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1890 Communities Near Windsong Acres ...

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

Bancroft   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Windsong Acres
 - Bancroft had railroad service and no post office
 
Buffalo   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Windsong Acres
 - 1895 population of 238 people (with 1,262 people in 2017)
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Confidence   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Windsong Acres
 - Confidence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Culloden   (Cabell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Windsong Acres
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Culloden had a post office and railroad service
 
Extra   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Windsong Acres
 - Extra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fraziers Bottom   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Windsong Acres
 - Fraziers Bottom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hugo   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Windsong Acres
 - Hugo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurricane   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Windsong Acres
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 6,542 people in 2017)
 - Hurricane had a post office and railroad service
 
Liberty   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Windsong Acres
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midway   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Windsong Acres
 - Midway had a post office and railroad service
 
Mound   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mound was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Windsong Acres
 - Mound had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Olive   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Windsong Acres
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paradise   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Windsong Acres
 - Paradise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plymouth   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Windsong Acres
 - Plymouth had a post office and railroad service
 
Poca   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Windsong Acres
 - 1895 population of 284 people (with 987 people in 2017)
 - Poca had a post office and railroad service
 
Pocatalico   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Windsong Acres
 - Pocatalico had a post office and no railroad service
 
Raymond City   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Windsong Acres
 - 1895 population of 650 people
 - Raymond City had a post office and railroad service
 
Red House   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Windsong Acres
 - Red House had railroad service and no post office
 
Rocky Fork   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Windsong Acres
 - Rocky Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Albans   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Windsong Acres
 - 1895 population of 1,375 people (with 100 people in 2017)
 - Saint Albans had a post office and railroad service
 
Sattes   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Windsong Acres
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Sattes had a post office and railroad service
 
Scary   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Windsong Acres
 - Scary had a post office and railroad service
 
Sigman   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Windsong Acres
 - Sigman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Hill   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Windsong Acres
 - Spring Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Teays   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Windsong Acres
 - Teays had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tornado   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Windsong Acres
 - Tornado had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winfield   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Windsong Acres
 - 1895 population of 302 people (with 2,359 people in 2017)
 - Winfield had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

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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 Windsong Acres, 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 that starts in Windsong Acres. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Windsong Acres) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Windsong Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4745, Longitude: -81.8651     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Windsong Acres have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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