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1890 Communities Near Golden Mesa ...

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

Arrowhead Springs   (San Bernardino County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the South (S) from Golden Mesa
 - Arrowhead Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cajon   (San Bernardino County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Golden Mesa
 - Cajon had a post office and railroad service
 
Grapeland   (San Bernardino County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Grapeland was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Golden Mesa
 - Grapeland had railroad service and no post office
 
Hesperia   (San Bernardino County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Golden Mesa
 - Hesperia had a post office and railroad service
 
Llano   (Los Angeles County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West (W) from Golden Mesa
 - Llano had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oro Grande   (San Bernardino County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Golden Mesa
 - Oro Grande had railroad service and no post office
 
Rialto   (San Bernardino County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the South (S) from Golden Mesa
 - Rialto had a post office and railroad service
 
San Bernardino   (San Bernardino County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the South (S) from Golden Mesa
 - 1895 population of 4,012 people (with 216,995 people in 2017)
 - San Bernardino 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 Golden Mesa, 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 in Golden Mesa. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Golden Mesa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Golden Mesa. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5358, Longitude: -117.3350     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Golden Mesa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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