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1890 Communities Near Goggins ...

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

Alta   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Alta had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Canyon   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Blue Canyon had a post office and railroad service
 
Bryants   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) from Goggins
 - Bryants had railroad service and no post office
 
Buena Vista   (Nevada County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Buena Vista was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Goggins
 - Buena Vista had railroad service and no post office
 
Chicago Park   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Goggins
 - Chicago Park had a post office and railroad service
 
Cisco   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Cisco had a post office and railroad service
 
Colfax   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 670 people (with 2,005 people in 2017)
 - Colfax had a post office and railroad service
 
Coloma   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 212 people
 - Coloma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutch Flat   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 682 people
 - Dutch Flat had a post office and railroad service
 
Emerald Bay   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Goggins
 - Emerald Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emigrant Gap   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 107 people
 - Emigrant Gap had a post office and railroad service
 
Garden Valley   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Goggins
 - Garden Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Georgetown   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 320 people
 - Georgetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Run   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 211 people
 - Gold Run had a post office and railroad service
 
Kelsey   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Kelsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maybert   (Nevada County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Maybert was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Goggins
 - Maybert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Michigan Bluff   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 377 people
 - Michigan Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pacific   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from Goggins
 - Pacific had a post office and no railroad service
 
Placerville   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 1,690 people (with 10,936 people in 2017)
 - Placerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Valley   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 231 people
 - Pleasant Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tahoe City   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Tahoe City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Towle   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 317 people
 - Towle had railroad service and no post office
 
Truckee   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 1,350 people (with 16,553 people in 2017)
 - Truckee had a post office and railroad service
 
Washington   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 359 people
 - Washington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weimar   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) from Goggins
 - Weimar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Westville   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Goggins
 - Westville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yankee Jims   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Yankee Jims had a post office and no railroad service
 
You Bet   (Nevada County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While You Bet was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Goggins
 - 1895 population of 144 people
 - You Bet had a post office and 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 Goggins, 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 that begins in Goggins. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Goggins) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goggins. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0421, Longitude: -120.5094     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Goggins have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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