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1890 Communities Near Trap Hill ...

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

Cirtsville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Trap Hill
 - Cirtsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clear Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Trap Hill
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Clear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crany   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Trap Hill
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Crany had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crow   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Trap Hill
 - Crow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daniels   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Trap Hill
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Daniels had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decota   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Trap Hill
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Decota had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Trap Hill
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Dry Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grandview   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Trap Hill
 - Grandview had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jarrolds Valley   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Trap Hill
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Jarrolds Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesse   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Trap Hill
 - Jesse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lester   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Trap Hill
 - 1895 population of 11 people (with 323 people in 2017)
 - Lester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Trap Hill
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Matville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McGraws   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Trap Hill
 - McGraws had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKendree   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Trap Hill
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - McKendree had railroad service and no post office
 
Mossy   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Trap Hill
 - Mossy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Trap Hill
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newfound   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Trap Hill
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Newfound had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oceana   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Trap Hill
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 1,245 people in 2017)
 - Oceana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Odd   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Trap Hill
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Odd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pemberton   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Trap Hill
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Pemberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prince   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Trap Hill
 - Prince had a post office and railroad service
 
Prosperity   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Trap Hill
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Prosperity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Redbird   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Trap Hill
 - Redbird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock View   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Trap Hill
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Rock View 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Trap Hill
 - Roseville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saulsville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Trap Hill
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Saulsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shady Spring   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Trap Hill
 - 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 Trap Hill, 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 starting in Trap Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Trap Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trap Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7829, Longitude: -81.3434     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trap Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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