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1890 Communities Near Pleasant Vale ...

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

Aurora   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 248 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Auvil   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Auvil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bretz   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pleasant Vale
 - Bretz had a post office and railroad service
 
Brookside   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Brookside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carmel   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Carmel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coketon   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pleasant Vale
 - Coketon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cortland   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Cortland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Davis   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 918 people (with 644 people in 2017)
 - Davis had a post office and railroad service
 
Dobbin   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pleasant Vale
 - Dobbin had a post office and railroad service
 
Eglon   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Eglon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etam   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pleasant Vale
 - Etam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hannahsville   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Hannahsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hendricks   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 212 people (with 257 people in 2017)
 - Hendricks had a post office and railroad service
 
Horse Shoe Run   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Horse Shoe Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lead Mine   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Lead Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Macomber   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Macomber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montrose   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 154 people in 2017)
 - Montrose had a post office and railroad service
 
Parsons   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,415 people in 2017)
 - Parsons had a post office and railroad service
 
Pettit   (Randolph County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pettit was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pleasant Vale
 - Pettit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Run   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pleasant Vale
 - Pleasant Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rowlesburg   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 560 people (with 577 people in 2017)
 - Rowlesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint George   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 316 people
 - Saint George had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sell   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Sell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sinclair   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Sinclair had a post office and no railroad service
 
Texas   (Tucker County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Texas was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Pleasant Vale
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomas   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Pleasant Vale
 - 1895 population of 269 people (with 556 people in 2017)
 - Thomas had a post office and railroad service
 
William   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Pleasant Vale
 - William had railroad service and no post office
 
Wilsonia   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pleasant Vale
 - Wilsonia had a post office and 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 Pleasant Vale, 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 Pleasant Vale. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant Vale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Vale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1654, Longitude: -79.6320     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Vale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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