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1890 Communities Near Hales Crossing ...

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

Alta   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Alta had a post office and railroad service
 
Bijou   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East (E) from Hales Crossing
 - Bijou had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Canyon   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Blue Canyon had a post office and railroad service
 
Bryants   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from Hales Crossing
 - Bryants had railroad service and no post office
 
Cisco   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Cisco had a post office and railroad service
 
Colfax   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 670 people (with 2,004 people in 2016)
 - Colfax had a post office and railroad service
 
Coloma   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 212 people
 - Coloma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutch Flat   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 682 people
 - Dutch Flat had a post office and railroad service
 
Emerald Bay   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Hales Crossing
 - Emerald Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emigrant Gap   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 107 people
 - Emigrant Gap had a post office and railroad service
 
Garden Valley   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hales Crossing
 - Garden Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Georgetown   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 320 people
 - Georgetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Run   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 211 people
 - Gold Run had a post office and railroad service
 
Grizzly Flatx   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Grizzly Flatx had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hobart (NV)   (Douglas County (NV)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hobart was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the East (E) from Hales Crossing
 - Hobart had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kelsey   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Kelsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake Valley   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Lake Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lotus   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hales Crossing
 - Lotus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maybert   (Nevada County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Maybert was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hales Crossing
 - Maybert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Michigan Bluff   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 377 people
 - Michigan Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pacific   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Hales Crossing
 - Pacific had a post office and no railroad service
 
Placerville   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 1,690 people (with 10,681 people in 2016)
 - Placerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Valley   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 231 people
 - Pleasant Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tahoe City   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Tahoe City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallac Village   (El Dorado County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hales Crossing
 - Tallac Village had a post office and no railroad service
 
Towle   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 317 people
 - Towle had railroad service and no post office
 
Truckee   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 1,350 people (with 16,391 people in 2016)
 - Truckee had a post office and railroad service
 
Westville   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hales Crossing
 - Westville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yankee Jims   (Placer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Hales Crossing
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Yankee Jims 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 Hales Crossing, 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 Hales Crossing. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hales Crossing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hales Crossing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9963, Longitude: -120.4544     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hales Crossing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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