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1890 Communities Near Hawley ...

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

Cromberg   (Plumas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hawley
 - Cromberg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Genesee   (Plumas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Genesee was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hawley
 - Genesee had a post office and railroad service
 
Gibsonville   (Sierra County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West (W) from Hawley
 - 1895 population of 138 people
 - Gibsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Johnsville   (Plumas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Hawley
 - 1895 population of 311 people
 - Johnsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loyalton   (Sierra County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hawley
 - 1895 population of 143 people (with 706 people in 2017)
 - Loyalton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milford   (Lassen County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) from Hawley
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Milford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mohawk   (Plumas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Hawley
 - Mohawk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sattley   (Sierra County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hawley
 - 1895 population of 69 people
 - Sattley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sierra City   (Sierra County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hawley
 - 1895 population of 632 people
 - Sierra City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Verdi (NV)   (Washoe County (NV))       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hawley
 - 1895 population of 236 people
 - Verdi 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 Hawley, 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 beginning in Hawley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hawley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hawley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8107, Longitude: -120.3549     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hawley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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