Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Bank.
Communities Also Named Bank ...
We have found 4 communities that share the name Bank.
While the name Bank is unique within West Virginia, we know of another 4 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of West Virginia
Saint Bernard Parish
Our profile page for Bank, Saint Bernard Parish
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1>
Although located in Saint Bernard Parish, we don't know the location of this community within the .
Our profile page for Bank, Cecil County [Map]
This community is historic.<2>
Our profile page for Bank, Hillsborough County [Map]
Our profile page for Bank, Blount County [Map]
This community is historic.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/
|<1>||If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.|
Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.
Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.
Also keep in mind that Bank could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
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|<2>||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 Bank, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.|
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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Bank.