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Welcome to Pratt ...

The town of Pratt is located in Kanawha County<1>.

The location of Pratt has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pratt has a population of 556 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Pratt.

Pratt is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Pratt lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Pratt: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pratt had an population of 556 people. This is a decrease of 7.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.91% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pratt had a population of 602 people. This makes Pratt the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Pratt represents 0.03% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 150th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 602 people, the population of Pratt increased 9.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 551 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pratt.

Communities Also Named Pratt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Pratt: This one is located in Kanawha County and the other is located in Roane County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 16 communities that are also named Pratt - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pratt.

Communities near Pratt ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pratt.

  • Charleston [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
    • Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Pratt
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,536 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<7>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Pratt
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,720 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<7>
  • Chesapeake [Kanawha County]
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    • Chesapeake [Kanawha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Pratt
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,414 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
  • Marmet [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marmet
    • Marmet [Kanawha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Pratt
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,366 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marmet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marmet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marmet<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ansted [Fayette County]
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      • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Pratt
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansted have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<7>
    • Belle [Kanawha County]
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      • Belle [Kanawha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Pratt
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle<7>
    • Clendenin [Kanawha County]
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      • Clendenin [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Pratt
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clendenin<7>
    • Smithers [Fayette County]
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      • Smithers [Fayette County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Pratt
      • Estimated population in 2019: 734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithers<7>
    • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gauley Bridge
      • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Pratt
      • Estimated population in 2019: 553 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gauley Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gauley Bridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gauley Bridge<7>
    • Whitesville [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitesville
      • Whitesville [Boone County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Pratt
      • Estimated population in 2019: 427 people
      • Former names for Whitesville:
      • Jarrods Valley
      • Pritchard City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitesville<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pratt. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pratt.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pratt. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Pratt.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pratt. See our Newspapers Page for Pratt.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pratt ...

Looking for more information about Pratt? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Pratt, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Pratt.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Kanawha, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pratt.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pratt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pratt) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pratt. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pratt

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pratt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2082, Longitude: -81.3868       In this case, the coordinates for Pratt have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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