RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Wilsonia, West Virginia

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other WV
Communities

1890 Communities Near Wilsonia ...

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 in 1895, Wilsonia had a post office and railroad service.

Aurora   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Wilsonia
 - 1895 population of 248 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bayard   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wilsonia
 - 1895 population of 52 people (with 269 people in 2017)
 - Bayard had a post office and railroad service
 
Bismarck   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Wilsonia
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Bismarck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bretz   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wilsonia
 - Bretz had a post office and railroad service
 
Brookside   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wilsonia
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Brookside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carmel   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wilsonia
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Carmel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coketon   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wilsonia
 - Coketon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cortland   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Wilsonia
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Cortland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Davis   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Wilsonia
 - 1895 population of 918 people (with 644 people in 2017)
 - Davis had a post office and railroad service
 
Dobbin   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wilsonia
 - Dobbin had a post office and railroad service
 
Eglon   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wilsonia
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Eglon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Pendleton (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wilsonia
 - 1895 population of 34 people
 - Fort Pendleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gorman (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wilsonia
 - Gorman had railroad service and no post office
 
Gormania   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wilsonia
 - Gormania had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hendricks   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wilsonia
 - 1895 population of 212 people (with 257 people in 2017)
 - Hendricks had a post office and railroad service
 
Horse Shoe Run   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wilsonia
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Horse Shoe Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kearney (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wilsonia
 - Kearney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lead Mine   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Wilsonia
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Lead Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Storm   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wilsonia
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Mount Storm had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint George   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Wilsonia
 - 1895 population of 316 people
 - Saint George had a post office and no railroad service
 
Schell   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wilsonia
 - Schell had a post office and railroad service
 
Sell   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wilsonia
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Sell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunnyside (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Wilsonia
 - Sunnyside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomas   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wilsonia
 - 1895 population of 269 people (with 556 people in 2017)
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
William   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wilsonia
 - William had railroad service and no post office
 
Wilson   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wilsonia
 - Wilson had railroad service and no post office
 
Wilson (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wilsonia
 - Wilson had railroad service and no post office

Other Roadside Stops ...



Search for a West Virginia Community

About Grant County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://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 Wilsonia, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Wilsonia. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wilsonia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilsonia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2062, Longitude: -79.4495     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wilsonia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation



 
 
 
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 26 Dec 2018
By John Hall