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1890 Communities Near Two Run ...

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

Amma   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Two Run
 - Amma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Apgah   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Apgah was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Two Run
 - Apgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clendenin   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Two Run
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,142 people in 2017)
 - Clendenin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clio   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Two Run
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elmira   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Two Run
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Elmira had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enon   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Two Run
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Enon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gazil   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Gazil was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Two Run
 - Gazil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gilboa   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Two Run
 - Gilboa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gould   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Two Run
 - Gould had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harrison   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Two Run
 - Harrison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hookersville   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Two Run
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Hookersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ira   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Two Run
 - Ira had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kendalia   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Two Run
 - Kendalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kester   (Roane County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kester was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Two Run
 - Kester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lizemores   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Two Run
 - Lizemores had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lydia   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Two Run
 - Lydia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muddlety   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Two Run
 - Muddlety had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newton   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Two Run
 - 1895 population of 104 people
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oka   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Two Run
 - Oka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Osbornes Mills   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Two Run
 - Osbornes Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pigeon   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Two Run
 - Pigeon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Procious   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Two Run
 - Procious had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sleith   (Braxton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sleith was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Two Run
 - Sleith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stinson   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Two Run
 - Stinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strange Creek   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Two Run
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Strange Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tipton   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Two Run
 - Tipton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Fork   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Two Run
 - Valley Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wattsville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Two Run
 - Wattsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wellford   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Two Run
 - Wellford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zela   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Two Run
 - 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 Two Run, 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 Two Run. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Two Run) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Two Run. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4759, Longitude: -81.0837     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Two Run have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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