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1890 Communities Near Twilight ...

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

Acme   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Twilight
 - Acme had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bald Knob   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Twilight
 - Bald Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bandytown   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Twilight
 - Bandytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clear Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Twilight
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Clear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comfort   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Twilight
 - Comfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crany   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Twilight
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Crany had a post office and no railroad service
 
Danville   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Twilight
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decota   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Twilight
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Decota had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Twilight
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Dry Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Foster   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Twilight
 - Foster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Twilight
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hewett   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Twilight
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jarrolds Valley   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Twilight
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Jarrolds Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesse   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Twilight
 - Jesse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Twilight
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Twilight
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Twilight
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Twilight
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Matville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mossy   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Twilight
 - Mossy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nelson   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Twilight
 - Nelson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oceana   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Twilight
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 1,245 people in 2017)
 - Oceana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peytona   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Twilight
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Peytona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Racine   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Twilight
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Racine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Redbird   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Twilight
 - Redbird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Twilight
 - Van had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winifrede   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Twilight
 - Winifrede had a post office and 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 Twilight, 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 Twilight. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Twilight) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Twilight. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Twilight

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twilight. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9269, Longitude: -81.6234     [Map].

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