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1890 Communities Near Pecks Run ...

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 Pecks Run had a population of 102 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Aberdeen   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West (W) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Aberdeen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berlin   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Pecks Run
 - Berlin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buckhannon   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 1,403 people (with 5,529 people in 2017)
 - Buckhannon had a post office and railroad service
 
Calhoun   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Calhoun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Craigmoor   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Craigmoor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elk City   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Elk City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hampton   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 550 people
 - Hampton had railroad service and no post office
 
Hinkleville   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Hinkleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horner   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pecks Run
 - Horner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ivy   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Ivy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Johnstown   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 120 people
 - Johnstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kedron   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pecks Run
 - Kedron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kingsville   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Kingsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lorentz   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pecks Run
 - Lorentz had a post office and railroad service
 
Lost Creek   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 474 people in 2017)
 - Lost Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Middle Fork   (Randolph County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Middle Fork was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 252 people
 - Middle Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Overfield   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Overfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Overhill   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pecks Run
 - Overhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pepper   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Pecks Run
 - Pepper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Philippi   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 378 people (with 3,380 people in 2017)
 - Philippi had a post office and railroad service
 
Rockford   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romines Mills   (Harrison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 164 people
 - Romines Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruraldale   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Ruraldale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sago   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Sago had a post office and railroad service
 
Sand Run   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Sand Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swamp Run   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Swamp Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talbott   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pecks Run
 - Talbott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallmansville   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Pecks Run
 - Tallmansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilmoth   (Barbour County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wilmoth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Pecks Run
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Wilmoth 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 Pecks Run, 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 starting from Pecks Run. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pecks Run) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pecks Run. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0526, Longitude: -80.1790     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pecks Run have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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