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1890 Communities Near Tipton ...

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, Tipton had a post office and no railroad service.

Albion   (Nicholas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Albion was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tipton
 - Albion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ansted   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tipton
 - Ansted had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belva   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Tipton
 - Belva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Tipton
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deitz   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Deitz was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tipton
 - 1895 population of 6 people
 - Deitz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixie   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Tipton
 - Dixie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elliot   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Elliot was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Tipton
 - Elliot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enon   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tipton
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Enon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fowler Knob   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tipton
 - 1895 population of 223 people
 - Fowler Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gauley   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tipton
 - Gauley had railroad service and no post office
 
Gaymont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tipton
 - Gaymont had railroad service and no post office
 
Gilboa   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tipton
 - Gilboa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hawks Nest   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tipton
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Hawks Nest had a post office and railroad service
 
Hookersville   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tipton
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Hookersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keslers Cross Lanes   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tipton
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Keslers Cross Lanes had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leander   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tipton
 - Leander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lizemores   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tipton
 - Lizemores had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Lookout   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tipton
 - Mount Lookout had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Nebo   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tipton
 - Mount Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Cove   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tipton
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Mountain Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muddlety   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tipton
 - Muddlety had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mulvane   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mulvane was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tipton
 - Mulvane had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pool   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tipton
 - Pool had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunnyside   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sunnyside was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tipton
 - Sunnyside had railroad service and no post office
 
Zela   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tipton
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Zela 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 Tipton, 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 that stretches from Tipton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tipton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tipton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2590, Longitude: -80.9890     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tipton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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