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1890 Communities Near Perlytown ...

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

Alpena   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Perlytown
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Alpena had a post office and no railroad service
 
Auvil   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Perlytown
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Auvil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bretz   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Perlytown
 - Bretz had a post office and railroad service
 
Coketon   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Perlytown
 - Coketon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cortland   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Perlytown
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Cortland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Davis   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Perlytown
 - 1895 population of 918 people (with 644 people in 2017)
 - Davis had a post office and railroad service
 
Dryfork   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Perlytown
 - Dryfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkins   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Perlytown
 - 1895 population of 737 people (with 7,047 people in 2017)
 - Elkins had a post office and railroad service
 
Faulkner   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Perlytown
 - Faulkner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gilman   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Perlytown
 - Gilman had railroad service and no post office
 
Glady   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Perlytown
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Glady had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hendricks   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Perlytown
 - 1895 population of 212 people (with 257 people in 2017)
 - Hendricks had a post office and railroad service
 
Hopeville   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Perlytown
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Hopeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Job   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Perlytown
 - Job had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jordan Run   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Perlytown
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Jordan Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kerens   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Perlytown
 - Kerens had a post office and railroad service
 
Lead Mine   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Perlytown
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Lead Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leadsville   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Perlytown
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Leadsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Macksville   (Pendleton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Perlytown
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Macksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montrose   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Perlytown
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 154 people in 2017)
 - Montrose had a post office and railroad service
 
Parsons   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Perlytown
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,415 people in 2017)
 - Parsons had a post office and railroad service
 
Pettit   (Randolph County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pettit was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Perlytown
 - Pettit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Run   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Perlytown
 - Pleasant Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint George   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Perlytown
 - 1895 population of 316 people
 - Saint George had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomas   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Perlytown
 - 1895 population of 269 people (with 556 people in 2017)
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
Whyte   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Perlytown
 - Whyte had railroad service and no post office
 
William   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Perlytown
 - William had railroad service and no post office
 
Wilsonia   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Perlytown
 - Wilsonia 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 Perlytown, 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 Perlytown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Perlytown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Perlytown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9829, Longitude: -79.5545     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Perlytown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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