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1890 Communities Near Orillia ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Orillia had a post office and railroad service.

Ashawa   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Orillia
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Ashawa had a post office and railroad service
 
Avon   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Orillia
 - Avon had a post office and railroad service
 
Bevington   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Orillia
 - 1895 population of 167 people (with 69 people in 2018)
 - Bevington had a post office and railroad service
 
Booneville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Orillia
 - 1895 population of 148 people
 - Booneville had a post office and railroad service
 
Campbell   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Orillia
 - Campbell had a post office and railroad service
 
Carlisle   (Warren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Orillia
 - 1895 population of 329 people (with 4,282 people in 2018)
 - Carlisle had a post office and railroad service
 
Churchville   (Warren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Orillia
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Churchville had a post office and railroad service
 
Clive   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Orillia
 - Clive had a post office and railroad service
 
Commerce   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Orillia
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Commerce had a post office and railroad service
 
Conger   (Warren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Orillia
 - Conger had a post office and railroad service
 
Cumming   (Warren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Orillia
 - Cumming had a post office and railroad service
 
Des Moines   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Orillia
 - 1895 population of 50,093 people (with 216,853 people in 2018)
 - Des Moines had a post office and railroad service
 
East Des Moines   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Orillia
 - East Des Moines had railroad service and no post office
 
Grimes   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Orillia
 - Grimes had a post office and railroad service
 
Hastie   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Orillia
 - Hastie had railroad service and no post office
 
Levey   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Orillia
 - Levey had a post office and railroad service
 
McBride   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Orillia
 - McBride had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norwalk   (Warren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Orillia
 - Norwalk had a post office and railroad service
 
Prole   (Warren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Orillia
 - Prole had a post office and railroad service
 
Saylor   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Orillia
 - Saylor had railroad service and no post office
 
Saylorville   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Orillia
 - 1895 population of 169 people
 - Saylorville had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Hill   (Warren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Orillia
 - 1895 population of 126 people (with 65 people in 2018)
 - Spring Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Summerset   (Warren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Orillia
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Summerset had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Junction   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Orillia
 - Valley Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Van Meter   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Orillia
 - 1895 population of 467 people (with 1,181 people in 2018)
 - Van Meter had a post office and railroad service
 
Waukee   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Orillia
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 22,810 people in 2018)
 - Waukee had a post office and railroad service
 
Wick   (Warren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Orillia
 - Wick 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 Orillia, 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' (or point-to-point) distance from Orillia. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Orillia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orillia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5097, Longitude: -93.7288     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Orillia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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