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1890 Communities Near Virginville ...

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

Alikanna (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Virginville
 - Alikanna had a post office and railroad service
 
Beech Bottom   (Brooke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Virginville
 - Beech Bottom had railroad service and no post office
 
Bethany   (Brooke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 340 people (with 888 people in 2017)
 - Bethany had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brilliant (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 944 people (with 1,672 people in 1990)
 - Brilliant had a post office and railroad service
 
Buffalo (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Virginville
 - Buffalo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burgettstown (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 929 people (with 1,327 people in 2017)
 - Burgettstown had a post office and railroad service
 
Colliers   (Brooke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Colliers had a post office and railroad service
 
Cross Creek (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 275 people
 - Cross Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dinsmore (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Dinsmore had a post office and railroad service
 
Dunsfort (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Dunsfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eldersville (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 212 people
 - Eldersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Georges Run (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Virginville
 - Georges Run had railroad service and no post office
 
Gould (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Virginville
 - Gould had railroad service and no post office
 
Hanlin Station (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Hanlin Station had a post office and railroad service
 
Independence (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 183 people
 - Independence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lazearville   (Brooke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 317 people
 - Lazearville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mingo Junction (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 1,623 people (with 3,262 people in 2017)
 - Mingo Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
New Alexandria (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 258 people in 2017)
 - New Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Paris (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 173 people
 - Paris had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pattersons Mill (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Pattersons Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potomac   (Ohio County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Potomac had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rush Run (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 89 people
 - Rush Run had a post office and railroad service
 
Salt Run (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Virginville
 - Salt Run had railroad service and no post office
 
Steubenville (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 13,394 people (with 18,003 people in 2017)
 - Steubenville had a post office and railroad service
 
Wellsburg   (Brooke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 2,235 people (with 2,589 people in 2017)
 - Wellsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
West Liberty   (Ohio County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 1,463 people in 2017)
 - West Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Middletown (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Virginville
 - 1895 population of 235 people (with 134 people in 2017)
 - West Middletown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodrow (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Virginville
 - Woodrow 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 Virginville, 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 Virginville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Virginville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Virginville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2928, Longitude: -80.5237     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Virginville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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