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1890 Communities Near Vago ...

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

Alleghany (VA)   (Alleghany County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Vago
 - Alleghany had railroad service and no post office
 
Alta   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Vago
 - Alta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alvon   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Vago
 - 1895 population of 109 people
 - Alvon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Asbury   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Vago
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Backbone (VA)   (Alleghany County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Vago
 - Backbone had a post office and railroad service
 
Caldwell   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Vago
 - Caldwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Vago
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falling Spring   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Vago
 - 1895 population of 55 people (with 207 people in 2017)
 - Falling Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Spring   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Vago
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Fort Spring had a post office and railroad service
 
Frankford   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Vago
 - Frankford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friars Hill   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Vago
 - Friars Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glace   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Vago
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Glace had railroad service and no post office
 
Hughart   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Vago
 - Hughart had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacox   (Pocahontas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Vago
 - Jacox had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leonard   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Vago
 - Leonard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Vago
 - 1895 population of 1,016 people (with 3,907 people in 2017)
 - Lewisburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Locust   (Pocahontas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Vago
 - 1895 population of 8 people
 - Locust had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loveridge   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Vago
 - Loveridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mapledale   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Vago
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Mapledale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patton   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Vago
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Patton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Renicks Valley   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Vago
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Renicks Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richlands   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Vago
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Richlands had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockland   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Vago
 - Rockland had railroad service and no post office
 
Ronceverte   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Vago
 - 1895 population of 481 people (with 1,717 people in 2017)
 - Ronceverte had a post office and railroad service
 
Sue   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Vago
 - Sue had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuckahoe   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Vago
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Tuckahoe had railroad service and no post office
 
Whitcomb   (Greenbrier County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Whitcomb was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Vago
 - Whitcomb had railroad service and no post office
 
White Sulphur Springs   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Vago
 - 1895 population of 550 people (with 2,420 people in 2017)
 - White Sulphur Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Williamsburg   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Vago
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Williamsburg 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 Vago, 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 Vago. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Vago) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vago. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8829, Longitude: -80.3723     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vago have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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