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1890 Communities Near Pew Hill ...

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

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Adlai   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Adlai had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Berea   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Berea had a post office and no railroad service
 
Borland   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pew Hill
 - Borland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briggs (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pew Hill
 - Briggs had a post office and railroad service
 
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Cairo   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 425 people (with 262 people in 2017)
 - Cairo had a post office and railroad service
 
Calcutta   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pew Hill
 - Calcutta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cantwell   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Pew Hill
 - Cantwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cisco   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pew Hill
 - Cisco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cokeleys   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pew Hill
 - Cokeleys had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornwallis   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Cornwallis had a post office and railroad service
 
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Deerwalk   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Deerwalk had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Eaton   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Pew Hill
 - Eaton had railroad service and no post office
 
Ellenboro   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 356 people in 2017)
 - Ellenboro had a post office and railroad service
 
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Finch   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Finch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Freed   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Pew Hill
 - Freed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Freeport   (Wirt County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 69 people
 - Freeport had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Goffs   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Goffs had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Harrisville   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 361 people (with 1,740 people in 2017)
 - Harrisville had railroad service and no post office
 
Hartley   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pew Hill
 - Hartley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazelgreen   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 4 people
 - Hazelgreen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highland   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Highland had a post office and no railroad service
 
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League   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pew Hill
 - League had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Maxwell   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Pew Hill
 - Maxwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Nutter Farm   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pew Hill
 - Nutter Farm had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Oxbow   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pew Hill
 - Oxbow had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Pennsboro   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 570 people (with 1,045 people in 2017)
 - Pennsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Petroleum   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 105 people
 - Petroleum had a post office and railroad service
 
Pullman   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 140 people in 2017)
 - Pullman had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Rusk   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pew Hill
 - Rusk had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Schultz   (Pleasants County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Schultz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Smithville   (Ritchie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pew Hill
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Smithville 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 Pew Hill, 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 starting from Pew Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pew Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pew Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1823, Longitude: -81.1440     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pew Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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