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1890 Communities Near Wayside ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Wayside had a post office and no railroad service.

Alderson   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 663 people (with 1,155 people in 2017)
 - Alderson had a post office and railroad service
 
Assurance   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Wayside
 - Assurance had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ballard   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Ballard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bargers Springs   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Bargers Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buck   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Wayside
 - Buck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayton   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Clayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crumps Bottom   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Crumps Bottom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forest Hill   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Forest Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Wayside
 - Greenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hilldale   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wayside
 - Hilldale had railroad service and no post office
 
Indian Mills   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wayside
 - Indian Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Johnson Crossroads   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Johnson Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knobs   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wayside
 - Knobs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lillydale   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wayside
 - Lillydale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lindside   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 122 people
 - Lindside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowell   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Lowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Pickaway   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Pickaway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riffe   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Wayside
 - Riffe had railroad service and no post office
 
Rock Camp   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Rock Camp had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salt Sulphur Springs   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Salt Sulphur Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Santifee   (Summers County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Santifee was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Wayside
 - Santifee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sinks Grove   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sinks Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talcott   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 288 people
 - Talcott had a post office and railroad service
 
Union   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 348 people (with 550 people in 2017)
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wayside
 - Wiggins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wolfcreek   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Wolfcreek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zenith   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wayside
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Zenith 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 Wayside, 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 starting in Wayside. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wayside) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wayside. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5921, Longitude: -80.6887     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wayside have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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