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1890 Communities Near Pennbrook ...

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

Alaska   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Alaska was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pennbrook
 - Alaska had railroad service and no post office
 
Beauty   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Pennbrook
 - Beauty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beury   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pennbrook
 - Beury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caperton   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Pennbrook
 - 1895 population of 562 people
 - Caperton had a post office and railroad service
 
Claremont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pennbrook
 - Claremont had a post office and railroad service
 
Clifftop   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pennbrook
 - Clifftop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dimmock   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Pennbrook
 - Dimmock had railroad service and no post office
 
East Sewell   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While East Sewell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pennbrook
 - East Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
Edmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Pennbrook
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayette   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pennbrook
 - Fayette had railroad service and no post office
 
Fayetteville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pennbrook
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 2,772 people in 2017)
 - Fayetteville had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - fire creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Gatewood   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pennbrook
 - Gatewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keeneys Creek   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Pennbrook
 - Keeneys Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Lansing   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pennbrook
 - Lansing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lookout   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pennbrook
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Lookout had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKendree   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pennbrook
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - McKendree had railroad service and no post office
 
Nuttalburg   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nuttalburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Pennbrook
 - 1895 population of 342 people
 - Nuttalburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Pennbrook
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 8,338 people in 2017)
 - Oak Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prince   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pennbrook
 - Prince had a post office and railroad service
 
Quinnimont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Pennbrook
 - 1895 population of 600 people
 - Quinnimont had a post office and railroad service
 
Ravenseye   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pennbrook
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Ravenseye 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Pennbrook
 - Rush Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Pennbrook
 - Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
Thurmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Pennbrook
 - 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 Pennbrook, 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 stretches from Pennbrook. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pennbrook) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pennbrook. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9659, Longitude: -81.0201     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pennbrook have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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