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1890 Communities Near Terrapin Forest ...

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>

While we didn't find Terrapin Forest in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Terrapin Forest.

Aden   (Prince William County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West (W) from Terrapin Forest
 - Aden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Agnewville   (Prince William County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Terrapin Forest
 - Agnewville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brentsville   (Prince William County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 213 people
 - Brentsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bristersburg   (Fauquier County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bristersburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buckhall   (Prince William County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Buckhall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burke   (Fairfax County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Burke had railroad service and no post office
 
Canova   (Prince William County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Terrapin Forest
 - Canova had a post office and no railroad service
 
Centreville   (Fairfax County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Centreville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cherry Hill   (Prince William County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Terrapin Forest
 - Cherry Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Clifton   (Fairfax County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Terrapin Forest
 - Clifton had railroad service and no post office
 
Dumfries   (Prince William County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 76 people (with 5,168 people in 2013)
 - Dumfries had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairfax Station   (Fairfax County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Fairfax Station had a post office and railroad service
 
Garrisonville   (Stafford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Garrisonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hoadly   (Prince William County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Hoadly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Independent Hill   (Prince William County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Independent Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Limstrong   (Prince William County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Terrapin Forest
 - Limstrong had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lorton   (Fairfax County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Terrapin Forest
 - Lorton had railroad service and no post office
 
Manassas   (Manassas City)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 530 people (with 41,705 people in 2013)
 - Manassas had a post office and railroad service
 
Minnieville   (Prince William County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Minnieville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neabsco Hills   (Prince William County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Neabsco Hills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newington   (Fairfax County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Newington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nokesville   (Prince William County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Nokesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Occoquan   (Fairfax County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 297 people (with 995 people in 2013)
 - Occoquan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Onville   (Stafford County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Onville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Onville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quantico   (Prince William County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Terrapin Forest
 - Quantico had railroad service and no post office
 
Sideburn   (Fairfax County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Terrapin Forest
 - Sideburn had railroad service and no post office
 
Wellington   (Prince William County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Wellington had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodbridge   (Prince William County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Terrapin Forest
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Woodbridge had a post office and railroad service

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Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Terrapin Forest. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Prince William County


The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around Terrapin Forest:

Panoramio.com

Looking for information about genealogy? We recommend a visit to these websites when searching in and around the area of Terrapin Forest and Prince William County:

Cyndi's List for the State of Virginia,
        for Prince William County
 
Family Search for the State of Virginia,
        for Prince William County
 
Genealogy Trails for the State of Virginia,
        for Prince William County
 
USGenWeb for the State of Virginia

We have a longer, more detailed list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Terrapin Forest.






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 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 Terrapin Forest, 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' (or point-to-point) distance beginning at Terrapin Forest. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Terrapin Forest) to Point B.

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