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1890 Communities Near Victor ...

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

Aarons   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Victor
 - Aarons 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Victor
 - Apgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blundon   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Victor
 - Blundon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carney   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Carney was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Victor
 - Carney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Charleston   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Victor
 - 1895 population of 6,742 people (with 47,929 people in 2017)
 - Charleston had a post office and railroad service
 
Clendenin   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Victor
 - 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Victor
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coco   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Victor
 - Coco 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Victor
 - Gazil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Island Branch   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Victor
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Island Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jarrett   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Victor
 - Jarrett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kanawha City   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Victor
 - Kanawha City had a post office and railroad service
 
Kendalia   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Victor
 - Kendalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kettle   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Victor
 - Kettle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Legg   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Victor
 - Legg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malden   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Victor
 - 1895 population of 355 people
 - Malden had a post office and railroad service
 
Mink   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Victor
 - Mink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Odell   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Victor
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Odell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Osbornes Mills   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Victor
 - Osbornes Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pocatalico   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Victor
 - Pocatalico had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pond Gap   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Victor
 - Pond Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Procious   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Victor
 - Procious had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Ruffner   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Victor
 - South Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Spangler   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Victor
 - Spangler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wellford   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Victor
 - Wellford 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 Victor, 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 starts in Victor. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Victor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Victor. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4234, Longitude: -81.4262     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Victor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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