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1890 Communities Near Upper Flats ...

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

Addison (OH)   (Gallia County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Addison had a post office and railroad service
 
Ambrosia   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Upper Flats
 - Ambrosia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Antiquity (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 71 people
 - Antiquity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Apple Grove (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradbury (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Upper Flats
 - Bradbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cheshire (OH)   (Gallia County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 458 people (with 129 people in 2017)
 - Cheshire had a post office and railroad service
 
Clifton   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 673 people
 - Clifton had a post office and railroad service
 
Flatrock   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Flatrock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hartford City   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 446 people (with 595 people in 2017)
 - Hartford City had a post office and railroad service
 
Letart   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Letart had a post office and railroad service
 
Letart Falls (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Letart Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maggie   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Upper Flats
 - Maggie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mason   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 1,029 people (with 944 people in 2017)
 - Mason had a post office and no railroad service
 
Middleport (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 3,211 people (with 2,446 people in 2017)
 - Middleport had a post office and railroad service
 
Millwood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Millwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minersville (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 1,029 people
 - Minersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Haven   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 595 people (with 1,499 people in 2017)
 - New Haven had a post office and railroad service
 
Oldtown   (Mason County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Oldtown was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Upper Flats
 - Oldtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plants (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Plants had a post office and no railroad service
 
Point Pleasant   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 1,853 people (with 4,153 people in 2017)
 - Point Pleasant had a post office and railroad service
 
Pomeroy (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 4,726 people (with 1,790 people in 2017)
 - Pomeroy had a post office and railroad service
 
Racine (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 820 people (with 653 people in 2017)
 - Racine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ripley Landing   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Ripley Landing had railroad service and no post office
 
Rollins   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Upper Flats
 - Rollins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sassafras   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) from Upper Flats
 - Sassafras had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saxon (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Saxon had a post office and no railroad service
 
School House   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While School House was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - School House had a post office and railroad service
 
Syracuse (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 1,622 people (with 813 people in 2017)
 - Syracuse had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Columbia   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - West Columbia had a post office and railroad service
 
Willow Grove   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Willow Grove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Upper Flats
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Willow Grove 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 Upper Flats, 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 starting from Upper Flats. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Upper Flats) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Upper Flats. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9254, Longitude: -81.9921     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Upper Flats have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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