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1890 Communities Near East Bank ...

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, East Bank had a post office and railroad service. In 2017, East Bank had a population of 904 people.

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Acme   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the South (S) from East Bank
 - Acme had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Belva   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from East Bank
 - Belva had a post office and no railroad service
 
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 - cedar grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Charleston   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from East Bank
 - 1895 population of 6,742 people (with 47,929 people in 2017)
 - Charleston had a post office and railroad service
 
 - coalburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Coco   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from East Bank
 - Coco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comfort   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from East Bank
 - Comfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crescent   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Bank
 - 1895 population of 152 people
 - Crescent had a post office and railroad service
 
Crown Hill   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Bank
 - Crown Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
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Decota   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from East Bank
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Decota had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deep Water   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Bank
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Deep Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixie   (Nicholas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from East Bank
 - Dixie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dry Branch   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from East Bank
 - Dry Branch had railroad service and no post office
 
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Eagle   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Bank
 - Eagle had a post office and railroad service
 
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Gauley Bridge   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Bank
 - 1895 population of 180 people (with 570 people in 2017)
 - Gauley Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gazil   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Gazil was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from East Bank
 - Gazil had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Handley   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Bank
 - 1895 population of 49 people (with 325 people in 2017)
 - Handley had a post office and railroad service
 
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Kanawha City   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from East Bank
 - Kanawha City had a post office and railroad service
 
Kanawha Falls   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Bank
 - 1895 population of 282 people
 - Kanawha Falls had a post office and railroad service
 
Kendalia   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from East Bank
 - Kendalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Malden   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from East Bank
 - 1895 population of 355 people
 - Malden had a post office and railroad service
 
Montgomery   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Bank
 - Montgomery had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Carbon   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from East Bank
 - 1895 population of 3,432 people
 - Mount Carbon had a post office and railroad service
 
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Odell   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from East Bank
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Odell had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Pond Gap   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from East Bank
 - Pond Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellton   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from East Bank
 - 1895 population of 491 people
 - Powellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Racine   (Boone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from East Bank
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Racine had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Shrewsbury   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from East Bank
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Shrewsbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Ruffner   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from East Bank
 - South Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Spangler   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from East Bank
 - Spangler had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Winifrede   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from East Bank
 - Winifrede had a post office and railroad service
 
Winifrede Junction   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from East Bank
 - Winifrede Junction had railroad service and no post office

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Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for East Bank. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Bank. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2153, Longitude: -81.4441     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for East Bank have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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