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1890 Communities Near Walkers Crossing ...

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

Armenia (OH)   (Washington County (OH)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Armenia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Walkers Crossing
 - Armenia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belpre (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Walkers Crossing
 - 1895 population of 1,007 people (with 6,406 people in 2017)
 - Belpre had a post office and railroad service
 
Blennerhassett   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Walkers Crossing
 - Blennerhassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coolville (OH)   (Athens County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Walkers Crossing
 - 1895 population of 330 people (with 498 people in 2017)
 - Coolville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Corner (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Walkers Crossing
 - Corner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dombey   (Wood County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dombey was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Walkers Crossing
 - Dombey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunham (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Walkers Crossing
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Dunham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eli   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Walkers Crossing
 - Eli had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fillmore (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Walkers Crossing
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Fillmore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hockingport (OH)   (Athens County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Walkers Crossing
 - 1895 population of 198 people
 - Hockingport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Hocking (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Walkers Crossing
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Little Hocking had a post office and railroad service
 
Lubeck   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Walkers Crossing
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Lubeck had a post office and railroad service
 
New England   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Walkers Crossing
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - New England had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newport   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Walkers Crossing
 - Newport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parkersburg   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Walkers Crossing
 - 1895 population of 8,408 people (with 30,096 people in 2017)
 - Parkersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Polandale   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Walkers Crossing
 - Polandale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Porterfield (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Walkers Crossing
 - Porterfield had railroad service and no post office
 
Rockland (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Walkers Crossing
 - 1895 population of 162 people
 - Rockland had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - scott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Torch (OH)   (Athens County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Walkers Crossing
 - 1895 population of 144 people
 - Torch had a post office and railroad service
 
Tyner   (Wood County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tyner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Walkers Crossing
 - Tyner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Veto (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Walkers Crossing
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Veto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Washington   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Walkers Crossing
 - Washington had a post office and railroad service
 
Wesley   (Wood County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wesley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Walkers Crossing
 - Wesley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Youba (OH)   (Athens County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Walkers Crossing
 - Youba 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 Walkers Crossing, 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 begins in Walkers Crossing. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Walkers Crossing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walkers Crossing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2379, Longitude: -81.6876     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Walkers Crossing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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