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1890 Communities Near Grantville ...

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

Bonita   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Grantville
 - Bonita had railroad service and no post office
 
Chula Vista   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Grantville
 - Chula Vista had a post office and railroad service
 
Coronado   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Grantville
 - Coronado had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coronado Heights   (San Diego County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Coronado Heights was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Grantville
 - Coronado Heights had railroad service and no post office
 
Dehesa   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Grantville
 - Dehesa had a post office and no railroad service
 
El Cajon   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Grantville
 - 1895 population of 293 people (with 103,894 people in 2017)
 - El Cajon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamul   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Grantville
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Jamul had a post office and no railroad service
 
La Mesa   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Grantville
 - La Mesa had a post office and no railroad service
 
La Presa   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Grantville
 - La Presa had a post office and railroad service
 
Lakeside   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Grantville
 - Lakeside had a post office and railroad service
 
Linda Vista   (San Diego County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Linda Vista was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Grantville
 - Linda Vista had a post office and no railroad service
 
National City   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Grantville
 - 1895 population of 1,353 people (with 61,363 people in 2017)
 - National City had a post office and railroad service
 
Nestor   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Grantville
 - Nestor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Old Town San Diego   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Grantville
 - Old Town San Diego had railroad service and no post office
 
Otay   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Grantville
 - Otay had a post office and railroad service
 
Pacific Beach   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Grantville
 - Pacific Beach had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poway   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Grantville
 - 1895 population of 159 people (with 50,041 people in 2017)
 - Poway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riverview   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Grantville
 - Riverview had railroad service and no post office
 
San Diego   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Grantville
 - 1895 population of 16,159 people (with 1,419,516 people in 2017)
 - San Diego had a post office and railroad service
 
Santee   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Grantville
 - Santee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Selwyn   (San Diego County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Selwyn was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Grantville
 - Selwyn had railroad service and no post office
 
Sorrento   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Grantville
 - Sorrento had a post office and railroad service
 
South San Diego   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Grantville
 - South San Diego had railroad service and no post office
 
Spring Valley   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Grantville
 - Spring Valley had railroad service and no post office
 
Sunnyside   (San Diego County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Grantville
 - Sunnyside had railroad service and no post office

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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 Grantville, 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 starting from Grantville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grantville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grantville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7876, Longitude: -117.0973     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grantville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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