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1890 Communities Near Pentacre ...

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

Aarons   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Pentacre
 - Aarons had a post office and no railroad service
 
Apgah   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Apgah was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pentacre
 - Apgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blundon   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pentacre
 - Blundon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Grove   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Pentacre
 - Cedar Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Charleston   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pentacre
 - 1895 population of 6,742 people (with 47,929 people in 2017)
 - Charleston had a post office and railroad service
 
Clendenin   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pentacre
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,142 people in 2017)
 - Clendenin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coalburg   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pentacre
 - 1895 population of 520 people
 - Coalburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Coco   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Pentacre
 - Coco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crown Hill   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Pentacre
 - Crown Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
East Bank   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Pentacre
 - East Bank had a post office and railroad service
 
Gazil   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Gazil was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Pentacre
 - Gazil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jarrett   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pentacre
 - Jarrett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kanawha City   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pentacre
 - Kanawha City had a post office and railroad service
 
Kendalia   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pentacre
 - Kendalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kettle   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pentacre
 - Kettle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Legg   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pentacre
 - Legg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lizemores   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pentacre
 - Lizemores had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malden   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pentacre
 - 1895 population of 355 people
 - Malden had a post office and railroad service
 
Mink   (Kanawha County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pentacre
 - Mink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Odell   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Pentacre
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Odell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Osbornes Mills   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pentacre
 - Osbornes Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pond Gap   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pentacre
 - Pond Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Procious   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pentacre
 - Procious had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shrewsbury   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pentacre
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Shrewsbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Ruffner   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pentacre
 - South Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Spangler   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pentacre
 - Spangler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wellford   (Kanawha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pentacre
 - Wellford 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 Pentacre, 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 from Pentacre. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pentacre) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pentacre. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3904, Longitude: -81.4035     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pentacre have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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