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1890 Communities Near Pax ...

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

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Acme   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Pax
 - Acme had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alaska   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Alaska was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Pax
 - Alaska had railroad service and no post office
 
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Beury   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pax
 - Beury had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Cirtsville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Pax
 - Cirtsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Claremont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Pax
 - Claremont had a post office and railroad service
 
Clear Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Pax
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Clear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Daniels   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pax
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Daniels had a post office and no railroad service
 
Decota   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pax
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Decota had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dempsey   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pax
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Dempsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dimmock   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pax
 - Dimmock had railroad service and no post office
 
Dry Creek   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pax
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Dry Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
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East Sewell   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While East Sewell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pax
 - East Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
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Fayetteville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pax
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 2,772 people in 2017)
 - Fayetteville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fire Creek   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fire Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pax
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Fire Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
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Gatewood   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pax
 - Gatewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grandview   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pax
 - Grandview had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Kincaid   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Pax
 - Kincaid had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Lester   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Pax
 - 1895 population of 11 people (with 323 people in 2017)
 - Lester had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Matville   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pax
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Matville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKendree   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Pax
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - McKendree had railroad service and no post office
 
Mossy   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Pax
 - Mossy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pax
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Oak Hill   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pax
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 8,338 people in 2017)
 - Oak Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Pemberton   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Pax
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Pemberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powellton   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pax
 - 1895 population of 491 people
 - Powellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prince   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pax
 - Prince had a post office and railroad service
 
Prosperity   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pax
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Prosperity had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Quinnimont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pax
 - 1895 population of 600 people
 - Quinnimont had a post office and railroad service
 
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Redbird   (Raleigh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pax
 - Redbird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roseville   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Roseville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Pax
 - Roseville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rush Run   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rush Run was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pax
 - Rush Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Thurmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pax
 - Thurmond had a post office and 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 Pax, 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 Pax. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pax) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pax. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pax

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pax. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9098, Longitude: -81.2648     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pax have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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