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1890 Communities Near Pleasantdale ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Pleasantdale had a population of 24 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Augusta   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the West (W) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 101 people
 - Augusta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barnes Mill   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pleasantdale
 - Barnes Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Capon Bridge   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 371 people in 2017)
 - Capon Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Capon Springs   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Capon Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cold Stream   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Cold Stream had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delray   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Delray had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillons Run   (Hampshire County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dillons Run was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Dillons Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grace   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pleasantdale
 - Grace had railroad service and no post office
 
Higginsville   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Higginsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hooks Mills   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Hooks Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirby   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Kirby had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lehew   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pleasantdale
 - Lehew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millbrook   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pleasantdale
 - Millbrook had a post office and no railroad service
 
North River Mills   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - North River Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rio   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pleasantdale
 - Rio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Enon Springs (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Rock Enon Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romney   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 451 people (with 1,737 people in 2017)
 - Romney had a post office and railroad service
 
Ruckman   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Ruckman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sedan   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Sedan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slanesville   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Slanesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Gap   (Hampshire County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Spring Gap was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pleasantdale
 - Spring Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Springfield   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 168 people
 - Springfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Three Churches   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pleasantdale
 - Three Churches had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wapocomo   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pleasantdale
 - Wapocomo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yellow Spring   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pleasantdale
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Yellow Spring had a post office and no 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 Pleasantdale, 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 beginning in Pleasantdale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasantdale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasantdale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2943, Longitude: -78.5861     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasantdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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