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1890 Communities Near Oyens ...

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 Oyens had a population of 112 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2018, Oyens had a population of 101 people.

Adaville   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oyens
 - Adaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alton   (Sioux County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oyens
 - 1895 population of 708 people (with 1,264 people in 2018)
 - Alton had a post office and railroad service
 
Carnes   (Sioux County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Oyens
 - Carnes had a post office and railroad service
 
Cleghorn   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Oyens
 - Cleghorn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crathorne   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Oyens
 - Crathorne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fielding   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oyens
 - Fielding had a post office and no railroad service
 
Granville   (Sioux County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Oyens
 - Granville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hinton   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Oyens
 - 1895 population of 48 people (with 941 people in 2018)
 - Hinton had a post office and railroad service
 
Hospers   (Sioux County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oyens
 - 1895 population of 62 people (with 703 people in 2018)
 - Hospers had a post office and railroad service
 
Ireton   (Sioux County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oyens
 - 1895 population of 412 people (with 604 people in 2018)
 - Ireton had a post office and railroad service
 
Kingsley   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Oyens
 - 1895 population of 649 people (with 1,401 people in 2018)
 - Kingsley had a post office and railroad service
 
Le Mars   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oyens
 - 1895 population of 4,036 people (with 9,996 people in 2018)
 - Le Mars had a post office and railroad service
 
Marcus   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Oyens
 - 1895 population of 671 people (with 1,061 people in 2018)
 - Marcus had a post office and railroad service
 
Maurice   (Sioux County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oyens
 - Maurice had a post office and railroad service
 
Merrill   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Oyens
 - 1895 population of 32 people (with 736 people in 2018)
 - Merrill had a post office and railroad service
 
Neptune   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Oyens
 - Neptune had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newkirk   (Sioux County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oyens
 - Newkirk had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Leary   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Oyens
 - O'Leary had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orange City   (Sioux County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Oyens
 - 1895 population of 1,216 people (with 6,107 people in 2018)
 - Orange City had a post office and railroad service
 
Potosia   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Oyens
 - Potosia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Remsen   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Oyens
 - 1895 population of 580 people (with 1,621 people in 2018)
 - Remsen had a post office and railroad service
 
Seney   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oyens
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Seney had a post office and railroad service
 
Sioux Center   (Sioux County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oyens
 - 1895 population of 8 people (with 7,614 people in 2018)
 - Sioux Center had a post office and no railroad service
 
Struble   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oyens
 - Struble had a post office and railroad service
 
Union Center   (Plymouth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Oyens
 - Union Center 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 Oyens, 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 stretches from Oyens. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oyens) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oyens. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oyens

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oyens. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8198, Longitude: -96.0581     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oyens have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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