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1890 Communities Near Highjinks ...

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 Highjinks in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Highjinks.

  • Dudleyville [Pinal County]
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    • Dudleyville [Pinal County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the north of Highjinks
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 86 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Dudleyville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dudleyville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Jaynes [Pima County]
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    • Jaynes [Pima County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Highjinks
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Jaynes had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jaynes have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Mammoth [Pinal County]
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    • Mammoth [Pinal County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Highjinks
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 46 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,687 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Mammoth had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Oracle [Pinal County]
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    • Oracle [Pinal County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Highjinks
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Oracle had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Redington [Pima County] - Historic
    • While Redington was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
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    • Redington [Pima County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Highjinks
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 21 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Redington had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Rillito [Pima County]
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    • Rillito [Pima County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Highjinks
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Rillito had railroad service and no post office
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  • Tucson [Pima County]
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    • Tucson [Pima County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Highjinks
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 5,150 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 548,073 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Tucson had a post office and railroad service
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The official website for Pinal County: www.co.pinal.az.us/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/

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 Highjinks, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Highjinks) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highjinks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5712, Longitude: -110.7384       In this case, the coordinates for Highjinks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>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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