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1890 Communities Near Thoburn ...

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, Thoburn had a post office and no railroad service.

Adamsville   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the South (S) from Thoburn
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Adamsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barrackville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Thoburn
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 1,299 people in 2017)
 - Barrackville had a post office and railroad service
 
Bentons Ferry   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Thoburn
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Bentons Ferry had a post office and railroad service
 
Boothsville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Thoburn
 - 1895 population of 223 people
 - Boothsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colfax   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Thoburn
 - Colfax had a post office and railroad service
 
Downs   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Thoburn
 - Downs had railroad service and no post office
 
Eldora   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Thoburn
 - Eldora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enterprise   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Thoburn
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Enterprise had a post office and railroad service
 
Everson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) from Thoburn
 - Everson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairmont   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Thoburn
 - 1895 population of 1,023 people (with 18,467 people in 2017)
 - Fairmont had a post office and railroad service
 
Farmington   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Thoburn
 - 1895 population of 312 people (with 369 people in 2017)
 - Farmington had a post office and railroad service
 
Festus   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Thoburn
 - Festus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaston   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Thoburn
 - Gaston had railroad service and no post office
 
Gaston Junction   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Thoburn
 - Gaston Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Hoult   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Thoburn
 - Hoult had a post office and railroad service
 
McClellan   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Thoburn
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - McClellan had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - monongah had a post office and railroad service
 
Palatine   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Thoburn
 - 1895 population of 860 people
 - Palatine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Bluff   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Thoburn
 - Pine Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shinnston   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Thoburn
 - 1895 population of 403 people (with 2,129 people in 2017)
 - Shinnston had a post office and railroad service
 
Sturms Mill   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Thoburn
 - Sturms Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Thoburn
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Watson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Thoburn
 - Watson had a post office and railroad service
 
Worthington   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Thoburn
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 154 people in 2017)
 - Worthington had a post office and railroad service
 
Wyatt   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Thoburn
 - Wyatt 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 Thoburn, 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 beginning in Thoburn. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thoburn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thoburn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4631, Longitude: -80.2287     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thoburn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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