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1890 Communities Near Pittman ...

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

Alaska   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Alaska was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pittman
 - Alaska had railroad service and no post office
 
Beauty   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pittman
 - Beauty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beury   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Pittman
 - Beury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caperton   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pittman
 - 1895 population of 562 people
 - Caperton had a post office and railroad service
 
Claremont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pittman
 - Claremont had a post office and railroad service
 
Clifftop   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pittman
 - Clifftop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crickmer   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Pittman
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Crickmer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dimmock   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Pittman
 - Dimmock had railroad service and no post office
 
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 West Northwest (WNW) from Pittman
 - East Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
Edmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pittman
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fire Creek   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fire Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Pittman
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Fire Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Gatewood   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pittman
 - Gatewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glade   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pittman
 - Glade had railroad service and no post office
 
Keeneys Creek   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pittman
 - Keeneys Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Lookout   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pittman
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Lookout had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maywood   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Pittman
 - Maywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKendree   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pittman
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - McKendree had railroad service and no post office
 
Nuttalburg   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nuttalburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pittman
 - 1895 population of 342 people
 - Nuttalburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Prince   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pittman
 - Prince had a post office and railroad service
 
Quinnimont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pittman
 - 1895 population of 600 people
 - Quinnimont had a post office and railroad service
 
Ravenseye   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pittman
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Ravenseye had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rush Run   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rush Run was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Pittman
 - Rush Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Pittman
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Russellville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pittman
 - Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
Spring Dale   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pittman
 - Spring Dale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thurmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Pittman
 - Thurmond had a post office and railroad service

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

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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 Pittman, 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 starting from Pittman. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pittman) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pittman. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9557, Longitude: -80.9209     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pittman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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