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1890 Communities Near Pioneer Rocks ...

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

Bowlby   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Pioneer Rocks
 - Bowlby had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cassville   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pioneer Rocks
 - Cassville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clinton Furnace   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Clinton Furnace had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - dellslow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dilliner (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Pioneer Rocks
 - Dilliner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunkard (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Dunkard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Easton   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Easton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Georgetown   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Georgetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gladesville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Gladesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Halleck   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Halleck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Herring   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pioneer Rocks
 - Herring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hudson   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Pioneer Rocks
 - Hudson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laurel Point   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Laurel Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Falls   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pioneer Rocks
 - Little Falls had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowsville   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Lowsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maidsville   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Maidsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Masontown   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 146 people (with 544 people in 2017)
 - Masontown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morgantown   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 1,011 people (with 30,547 people in 2017)
 - Morgantown had a post office and railroad service
 
Morris Crossroads (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 162 people
 - Morris Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opekiska   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Opekiska had a post office and railroad service
 
Pisgah   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Pisgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Point Marion (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 1,117 people in 2017)
 - Point Marion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Randall   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Randall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reedsville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 53 people (with 598 people in 2017)
 - Reedsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Rockville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stewartstown   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Stewartstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uffington   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pioneer Rocks
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Uffington had a post office and railroad service
 
Winstead (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pioneer Rocks
 - Winstead had a post office and no railroad service

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Monongalia County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Monongalia County: www.co.monongalia.wv.us/

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



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 Pioneer Rocks, 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 that stretches from Pioneer Rocks. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pioneer Rocks) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pioneer Rocks. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6095, Longitude: -79.8862     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pioneer Rocks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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