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1890 Communities Near Morningside ...

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

Climbing Hill   (Woodbury County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Morningside
 - Climbing Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Covington (NE)   (Dakota County (NE)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Covington was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Morningside
 - Covington had no post office or railroad service
 
Covington (NE)   (Dakota County (NE)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Covington was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Morningside
 - 1895 population of 364 people
 - Covington had railroad service and no post office
 
Dakota City (NE)   (Dakota County (NE))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Morningside
 - 1895 population of 510 people (with 1,866 people in 2018)
 - Dakota City had a post office and railroad service
 
Glen Ellen   (Woodbury County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Morningside
 - Glen Ellen had a post office and railroad service
 
Goodwin (NE)   (Dakota County (NE))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Morningside
 - Goodwin had no post office or railroad service
 
Hinton   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Morningside
 - 1895 population of 48 people (with 941 people in 2018)
 - Hinton had a post office and railroad service
 
Homer (NE)   (Dakota County (NE))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Morningside
 - Homer had no post office or railroad service
 
Homer (NE)   (Dakota County (NE))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Morningside
 - 1895 population of 251 people (with 524 people in 2018)
 - Homer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hubbard (NE)   (Dakota County (NE))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Morningside
 - Hubbard had no post office or railroad service
 
Hubbard (NE)   (Dakota County (NE))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Morningside
 - Hubbard had a post office and railroad service
 
Jackson (NE)   (Dakota County (NE))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Morningside
 - 1895 population of 308 people (with 204 people in 2018)
 - Jackson had a post office and railroad service
 
Jackson (NE)   (Dakota County (NE))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Morningside
 - Jackson had no post office or railroad service
 
James   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Morningside
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - James had a post office and railroad service
 
Jefferson (SD)   (Union County (SD))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Morningside
 - 1895 population of 229 people (with 512 people in 2018)
 - Jefferson had a post office and railroad service
 
Leeds   (Woodbury County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Morningside
 - Leeds had a post office and railroad service
 
Luton   (Woodbury County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Morningside
 - Luton had a post office and railroad service
 
Moville   (Woodbury County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Morningside
 - 1895 population of 295 people (with 1,610 people in 2018)
 - Moville had a post office and railroad service
 
Neptune   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Morningside
 - Neptune had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potosia   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Morningside
 - Potosia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salix   (Woodbury County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Morningside
 - Salix had a post office and railroad service
 
Sergeant Bluff   (Woodbury County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Morningside
 - 1895 population of 425 people (with 4,913 people in 2018)
 - Sergeant Bluff had a post office and railroad service
 
Sioux City   (Woodbury County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Morningside
 - 1895 population of 37,806 people (with 82,396 people in 2018)
 - Sioux City had a post office and railroad service
 
Sloan   (Woodbury County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Morningside
 - 1895 population of 449 people (with 983 people in 2018)
 - Sloan had a post office and railroad service
 
South Sioux City (NE)   (Dakota County (NE))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Morningside
 - South Sioux City had a post office and railroad service
 
Winnebago (NE)   (Thurston County (NE))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Morningside
 - Winnebago had no post office or railroad service
 
Winnebago (NE)   (Thurston County (NE))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Morningside
 - 1895 population of 22 people (with 796 people in 2018)
 - Winnebago 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 Morningside, 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 that begins in Morningside. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Morningside) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morningside. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4689, Longitude: -96.3592     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Morningside have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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