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(Kanawha County)

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Welcome to Pratt ...

The town of Pratt is located in Kanawha County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Pratt has a population of 575 people<1> (see below for details).

Pratt is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Pratt: (304) and (681)<3>

Population Details ...

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 total 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 (that had a count of 551 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Pratt had an population of 575 people. This is a decrease of 4.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.36% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Pratt ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Pratt and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Belle   [Map]   1,162   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Charleston   [Map]   47,929   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chesapeake   [Map]   1,456   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clendenin   [Map]   1,142   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   SE   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pratt. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pratt.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Pratt? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to 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: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pratt.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pratt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Pratt. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pratt) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pratt

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pratt. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2082, Longitude: -81.3868     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pratt have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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