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1890 Communities Near Pettry ...

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

Ballard   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pettry
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Ballard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cashmere   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Pettry
 - Cashmere had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cloverdale   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Pettry
 - Cloverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crumps Bottom   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pettry
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Crumps Bottom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunns   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pettry
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Dunns had a post office and no railroad service
 
East River   (Mercer County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While East River was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pettry
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - East River had a post office and railroad service
 
Elgood   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pettry
 - Elgood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellison   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Pettry
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glen Lyn (VA)   (Giles County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pettry
 - 1895 population of 52 people (with 100 people in 2017)
 - Glen Lyn had a post office and railroad service
 
Indian Mills   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pettry
 - Indian Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ingleside   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pettry
 - 1895 population of 120 people
 - Ingleside had a post office and railroad service
 
Lashmeet   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Pettry
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Lashmeet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lurich (VA)   (Giles County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pettry
 - Lurich had railroad service and no post office
 
Mercers Saltworks   (Summers County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mercers Saltworks was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pettry
 - Mercers Saltworks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Narrows (VA)   (Giles County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pettry
 - 1895 population of 118 people (with 1,960 people in 2017)
 - Narrows had railroad service and no post office
 
Neponset   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pettry
 - Neponset had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pettry
 - 1895 population of 10 people
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakvale   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Pettry
 - Oakvale had railroad service and no post office
 
Peterstown   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pettry
 - 1895 population of 400 people (with 636 people in 2017)
 - Peterstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pipestem   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Pettry
 - Pipestem had a post office and no railroad service
 
Princeton   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pettry
 - 1895 population of 320 people (with 5,822 people in 2017)
 - Princeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shumate (VA)   (Giles County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pettry
 - Shumate had railroad service and no post office
 
Spanishburg   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Pettry
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Spanishburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
True   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Pettry
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - True had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warford   (Summers County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Warford was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pettry
 - Warford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Willowton   (Mercer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pettry
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Willowton 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 Pettry, 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Pettry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pettry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pettry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4362, Longitude: -80.9640     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pettry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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