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1890 Communities Near Westmoreland ...

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

Ashland (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Westmoreland
 - 1895 population of 4,195 people (with 20,669 people in 2017)
 - Ashland had a post office and railroad service
 
Bartramville (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Westmoreland
 - Bartramville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradrick (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Westmoreland
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Bradrick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burlington (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) from Westmoreland
 - 1895 population of 382 people
 - Burlington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catlettsburg (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Westmoreland
 - 1895 population of 1,374 people (with 1,778 people in 2017)
 - Catlettsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Centerville   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Westmoreland
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Centerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ceredo   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Westmoreland
 - 1895 population of 923 people (with 1,352 people in 2017)
 - Ceredo had a post office and railroad service
 
Cliffside (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Westmoreland
 - Cliffside had railroad service and no post office
 
Coal Grove (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Westmoreland
 - 1895 population of 97 people (with 2,099 people in 2017)
 - Coal Grove had a post office and railroad service
 
Dickson   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Westmoreland
 - Dickson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forestdale (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Westmoreland
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Forestdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guyandotte   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Westmoreland
 - 1895 population of 1,502 people
 - Guyandotte had a post office and railroad service
 
Hodges   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Westmoreland
 - Hodges had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howell (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Westmoreland
 - Howell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huntington   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Westmoreland
 - 1895 population of 10,108 people (with 47,079 people in 2017)
 - Huntington had a post office and railroad service
 
Kenova   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Westmoreland
 - Kenova had a post office and railroad service
 
Lockwood (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Westmoreland
 - Lockwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Normal (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Westmoreland
 - Normal had a post office and railroad service
 
North Kenova (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Westmoreland
 - North Kenova had railroad service and no post office
 
Proctorville (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Westmoreland
 - 1895 population of 480 people (with 550 people in 2017)
 - Proctorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Camp (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Westmoreland
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Rock Camp had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Westmoreland
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Savage Branch (KY)   (Boyd County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Westmoreland
 - Savage Branch had railroad service and no post office
 
Sheridan (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Westmoreland
 - Sheridan had railroad service and no post office
 
Shoals   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Westmoreland
 - Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Point (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Westmoreland
 - 1895 population of 248 people (with 3,874 people in 2017)
 - South Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sybene (OH)   (Lawrence County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Westmoreland
 - Sybene 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 Westmoreland, 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 Westmoreland. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Westmoreland) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westmoreland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4006, Longitude: -82.5121     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westmoreland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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