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1890 Communities Near Triplett ...

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, Triplett had a post office and no railroad service.

Altizer   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the East (E) from Triplett
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Altizer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arnoldsburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Triplett
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Arnoldsburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beech   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Triplett
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Beech had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buffalolick   (Roane County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Buffalolick was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Triplett
 - Buffalolick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burning Springs   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Triplett
 - 1895 population of 542 people
 - Burning Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Triplett
 - Clarence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Creston   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Triplett
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Creston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evelyn   (Wirt County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Evelyn was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Triplett
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Evelyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hur   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Triplett
 - Hur had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linden   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Triplett
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lucile   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Triplett
 - Lucile had a post office and railroad service
 
Millard   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Triplett
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Millard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Triplett
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peniel   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Triplett
 - Peniel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pink   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Triplett
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Pink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedy   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Triplett
 - Reedy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedyville   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Triplett
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Reedyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richardson   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Triplett
 - Richardson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rocksdale   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Triplett
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Rocksdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roxalana   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Triplett
 - Roxalana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Schilling   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Triplett
 - Schilling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Seaman   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Triplett
 - Seaman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Speed   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Triplett
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spencer   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Triplett
 - 1895 population of 431 people (with 2,111 people in 2017)
 - Spencer had a post office and railroad service
 
Sycamore   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Triplett
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Sycamore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Triplett
 - Walnut Grove 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 Triplett, 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 from Triplett. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Triplett) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Triplett. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8395, Longitude: -81.2982     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Triplett have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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