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1890 Communities Near Webb ...

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

Adams (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Webb
 - Adams had a post office and no railroad service
 
Busseyville (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Webb
 - Busseyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Charley (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Webb
 - Charley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifford (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Webb
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Clifford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunlow   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Webb
 - Dunlow had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Lynn   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Webb
 - East Lynn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Echo   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Webb
 - Echo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Effie   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Webb
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Effie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ferguson   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Webb
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Ferguson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Gay   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Webb
 - 1895 population of 450 people (with 673 people in 2017)
 - Fort Gay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallup (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Gallup was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Webb
 - Gallup had a post office and no railroad service
 
Genoa   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Webb
 - Genoa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Georges Creek (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Webb
 - Georges Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Inez (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Webb
 - 1895 population of 108 people (with 643 people in 2017)
 - Inez had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kiahsville   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Webb
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Kiahsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louisa (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Webb
 - 1895 population of 834 people (with 2,412 people in 2017)
 - Louisa had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowmansville (KY)   (Johnson County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Webb
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Lowmansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maynard (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Maynard was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Webb
 - Maynard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peach Orchard (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Webb
 - Peach Orchard had a post office and railroad service
 
Pilgrim (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Webb
 - Pilgrim had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richardson (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Webb
 - Richardson had a post office and railroad service
 
Stonecoal   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Webb
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Stonecoal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Webb
 - Summit had railroad service and no post office
 
Ulysses (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ulysses was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Webb
 - Ulysses had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walbridge (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Walbridge was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Webb
 - Walbridge had railroad service and no post office
 
Warfield (KY)   (Martin County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Webb
 - 1895 population of 1,212 people (with 239 people in 2017)
 - Warfield 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 Webb, 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 beginning in Webb. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Webb) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Webb. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9698, Longitude: -82.4824     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Webb have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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