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1890 Communities Near Weircrest ...

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

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Alikanna (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Weircrest
 - Alikanna had a post office and railroad service
 
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Calumet (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Weircrest
 - Calumet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colliers   (Brooke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Colliers had a post office and railroad service
 
Comettsburg (PA)   (Beaver County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Weircrest
 - Comettsburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Dinsmore (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Dinsmore had a post office and railroad service
 
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Eldersville (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 212 people
 - Eldersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Empire (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 441 people (with 284 people in 2017)
 - Empire had a post office and railroad service
 
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Fernwood (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Weircrest
 - Fernwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Frankfort Springs (PA)   (Beaver County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 180 people (with 127 people in 2017)
 - Frankfort Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Georges Run (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Weircrest
 - Georges Run had railroad service and no post office
 
Gould (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Weircrest
 - Gould had railroad service and no post office
 
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Hammondsville (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Hammondsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hanlin Station (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Hanlin Station had a post office and railroad service
 
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Island Creek (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Island Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Kendall (PA)   (Beaver County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Kendall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knoxville (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Markle (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Weircrest
 - Markle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mingo Junction (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 1,623 people (with 3,262 people in 2017)
 - Mingo Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Moscow   (Hancock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Weircrest
 - Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
 
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New Cumberland   (Hancock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 2,305 people (with 1,050 people in 2017)
 - New Cumberland had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Somerset (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - New Somerset had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Osage (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Weircrest
 - Osage had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Paris (PA)   (Washington County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 173 people
 - Paris had a post office and no railroad service
 
Port Homer (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Port Homer had a post office and railroad service
 
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Reeds Mill (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Reeds Mill had a post office and railroad service
 
Richmond (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 444 people (with 454 people in 2017)
 - Richmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Steubenville (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 13,394 people (with 18,003 people in 2017)
 - Steubenville had a post office and railroad service
 
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Toronto (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 1,822 people (with 4,814 people in 2017)
 - Toronto had a post office and railroad service
 
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Wintersville (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Weircrest
 - 1895 population of 83 people (with 3,727 people in 2017)
 - Wintersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Yellow Creek (OH)   (Jefferson County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Weircrest
 - Yellow Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
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Zalia   (Hancock County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Weircrest
 - Zalia 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 Weircrest, 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 beginning in Weircrest. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Weircrest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weircrest. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4406, Longitude: -80.5992     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Weircrest have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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