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1890 Communities Near Hyder ...

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

  • Agua Caliente [Maricopa County]
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    • Agua Caliente [Maricopa County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Hyder
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 24 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Agua Caliente had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Aztec [Yuma County]
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    • Aztec [Yuma County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of Hyder
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Aztec had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Montezuma [Maricopa County]
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    • Montezuma [Maricopa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Hyder
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Montezuma had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montezuma have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Norton [Yuma County]
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    • Norton [Yuma County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Hyder
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Norton had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Palomas [Yuma County]
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    • Palomas [Yuma County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Hyder
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Palomas had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palomas have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Papago [Maricopa County]
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    • Papago [Maricopa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Hyder
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Papago had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Papago have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Sentinel [Maricopa County]
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    • Sentinel [Maricopa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Hyder
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sentinel had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sentinel have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Hyder. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Yuma County: www.co.yuma.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 Hyder, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hyder) 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 Hyder. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hyder

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hyder. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0164, Longitude: -113.3488       In this case, the coordinates for Hyder 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.




 

 

 


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