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1890 Communities Near Piercys Mill ...

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

Alderson   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Piercys Mill
 - 1895 population of 663 people (with 1,155 people in 2017)
 - Alderson had a post office and railroad service
 
Alta   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Piercys Mill
 - Alta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Asbury   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Piercys Mill
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blaker Mills   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Piercys Mill
 - Blaker Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caldwell   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Piercys Mill
 - Caldwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Clayton   (Summers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Piercys Mill
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Clayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Piercys Mill
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Piercys Mill
 - Dawson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dennis   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Piercys Mill
 - Dennis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Spring   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Piercys Mill
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Fort Spring had a post office and railroad service
 
Frankford   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Piercys Mill
 - Frankford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy Meadows   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Piercys Mill
 - Grassy Meadows had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hughart   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Piercys Mill
 - Hughart had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawn   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Piercys Mill
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Lawn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewisburg   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Piercys Mill
 - 1895 population of 1,016 people (with 3,907 people in 2017)
 - Lewisburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadow Bluff   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Piercys Mill
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Meadow Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nickells Mill   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Piercys Mill
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Nickells Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patton   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Piercys Mill
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Patton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richlands   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Piercys Mill
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Richlands had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockland   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Piercys Mill
 - Rockland had railroad service and no post office
 
Ronceverte   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Piercys Mill
 - 1895 population of 481 people (with 1,717 people in 2017)
 - Ronceverte had a post office and railroad service
 
Rupert   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Piercys Mill
 - Rupert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Santifee   (Summers County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Santifee was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Piercys Mill
 - Santifee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitcomb   (Greenbrier County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Whitcomb was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Piercys Mill
 - Whitcomb had railroad service and no post office
 
Williamsburg   (Greenbrier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Piercys Mill
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Williamsburg 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 Piercys Mill, 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 from Piercys Mill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Piercys Mill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Piercys Mill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8437, Longitude: -80.5737     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Piercys Mill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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