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1890 Communities Near Tolbert ...

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

Clifty   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tolbert
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Craigsville   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tolbert
 - Craigsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delphi   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Tolbert
 - Delphi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duo   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tolbert
 - Duo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enon   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tolbert
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Enon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fowler Knob   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Tolbert
 - 1895 population of 223 people
 - Fowler Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gilboa   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tolbert
 - Gilboa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hominy Falls   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tolbert
 - Hominy Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hookersville   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tolbert
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Hookersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keslers Cross Lanes   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tolbert
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Keslers Cross Lanes had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leivasy   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Tolbert
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Leivasy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lile   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tolbert
 - Lile had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Lookout   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Tolbert
 - Mount Lookout had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Nebo   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Tolbert
 - Mount Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muddlety   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tolbert
 - Muddlety had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nutterville   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tolbert
 - Nutterville 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 Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tolbert
 - Ophelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Persinger   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tolbert
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Persinger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pool   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tolbert
 - Pool had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richwood   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Tolbert
 - 1895 population of 24 people (with 1,906 people in 2017)
 - Richwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tolbert
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Russellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snow Hill   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tolbert
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Snow Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strouds   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tolbert
 - Strouds had a post office and no railroad service
 
Welch Glade   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tolbert
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Welch Glade had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zela   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tolbert
 - 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 Tolbert, 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 that stretches from Tolbert. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tolbert) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tolbert. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1968, Longitude: -80.6909     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tolbert have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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