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(Lincoln County)

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Pleasant View.

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Pleasant View to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Pleasant View to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Pleasant View to:

  • Hamlin [Map], which is the Seat of Lincoln County, lies just to the East Northeast.
  • Charleston [Map], which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). If you could walk a straight line from Pleasant View to Charleston, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 281 miles [452.2 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 11 days and walking would take 16 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,141 miles [9,883 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,856 miles [11,033.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,731 miles [7,613.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Pleasant View ...

We have found 59 communities that share the name Pleasant View.

Within West Virginia, there are 3 communities which are also named Pleasant View. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 56 communities in the United States and Canada - with 57 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in West Virginia

Communities outside of West Virginia


Other Communities Located In West Virginia

Jackson County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 51 miles [82.1 km] to the North Northeast

Marion County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 142 miles [228.5 km] to the Northeast

Wood County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Wood County   [Map]
Distance: About 74 miles [119.1 km] to the North Northeast


Communities Outside of West Virginia

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Alabama

Cullman County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Cullman County   [Map]
Distance: About 376 miles [605.1 km] to the Southwest

Arkansas

Franklin County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 680 miles [1,094.4 km] to the West Southwest

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 615 miles [989.7 km] to the West Southwest

California

Tulare County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Tulare County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,003 miles [3,223.5 km] to the West

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Colorado

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,234 miles [1,985.9 km] to the West Northwest

Montezuma County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Montezuma County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,443 miles [2,322.3 km] to the West

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Georgia

Hall County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Hall County   [Map]
Distance: About 292 miles [469.9 km] to the South Southwest

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Idaho

Kootenai County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Kootenai County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,857 miles [2,988.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Illinois

Schuyler County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Schuyler County   [Map]
Distance: About 460 miles [740.3 km] to the West Northwest

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Indiana

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 235 miles [378.2 km] to the West Northwest

Shelby County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Shelby County   [Map]
Distance: About 223 miles [358.9 km] to the West Northwest

Wabash County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Wabash County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Wabash County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Iowa

Davis County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Davis County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 570 miles [917.3 km] to the West Northwest

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Kansas

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Cherokee County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Cherokee County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Johnson County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Johnson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Johnson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Whitley County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Whitley County   [Map]
Distance: About 151 miles [243 km] to the Southwest

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Maryland

Cecil County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Cecil County   [Map]
Distance: About 340 miles [547.2 km] to the East Northeast

Frederick County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 262 miles [421.6 km] to the East Northeast

Howard County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 298 miles [479.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Massachusetts

Bristol County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Bristol County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Bristol County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Michigan

Berrien County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Berrien County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Berrien County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Emmet County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Emmet County   [Map]
Distance: About 520 miles [836.9 km] to the North Northwest

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Missouri

Cedar County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Cedar County
This community is historic.
Although located in Cedar County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Ray County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Ray County
Although located in Ray County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Montana

Dawson County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Dawson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,297 miles [2,087.3 km] to the Northwest

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New York

Onondaga County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Onondaga County   [Map]
Distance: About 457 miles [735.5 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Tyrrell County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Tyrrell County   [Map]
Distance: About 366 miles [589 km] to the East Southeast

Wayne County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 305 miles [490.8 km] to the Southeast

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Ohio

Fayette County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 124 miles [199.6 km] to the Northwest

Greene County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 145 miles [233.4 km] to the Northwest

Stark County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Stark County   [Map]
Distance: About 183 miles [294.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Pleasant View   [Map]
Distance: About 584 miles [939.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Armstrong County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Armstrong County   [Map]
Distance: About 214 miles [344.4 km] to the Northeast

Centre County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Centre County   [Map]
Distance: About 298 miles [479.6 km] to the Northeast

Dauphin County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Dauphin County   [Map]
Distance: About 323 miles [519.8 km] to the East Northeast

Franklin County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 267 miles [429.7 km] to the East Northeast

Juniata County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Juniata County   [Map]
Distance: About 293 miles [471.5 km] to the East Northeast

York County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 321 miles [516.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Prince Edward Island

Our profile page for Pleasant View   [Map]
Distance: About 1,089 miles [1,752.6 km] to the Northeast

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Rhode Island

Providence County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Providence County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Providence County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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South Carolina

Florence County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Florence County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 310 miles [498.9 km] to the South Southeast

Horry County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Horry County   [Map]
Distance: About 335 miles [539.1 km] to the South Southeast

Pickens County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Pickens County   [Map]
Distance: About 230 miles [370.1 km] to the South

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Tennessee

Cannon County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Cannon County   [Map]
Distance: About 272 miles [437.7 km] to the Southwest

Cheatham County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Cheatham County   [Map]
Distance: About 295 miles [474.8 km] to the West Southwest

Greene County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 146 miles [235 km] to the South Southwest

Hamblen County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Hamblen County   [Map]
Distance: About 158 miles [254.3 km] to the South Southwest

Loudon County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Loudon County   [Map]
Distance: About 203 miles [326.7 km] to the Southwest

Putnam County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Putnam County   [Map]
Distance: About 231 miles [371.8 km] to the Southwest

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 283 miles [455.4 km] to the Southwest

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Utah

Davis County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,590 miles [2,558.9 km] to the West Northwest

Utah County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Utah County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,574 miles [2,533.1 km] to the West Northwest

Weber County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Weber County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,587 miles [2,554 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Amherst County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Amherst County   [Map]
Distance: About 166 miles [267.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Washington

Walla Walla County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Walla Walla County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Walla Walla County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Wisconsin

Jackson County

Our profile page for Pleasant View, Jackson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Jackson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Pleasant View ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Bradyville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South of Pleasant View   [Map]
Branchland   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Inez   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Jenks   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Kinder (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Minerva   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Portersville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Prairietown   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Redwing   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rockville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Salt Rock   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Sarah   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Pleasant View. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

William Anderson 'Devil Anse' Hatfield
  Folk figure. He was born in Logan (West Virginia) on Monday September 9, 1839 and died in Stirrat (West Virginia) on Friday January 7, 1921 at an age of 81. He was buried at Hatfield Family Cemetery (Logan County, West Virginia) [Map].

Logan [Map] is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the south of Pleasant View

Stirrat [Map] is located 37 miles [59.5 km] to the south of Pleasant View

Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Anderson 'Devil Anse' Hatfield<9>

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About Lincoln County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pleasant View. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.wv.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Pleasant View. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant View) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant View. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2495, Longitude: -82.1904     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant View have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Pleasant View to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 311.003 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.888 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.136 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Pleasant View could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<8>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 View, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<9>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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