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1890 Communities Near Threefork Bridge ...

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

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Albright   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 89 people (with 282 people in 2017)
 - Albright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Austen   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 269 people
 - Austen had a post office and railroad service
 
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Brittain   (Taylor County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Brittain was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Brittain had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Clinton Furnace   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Clinton Furnace had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Dellslow   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Threefork Bridge
 - Dellslow had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Evansville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Evansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Fellowsville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 182 people
 - Fellowsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fetterman   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 557 people
 - Fetterman had a post office and railroad service
 
Forksburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Threefork Bridge
 - Forksburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Gladesville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Gladesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grafton   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 3,159 people (with 5,077 people in 2017)
 - Grafton had a post office and railroad service
 
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Halleck   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Halleck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Herring   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Threefork Bridge
 - Herring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howesville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Howesville had a post office and railroad service
 
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Independence   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 273 people
 - Independence had a post office and railroad service
 
Irontown   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Irontown had a post office and railroad service
 
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Jessop   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Threefork Bridge
 - Jessop had railroad service and no post office
 
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Kingwood   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 625 people (with 2,929 people in 2017)
 - Kingwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Knottsville   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 164 people
 - Knottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Little Falls   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Threefork Bridge
 - Little Falls had a post office and railroad service
 
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Macomber   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Macomber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marquess   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Marquess had a post office and no railroad service
 
Masontown   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 146 people (with 544 people in 2017)
 - Masontown had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Neel   (Marion County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Neel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Threefork Bridge
 - Neel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 778 people (with 319 people in 2017)
 - Newburg had a post office and railroad service
 
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Reedsville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 53 people (with 598 people in 2017)
 - Reedsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rowlesburg   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 560 people (with 577 people in 2017)
 - Rowlesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
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Samaria   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Threefork Bridge
 - Samaria had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sinclair   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Sinclair had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snider   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Threefork Bridge
 - Snider had railroad service and no post office
 
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Thornton   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Thornton had a post office and railroad service
 
Tunnelton   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 172 people (with 298 people in 2017)
 - Tunnelton had a post office and railroad service
 
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West End   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Threefork Bridge
 - West End had railroad service and no post office
 
West Grafton   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Threefork Bridge
 - 1895 population of 810 people
 - West Grafton 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 Threefork Bridge, 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 from Threefork Bridge. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Threefork Bridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Threefork Bridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4404, Longitude: -79.8495     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Threefork Bridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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