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1890 Communities Near Pine Grove ...

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

Ansted   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Pine Grove
 - Ansted had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beauty   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pine Grove
 - Beauty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beckwith   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pine Grove
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Beckwith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caperton   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pine Grove
 - 1895 population of 562 people
 - Caperton had a post office and railroad service
 
Clifftop   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pine Grove
 - Clifftop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pine Grove
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cotton Hill   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pine Grove
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Cotton Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Deitz   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Deitz was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pine Grove
 - 1895 population of 6 people
 - Deitz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dempsey   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pine Grove
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Dempsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Sewell   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While East Sewell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Pine Grove
 - East Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
Edmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Pine Grove
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elliot   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Elliot was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pine Grove
 - Elliot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayette   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) from Pine Grove
 - Fayette had railroad service and no post office
 
Fayetteville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pine Grove
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 2,772 people in 2017)
 - Fayetteville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gatewood   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Pine Grove
 - Gatewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaymont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pine Grove
 - Gaymont had railroad service and no post office
 
Hawks Nest   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pine Grove
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Hawks Nest had a post office and railroad service
 
Keeneys Creek   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pine Grove
 - Keeneys Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Lansing   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pine Grove
 - Lansing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leander   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pine Grove
 - Leander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lookout   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pine Grove
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Lookout had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Cove   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Pine Grove
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Mountain Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mulvane   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mulvane was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Pine Grove
 - Mulvane had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nuttalburg   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nuttalburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Pine Grove
 - 1895 population of 342 people
 - Nuttalburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Sewell   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pine Grove
 - Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
Sunnyside   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sunnyside was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pine Grove
 - Sunnyside had railroad service and no post office

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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 Pine Grove, 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 Pine Grove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pine Grove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pine Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0809, Longitude: -81.0457     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pine Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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