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1890 Communities Near Tygart Junction ...

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

Arden   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tygart Junction
 - Arden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Astor   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tygart Junction
 - Astor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belington   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 450 people (with 1,864 people in 2017)
 - Belington had a post office and railroad service
 
Buckhannon   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 1,403 people (with 5,529 people in 2017)
 - Buckhannon had a post office and railroad service
 
Calhoun   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Calhoun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clemtown   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tygart Junction
 - Clemtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elk City   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Elk City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flora   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Flora was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Flora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huffman   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huffman was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tygart Junction
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Johnstown   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 120 people
 - Johnstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kalamazoo   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tygart Junction
 - Kalamazoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kingsville   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Kingsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirt   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Tygart Junction
 - Kirt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadowville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Meadowville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nestorville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Nestorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Overfield   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Overfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Overhill   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tygart Junction
 - Overhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pecks Run   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Pecks Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pepper   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tygart Junction
 - Pepper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Philippi   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 378 people (with 3,380 people in 2017)
 - Philippi had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Creek   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pleasant Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Pleasant Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romines Mills   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 164 people
 - Romines Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruraldale   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Ruraldale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 160 people
 - Simpson had a post office and railroad service
 
Swamp Run   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Swamp Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talbott   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tygart Junction
 - Talbott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vannoys Mill   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tygart Junction
 - Vannoys Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilmoth   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wilmoth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tygart Junction
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Wilmoth 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 Tygart Junction, 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' distance that stretches from Tygart Junction. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tygart Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tygart Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0984, Longitude: -80.0751     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tygart Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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