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1890 Communities Near Walker Hill ...

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

Clifftop   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the West (W) from Walker Hill
 - Clifftop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Walker Hill
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crickmer   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Walker Hill
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Crickmer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Walker Hill
 - Dawson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dennis   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Walker Hill
 - Dennis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duo   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Walker Hill
 - Duo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fowler Knob   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Walker Hill
 - 1895 population of 223 people
 - Fowler Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hominy Falls   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Walker Hill
 - Hominy Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hughart   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Walker Hill
 - Hughart had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawn   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Walker Hill
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Lawn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leivasy   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Walker Hill
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Leivasy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lile   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Walker Hill
 - Lile had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lookout   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Walker Hill
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Lookout had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maywood   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Walker Hill
 - Maywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadow Bluff   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Walker Hill
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Meadow Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Lookout   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Walker Hill
 - Mount Lookout had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Nebo   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Walker Hill
 - Mount Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nutterville   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Walker Hill
 - Nutterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ophelia   (Nicholas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ophelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Walker Hill
 - Ophelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pool   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Walker Hill
 - Pool had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ravenseye   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Walker Hill
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Ravenseye had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rupert   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Walker Hill
 - Rupert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Walker Hill
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Russellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snow Hill   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Walker Hill
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Snow Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Dale   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Walker Hill
 - Spring Dale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Williamsburg   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Walker Hill
 - 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 Walker Hill, 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 Walker Hill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Walker Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walker Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0301, Longitude: -80.7262     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Walker Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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