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When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer - that's the case with Arritt.
This entry has been created as a placeholder - we hope to develop more information in the future.
This entry could be in error. It might be that our source had a mis-print, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. We hope to learn more about Arritt in the future.
We found mention of Arritt as a post office, but can't determine its location - other than being located somewhere in Alleghany County, Virginia.
It's common that the post office is named the same as the community in which it's located (although that's not always case). In this case, we can't match this post office to any of the existing communities in our gazetteer.
While we don't have a date for the founding of Arritt, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
Adding Arritt to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Arritt in the FIPS-55 file.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Arritt was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Arritt ...
We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Arritt:
Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Arritt - Services available: no Railroad mentioned
The FIPS database contains an entry for Arritt.
Referenced FIPS Records ...
FIPS Code: 51/03224 (Place Name: Arritt)
County: Alleghany (FIPS State/County: 51/005)
Identifies a populated place (in this case, Arritt) located wholly or substantially outside the boundaries of an incorporated place or CDP (Census Designated Place) but whose name has not been verified as authoritative by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
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