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1890 Communities Near Wewanta ...

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

Bartram   (Wayne County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bartram was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wewanta
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Bartram had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bowen   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wewanta
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Bowen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapmanville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wewanta
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 1,137 people in 2017)
 - Chapmanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifford (KY)   (Lawrence County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wewanta
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Clifford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cove Gap   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Wewanta
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Cove Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Danville   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Wewanta
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunlow   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wewanta
 - Dunlow had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Lynn   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wewanta
 - East Lynn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Echo   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wewanta
 - Echo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Effie   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Wewanta
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Effie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ferguson   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Wewanta
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Ferguson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fourteen   (Lincoln County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fourteen was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Wewanta
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Fourteen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Genoa   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Wewanta
 - Genoa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gilkerson   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wewanta
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Gilkerson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Griffithsville   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wewanta
 - 1895 population of 74 people
 - Griffithsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamlin   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wewanta
 - 1895 population of 248 people (with 1,072 people in 2017)
 - Hamlin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jenks   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wewanta
 - Jenks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kiahsville   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Wewanta
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Kiahsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wewanta
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Myra   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wewanta
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Myra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nye   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wewanta
 - Nye had a post office and no railroad service
 
Portersville   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Wewanta
 - Portersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sarah   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Wewanta
 - Sarah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sheridan   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Wewanta
 - Sheridan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spurlockville   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wewanta
 - Spurlockville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stonecoal   (Wayne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wewanta
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Stonecoal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sweetland   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wewanta
 - Sweetland had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.wv.us/

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



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 Wewanta, 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 Wewanta. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wewanta) 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 Wewanta. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wewanta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wewanta. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0882, Longitude: -82.1928     [Map].

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