacker Mines
 - Gulnare had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Thacker Mines
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iaeger   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Thacker Mines
 - 1895 population of 51 people (with 255 people in 2017)
 - Iaeger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamboree (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Thacker Mines
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Jamboree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimper (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Thacker Mines
 - Kimper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Thacker Mines
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Thacker Mines
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Thacker Mines
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mouthcard (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Thacker Mines
 - Mouthcard had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Spring   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Thacker Mines
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - North Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oilville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Thacker Mines
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paw Paw (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Thacker Mines
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Paw Paw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelps (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Thacker Mines
 - Phelps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pikeville (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Thacker Mines
 - 1895 population of 456 people (with 6,685 people in 2017)
 - Pikeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pilgrim (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Thacker Mines
 - Pilgrim had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pinsonfork (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Thacker Mines
 - Pinsonfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rural (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Thacker Mines
 - Rural had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sun Hill   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Thacker Mines
 - Sun Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warfield (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Thacker Mines
 - 1895 population of 1,212 people (with 239 people in 2017)
 - Warfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zebulon (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Thacker Mines
 - Zebulon 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 Thacker Mines, 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 from Thacker Mines. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thacker Mines) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thacker Mines. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6037, Longitude: -82.0968     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thacker Mines have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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