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1890 Communities Near Whitesville ...

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

Acme   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Whitesville
 - Acme had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bald Knob   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Whitesville
 - Bald Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bandytown   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Whitesville
 - Bandytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cirtsville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Whitesville
 - Cirtsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clear Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Whitesville
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Clear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coalburg   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Whitesville
 - 1895 population of 520 people
 - Coalburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Comfort   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Whitesville
 - Comfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crany   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Whitesville
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Crany had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crown Hill   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Whitesville
 - Crown Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Decota   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Whitesville
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Decota had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Branch   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Whitesville
 - Dry Branch had railroad service and no post office
 
Dry Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Whitesville
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Dry Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Foster   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Whitesville
 - Foster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Whitesville
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - jarrolds valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kincaid   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Whitesville
 - Kincaid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Whitesville
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Matville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mossy   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Whitesville
 - Mossy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nelson   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Whitesville
 - Nelson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peytona   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Whitesville
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Peytona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellton   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Whitesville
 - 1895 population of 491 people
 - Powellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Racine   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Whitesville
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Racine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Redbird   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Whitesville
 - Redbird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roseville   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Roseville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Whitesville
 - Roseville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shrewsbury   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Whitesville
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Shrewsbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Whitesville
 - Van had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winifrede   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Whitesville
 - Winifrede had a post office and railroad service
 
Winifrede Junction   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Whitesville
 - Winifrede Junction had railroad service and no post office

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitesville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9753, Longitude: -81.5292     [Map].

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