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1890 Communities Near Gold Flat ...

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

Alta   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Alta had a post office and railroad service
 
Buena Vista   (Nevada County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Buena Vista was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gold Flat
 - Buena Vista had railroad service and no post office
 
Bullards Bar   (Yuba County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullards Bar was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Bullards Bar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camptonville   (Yuba County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 387 people
 - Camptonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chicago Park   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gold Flat
 - Chicago Park had a post office and railroad service
 
Colfax   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 670 people (with 2,005 people in 2017)
 - Colfax had a post office and railroad service
 
Dobbins   (Yuba County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Dobbins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutch Flat   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 682 people
 - Dutch Flat had a post office and railroad service
 
 - glenbrook had railroad service and no post office
 
Gold Run   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 211 people
 - Gold Run had a post office and railroad service
 
Kres   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Gold Flat
 - Kres had railroad service and no post office
 
Moore's Flat   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Moore's Flat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nevada City   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 2,524 people (with 3,136 people in 2017)
 - Nevada City had a post office and railroad service
 
North Bloomfield   (Nevada County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North Bloomfield was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 497 people
 - North Bloomfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Columbia   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - North Columbia had a post office and no railroad service
 
North San Juan   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 303 people
 - North San Juan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oregon House   (Yuba County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 182 people
 - Oregon House had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pike   (Sierra County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Pike had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rough and Ready   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Gold Flat
 - Rough and Ready had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sweetland   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Sweetland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Towle   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 317 people
 - Towle had railroad service and no post office
 
Union Hill   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gold Flat
 - Union Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Washington   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gold Flat
 - 1895 population of 359 people
 - Washington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weimar   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Gold Flat
 - Weimar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wolf   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gold Flat
 - Wolf 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gold Flat
 - 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 Gold Flat, 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' distance that stretches from Gold Flat. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gold Flat) 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 Gold Flat. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gold Flat

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gold Flat. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2467, Longitude: -121.0214     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gold Flat have been estimated.

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