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1890 Communities Near Pugh ...

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 in 1895, Pugh had a post office and no railroad service.

Arlington   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pugh
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Arlington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bakers Run   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Pugh
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bakers Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bernardstown   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pugh
 - Bernardstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Canaan   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pugh
 - Canaan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caress   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pugh
 - Caress had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cleveland   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Pugh
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diana   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pugh
 - Diana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duffy   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pugh
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Duffy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falls Mill   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pugh
 - Falls Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Randolph County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Florence was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Pugh
 - Florence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaines   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pugh
 - Gaines had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - hacker valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Helvetia   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pugh
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Helvetia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hettie   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pugh
 - Hettie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Grove   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pugh
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Holly Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ireland   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pugh
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Ireland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jumbo   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Pugh
 - Jumbo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kanawha Head   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pugh
 - Kanawha Head had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Wildcat   (Lewis County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Little Wildcat was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pugh
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Little Wildcat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mayton   (Webster County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mayton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pugh
 - Mayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milroy   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pugh
 - Milroy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newville   (Braxton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Pugh
 - Newville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pickens   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Pugh
 - Pickens had a post office and no railroad service
 
Replete   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pugh
 - Replete had a post office and no railroad service
 
Selbyville   (Upshur County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pugh
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Selbyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodzell   (Webster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pugh
 - Woodzell 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 Pugh, 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 beginning in Pugh. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pugh) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pugh. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6582, Longitude: -80.3990     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pugh have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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