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1890 Communities Near Panther ...

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

Baileysville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Panther
 - Baileysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bearwallow (VA)   (Buchanan County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Panther
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bearwallow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Big Rock (VA)   (Buchanan County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Panther
 - Big Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradshaw   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Panther
 - Bradshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Christian   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Panther
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Christian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coleman (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Panther
 - Coleman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grundy (VA)   (Buchanan County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Panther
 - 1895 population of 125 people (with 929 people in 2017)
 - Grundy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Panther
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iaeger   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Panther
 - 1895 population of 51 people (with 255 people in 2017)
 - Iaeger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamboree (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Panther
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Jamboree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesse   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Panther
 - Jesse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Panther
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Man   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Panther
 - Man had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mouthcard (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Panther
 - Mouthcard had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Spring   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Panther
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - North Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oceana   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Panther
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 1,245 people in 2017)
 - Oceana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oilville   (Logan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Panther
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paw Paw (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Panther
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Paw Paw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelps (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Panther
 - Phelps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pineville   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Panther
 - 1895 population of 53 people (with 599 people in 2017)
 - Pineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pinsonfork (KY)   (Pike County (KY))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Panther
 - Pinsonfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Hill (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Panther
 - Pleasant Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock View   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Panther
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Rock View had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shack Mills (VA)   (Buchanan County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Panther
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Shack Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sun Hill   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Panther
 - Sun Hill had a post office and no railroad service

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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 Panther, 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' distance that begins in Panther. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Panther) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Panther. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4834, Longitude: -81.8960     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Panther have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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