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1890 Communities Near Virginius ...

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

Antietam (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the North (N) from Virginius
 - Antietam had a post office and railroad service
 
Bakerton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Virginius
 - Bakerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brownsville (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Brownsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Brunswick (MD)   (Frederick County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Virginius
 - Brunswick had a post office and railroad service
 
Burkittsville (MD)   (Frederick County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 273 people (with 159 people in 2017)
 - Burkittsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Charles Town   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 2,287 people (with 5,957 people in 2017)
 - Charles Town had a post office and railroad service
 
Duffields   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Duffields had a post office and railroad service
 
Georges Mill (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Virginius
 - Georges Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Halltown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Halltown had a post office and railroad service
 
 - harpers ferry had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillsboro (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 106 people in 2017)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knoxville (MD)   (Frederick County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 319 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and railroad service
 
Lovettsville (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 2,054 people in 2017)
 - Lovettsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mechanicsville (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Mechanicsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 205 people
 - Millville had a post office and railroad service
 
Morrisonville (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Morrisonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neersville (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Neersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olive (MD)   (Frederick County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Virginius
 - Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
Petersville (MD)   (Frederick County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Petersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rohrersville (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Rohrersville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sandy Hook (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Virginius
 - Sandy Hook had railroad service and no post office
 
Shenandoah Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Shenandoah Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Shepherdstown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 151 people (with 1,802 people in 2017)
 - Shepherdstown had a post office and railroad service
 
Trego (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Trego had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uvilla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Virginius
 - Uvilla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weverton (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Virginius
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Weverton had a post office and railroad service

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Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Virginius. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountywv.org/

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



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 Virginius, 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Virginius. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Virginius) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Virginius. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3215, Longitude: -77.7397     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Virginius have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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