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1890 Communities Near Morgin 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>


Morgin Valley itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and railroad service.

Ackworth   (Warren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 121 people (with 108 people in 2018)
 - Ackworth had a post office and railroad service
 
Adelphi   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Adelphi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Avon   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Morgin Valley
 - Avon had a post office and railroad service
 
Carlisle   (Warren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 329 people (with 4,282 people in 2018)
 - Carlisle had a post office and railroad service
 
Clarkson   (Warren County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Clarkson was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Morgin Valley
 - Clarkson had a post office and railroad service
 
Colfax   (Jasper County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 957 people (with 2,069 people in 2018)
 - Colfax had a post office and railroad service
 
Cordova   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Morgin Valley
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Ford   (Warren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Morgin Valley
 - Ford had a post office and railroad service
 
Hartford   (Warren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 277 people (with 777 people in 2018)
 - Hartford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hastie   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Morgin Valley
 - Hastie had railroad service and no post office
 
Ivy   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Morgin Valley
 - Ivy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Levey   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Morgin Valley
 - Levey had a post office and railroad service
 
Mitchellville   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 704 people (with 2,303 people in 2018)
 - Mitchellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Monroe   (Jasper County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 952 people (with 1,874 people in 2018)
 - Monroe had a post office and railroad service
 
Otley   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 271 people
 - Otley had a post office and railroad service
 
Palmyra   (Warren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 173 people
 - Palmyra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Percy   (Marion County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Percy was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Morgin Valley
 - Percy had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasantville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 510 people (with 1,692 people in 2018)
 - Pleasantville had a post office and railroad service
 
Prairie City   (Jasper County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 684 people (with 1,729 people in 2018)
 - Prairie City had a post office and railroad service
 
Rising Sun   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Rising Sun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Runnells   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 296 people (with 513 people in 2018)
 - Runnells had a post office and railroad service
 
Sandyville   (Warren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 97 people (with 53 people in 2018)
 - Sandyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summerset   (Warren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summerset had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swan   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 419 people (with 73 people in 2018)
 - Swan had a post office and railroad service
 
Vandalia   (Jasper County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Morgin Valley
 - 1895 population of 254 people
 - Vandalia had a post office and no railroad service

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<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 Morgin 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Morgin Valley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Morgin Valley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morgin Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4900, Longitude: -93.2919     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Morgin Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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