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1890 Communities Near Washington Heights ...

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

Acme   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the East (E) from Washington Heights
 - Acme had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bald Knob   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Washington Heights
 - Bald Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bandytown   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Washington Heights
 - Bandytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapmanville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Washington Heights
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 1,137 people in 2017)
 - Chapmanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comfort   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Washington Heights
 - Comfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Danville   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Washington Heights
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Foster   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Washington Heights
 - Foster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fourteen   (Lincoln County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fourteen was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Washington Heights
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Fourteen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garretts Bend   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Washington Heights
 - Garretts Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Washington Heights
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Griffithsville   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Washington Heights
 - 1895 population of 74 people
 - Griffithsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hewett   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Washington Heights
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jarrolds Valley   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Washington Heights
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Jarrolds Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jenks   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Washington Heights
 - Jenks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Washington Heights
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Washington Heights
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Washington Heights
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
Myra   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Washington Heights
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Myra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nelson   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Washington Heights
 - Nelson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peytona   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Washington Heights
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Peytona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Racine   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Washington Heights
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Racine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spurlockville   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Washington Heights
 - Spurlockville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sweetland   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Washington Heights
 - Sweetland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Washington Heights
 - Van had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winifrede   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Washington Heights
 - Winifrede had a post office and railroad service
 
Winifrede Junction   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Washington Heights
 - Winifrede Junction had railroad service and no post office

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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 Washington Heights, 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 that begins in Washington Heights. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Washington Heights) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Washington Heights. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Washington Heights

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Washington Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0365, Longitude: -81.8330     [Map].

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