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1890 Communities Near Tilden ...

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

Alaska   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Alaska was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tilden
 - Alaska had railroad service and no post office
 
Brooks   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Brooks had a post office and railroad service
 
Cirtsville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tilden
 - Cirtsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Claremont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tilden
 - Claremont had a post office and railroad service
 
Clear Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Clear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crow   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tilden
 - Crow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daniels   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Daniels had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunns   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Dunns had a post office and no railroad service
 
Egeria   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Egeria had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellison   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flat Top   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Flat Top had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glade   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tilden
 - Glade had railroad service and no post office
 
Grandview   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tilden
 - Grandview had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jumping Branch   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 95 people
 - Jumping Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lester   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 11 people (with 322 people in 2016)
 - Lester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Matville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKendree   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - McKendree had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Hope   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Tilden
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Richmond   (Summers County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While New Richmond was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 88 people
 - New Richmond had a post office and railroad service
 
Odd   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Odd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pemberton   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Pemberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prince   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tilden
 - Prince had a post office and railroad service
 
Prosperity   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Prosperity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quinnimont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 600 people
 - Quinnimont had a post office and railroad service
 
Redbird   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tilden
 - Redbird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roseville   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Roseville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tilden
 - Roseville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandstone   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Tilden
 - Sandstone had railroad service and no post office
 
Shady Spring   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tilden
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Shady Spring 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 Tilden, 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 starting in Tilden. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tilden) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tilden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7290, Longitude: -81.1768     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tilden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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