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1890 Communities Near Warford ...

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>


Warford itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and no railroad service.

Ballard   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Warford
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Ballard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bargers Springs   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Warford
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Bargers Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buck   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Warford
 - Buck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cashmere   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Warford
 - Cashmere had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cloverdale   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Warford
 - Cloverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crumps Bottom   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Warford
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Crumps Bottom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunns   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Warford
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Dunns had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elgood   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Warford
 - Elgood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellison   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Warford
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flat Top   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Warford
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Flat Top had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forest Hill   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Warford
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Forest Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glen Lyn (VA)   (Giles County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Warford
 - 1895 population of 52 people (with 100 people in 2017)
 - Glen Lyn had a post office and railroad service
 
Hilldale   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Warford
 - Hilldale had railroad service and no post office
 
Hinton   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Warford
 - 1895 population of 2,570 people (with 2,448 people in 2017)
 - Hinton had a post office and railroad service
 
Indian Mills   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Warford
 - Indian Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jumping Branch   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Warford
 - 1895 population of 95 people
 - Jumping Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lurich (VA)   (Giles County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Warford
 - Lurich had railroad service and no post office
 
Mercers Saltworks   (Summers County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mercers Saltworks was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Warford
 - Mercers Saltworks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neponset   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Warford
 - Neponset had a post office and no railroad service
 
Packs Ferry   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Warford
 - Packs Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peterstown   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Warford
 - 1895 population of 400 people (with 636 people in 2017)
 - Peterstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pipestem   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Warford
 - Pipestem had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talcott   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Warford
 - 1895 population of 288 people
 - Talcott had a post office and railroad service
 
True   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Warford
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - True had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Warford
 - Wiggins 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 Warford, 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 starts in Warford. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Warford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Warford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5376, Longitude: -80.9048     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Warford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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