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1890 Communities Near Upton ...

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 Upton had a population of 27 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

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Arnettsville   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 67 people
 - Arnettsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Barrackville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 1,299 people in 2017)
 - Barrackville had a post office and railroad service
 
Bentons Ferry   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Bentons Ferry had a post office and railroad service
 
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Catawba   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Upton
 - Catawba had a post office and railroad service
 
Colfax   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Upton
 - Colfax had a post office and railroad service
 
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Downs   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Upton
 - Downs had railroad service and no post office
 
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Eldora   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Upton
 - Eldora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enterprise   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Enterprise had a post office and railroad service
 
Everson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Upton
 - Everson had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Fairmont   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 1,023 people (with 18,467 people in 2017)
 - Fairmont had a post office and railroad service
 
Farmington   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 312 people (with 369 people in 2017)
 - Farmington had a post office and railroad service
 
Festus   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Upton
 - Festus had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Gaston   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Upton
 - Gaston had railroad service and no post office
 
Gaston Junction   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Upton
 - Gaston Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Georgetown   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Georgetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Hagans   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Upton
 - Hagans had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hoodsville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Hoodsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hoult   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Upton
 - Hoult had a post office and railroad service
 
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Jakes Run   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 6 people
 - Jakes Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Mannington   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 908 people (with 2,043 people in 2017)
 - Mannington had a post office and railroad service
 
McClellan   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - McClellan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Metz   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 114 people
 - Metz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monongah   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Upton
 - Monongah had a post office and railroad service
 
Montana   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Upton
 - Montana had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Harmony   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Upton
 - Mount Harmony had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Palatine   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 860 people
 - Palatine had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Rivesville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 165 people (with 917 people in 2017)
 - Rivesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Sturms Mill   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Upton
 - Sturms Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Thoburn   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Upton
 - Thoburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Watson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Upton
 - Watson had a post office and railroad service
 
Worthington   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Upton
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 154 people in 2017)
 - Worthington 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 Upton, 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 starts in Upton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Upton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Upton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5418, Longitude: -80.2281     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Upton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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