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1890 Communities Near Peapatch ...

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

Bearwallow (VA)   (Buchanan County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Peapatch
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bearwallow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradshaw   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Peapatch
 - Bradshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Bluff (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Peapatch
 - 1895 population of 302 people (with 1,025 people in 2017)
 - Cedar Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifton (VA)   (Russell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Peapatch
 - Clifton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doran (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Peapatch
 - Doran had a post office and railroad service
 
Five Oaks (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Peapatch
 - Five Oaks had a post office and railroad service
 
Gap Store (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Peapatch
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Gap Store had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gillespie (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Peapatch
 - Gillespie had railroad service and no post office
 
Grundy (VA)   (Buchanan County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Peapatch
 - 1895 population of 125 people (with 929 people in 2017)
 - Grundy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Peapatch
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harman (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Peapatch
 - Harman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iaeger   (McDowell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Peapatch
 - 1895 population of 51 people (with 255 people in 2017)
 - Iaeger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maxwell (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Peapatch
 - Maxwell had a post office and railroad service
 
North Spring   (Wyoming County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Peapatch
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - North Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pisgah (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Peapatch
 - Pisgah had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Hill (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Peapatch
 - Pleasant Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pounding Mill (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Peapatch
 - Pounding Mill had a post office and railroad service
 
Richlands (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Peapatch
 - Richlands had a post office and railroad service
 
Sayersville (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Peapatch
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Sayersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shack Mills (VA)   (Buchanan County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Peapatch
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Shack Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shraders (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Peapatch
 - 1895 population of 8 people
 - Shraders had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steeleburg (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Peapatch
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Steeleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swords Creek (VA)   (Russell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Peapatch
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Swords Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Thompson Valley (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Peapatch
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Thompson Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wittens Mills (VA)   (Tazewell County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Peapatch
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Wittens Mills 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 Peapatch, 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 from Peapatch. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Peapatch) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peapatch. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2843, Longitude: -81.7896     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Peapatch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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