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1890 Communities Near West Union ...

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 West Union had a population of 312 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2017, West Union had a population of 833 people.

Avon   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from West Union
 - Avon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bearsville   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from West Union
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Bearsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blandville   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from West Union
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Blandville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Center Point   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from West Union
 - Center Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Central Station   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from West Union
 - 1895 population of 275 people
 - Central Station had a post office and railroad service
 
Deep Valley   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from West Union
 - Deep Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duckworth   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from West Union
 - Duckworth had railroad service and no post office
 
Flint   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from West Union
 - Flint had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenwood   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from West Union
 - 1895 population of 148 people
 - Greenwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Grove   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from West Union
 - 1895 population of 51 people
 - Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holbrook   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from West Union
 - 1895 population of 139 people
 - Holbrook had a post office and no railroad service
 
Long Run   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from West Union
 - 1895 population of 119 people
 - Long Run had a post office and railroad service
 
Market   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from West Union
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Market had a post office and no railroad service
 
Miletus   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from West Union
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Miletus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morgansville   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from West Union
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Morgansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Milton   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from West Union
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - New Milton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oxford   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from West Union
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Oxford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pennsboro   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from West Union
 - 1895 population of 570 people (with 1,045 people in 2017)
 - Pennsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Roberts   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from West Union
 - Roberts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shirley   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from West Union
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Shirley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stanley   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from West Union
 - Stanley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Toll Gate   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from West Union
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Toll Gate had a post office and railroad service
 
White Oak   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from West Union
 - White Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilbur   (Tyler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from West Union
 - Wilbur had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zinnia   (Doddridge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from West Union
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Zinnia 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 West Union, 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 starting from West Union. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Union) 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 West Union. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Union

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Union. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2964, Longitude: -80.7752     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Union have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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