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1890 Communities Near Gypsite ...

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

Freeman   (Kern County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Freeman was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the North (N) from Gypsite
 - Freeman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mojave   (Kern County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gypsite
 - 1895 population of 231 people
 - Mojave had a post office and railroad service
 
Onyx   (Kern County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gypsite
 - Onyx had a post office and no 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 Gypsite, 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 starts in Gypsite. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gypsite) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gypsite. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3311, Longitude: -117.9312     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gypsite have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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