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1890 Communities Near Waggy ...

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

Addison   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Waggy
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 688 people in 2017)
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bakers Run   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Waggy
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bakers Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birch River   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Waggy
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Birch River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boggs   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Waggy
 - Boggs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Canfield   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Waggy
 - Canfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caress   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Waggy
 - Caress had a post office and no railroad service
 
Corley   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Waggy
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Corley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Craigsville   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Waggy
 - Craigsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delphi   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Waggy
 - Delphi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diana   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Waggy
 - Diana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flatwoods   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Waggy
 - 1895 population of 53 people (with 270 people in 2017)
 - Flatwoods had a post office and railroad service
 
Frametown   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Waggy
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Frametown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Halo   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Waggy
 - Halo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Herold   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Waggy
 - Herold had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hookersville   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Waggy
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Hookersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jumbo   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Waggy
 - Jumbo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Birch   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Waggy
 - 1895 population of 6 people
 - Little Birch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Otter   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Waggy
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Little Otter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lloydsville   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Waggy
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Lloydsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McNutt   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Waggy
 - McNutt had railroad service and no post office
 
Muddlety   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Waggy
 - Muddlety had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newville   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Waggy
 - Newville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strange Creek   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Waggy
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Strange Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strouds   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Waggy
 - Strouds had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sutton   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Waggy
 - 1895 population of 276 people (with 988 people in 2017)
 - Sutton had a post office and railroad service
 
Twistville   (Braxton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Twistville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Waggy
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Twistville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upperglade   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Waggy
 - Upperglade had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wattsville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Waggy
 - Wattsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Welch Glade   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Waggy
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Welch Glade 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 Waggy, 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 beginning in Waggy. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waggy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waggy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5318, Longitude: -80.6529     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waggy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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