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1890 Communities Near Tioga ...

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

Addison   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tioga
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 688 people in 2017)
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bakers Run   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tioga
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bakers Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bernardstown   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tioga
 - Bernardstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birch River   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tioga
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Birch River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boggs   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tioga
 - Boggs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Canfield   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tioga
 - Canfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Craigsville   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Tioga
 - Craigsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delphi   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tioga
 - Delphi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diana   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tioga
 - Diana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enon   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tioga
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Enon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gilboa   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tioga
 - Gilboa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Halo   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tioga
 - Halo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harrison   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tioga
 - Harrison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Herold   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tioga
 - Herold had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hookersville   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tioga
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Hookersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jumbo   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tioga
 - Jumbo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leivasy   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Tioga
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Leivasy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Birch   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tioga
 - 1895 population of 6 people
 - Little Birch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muddlety   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tioga
 - Muddlety had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ophelia   (Nicholas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ophelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tioga
 - Ophelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Persinger   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tioga
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Persinger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ralph   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tioga
 - Ralph had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richwood   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tioga
 - 1895 population of 24 people (with 1,906 people in 2017)
 - Richwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strange Creek   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tioga
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Strange Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strouds   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tioga
 - Strouds had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sutton   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Tioga
 - 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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tioga
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Twistville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upperglade   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Tioga
 - Upperglade had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wattsville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tioga
 - Wattsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Welch Glade   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tioga
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Welch Glade 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 Tioga, 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' distance that stretches from Tioga. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tioga) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tioga. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4204, Longitude: -80.6562     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tioga have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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