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1890 Communities Near Green Springs Valley ...

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

Alder Creek   (Sacramento County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Green Springs Valley
 - Alder Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Auburn   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Green Springs Valley
 - 1895 population of 1,595 people (with 13,997 people in 2017)
 - Auburn had a post office and railroad service
 
Clarksville   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Green Springs Valley
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Clarksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coloma   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Green Springs Valley
 - 1895 population of 212 people
 - Coloma had a post office and no railroad service
 
El Dorado   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Green Springs Valley
 - 1895 population of 311 people
 - El Dorado had a post office and railroad service
 
Garden Valley   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Green Springs Valley
 - Garden Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kelsey   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Green Springs Valley
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Kelsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Latrobe   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Green Springs Valley
 - 1895 population of 213 people
 - Latrobe had a post office and railroad service
 
Loomis   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Green Springs Valley
 - Loomis had a post office and railroad service
 
Lotus   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Green Springs Valley
 - Lotus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Michigan Bar   (Sacramento County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Michigan Bar was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Green Springs Valley
 - 1895 population of 114 people
 - Michigan Bar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nashville   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Green Springs Valley
 - 1895 population of 79 people
 - Nashville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natoma   (Sacramento County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Green Springs Valley
 - Natoma had a post office and railroad service
 
Newcastle   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Green Springs Valley
 - 1895 population of 335 people
 - Newcastle had a post office and railroad service
 
Ophir   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Green Springs Valley
 - 1895 population of 149 people
 - Ophir had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orangevale   (Sacramento County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Green Springs Valley
 - Orangevale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Penryn   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Green Springs Valley
 - 1895 population of 219 people
 - Penryn had a post office and railroad service
 
Pilot Hill   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Green Springs Valley
 - Pilot Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Placerville   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Green Springs Valley
 - 1895 population of 1,690 people (with 10,936 people in 2017)
 - Placerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Rocklin   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Green Springs Valley
 - 1895 population of 1,056 people (with 64,838 people in 2017)
 - Rocklin had a post office and railroad service
 
Roseville   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Green Springs Valley
 - 1895 population of 345 people (with 135,329 people in 2017)
 - Roseville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salmon Falls   (El Dorado County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Salmon Falls was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Green Springs Valley
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Salmon Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salsbury   (Sacramento County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Salsbury was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Green Springs Valley
 - Salsbury had railroad service and no post office
 
Shingle Springs   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Green Springs Valley
 - 1895 population of 197 people
 - Shingle Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
White Rock   (Sacramento County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Green Springs Valley
 - White Rock 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 Green Springs Valley, 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 starting in Green Springs Valley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Green Springs Valley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Green Springs Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7096, Longitude: -121.0483     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Green Springs Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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