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1890 Communities Near Selkirk ...

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>


Selkirk itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a population of 42 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Astor   (Greeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the West (W) from Selkirk
 - Astor had a post office and railroad service
 
Coronado   (Wichita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Selkirk
 - 1895 population of 310 people
 - Coronado had a post office and railroad service
 
Horace   (Greeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Selkirk
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 66 people in 2018)
 - Horace had a post office and railroad service
 
Leoti   (Wichita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Selkirk
 - 1895 population of 341 people (with 1,437 people in 2018)
 - Leoti had a post office and railroad service
 
Modoc   (Scott County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) from Selkirk
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Modoc had a post office and railroad service
 
Pence   (Scott County)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Selkirk
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Pence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Towner (CO)   (Kiowa County (CO))       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the West (W) from Selkirk
 - Towner had a post office and railroad service
 
Tribune   (Greeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Selkirk
 - 1895 population of 90 people (with 742 people in 2018)
 - Tribune had a post office and railroad service
 
Whitelaw   (Greeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Selkirk
 - Whitelaw had railroad service and no post office

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Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Selkirk. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/



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 Selkirk, 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' distance beginning in Selkirk. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Selkirk) 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 Selkirk. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Selkirk

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Selkirk. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4734, Longitude: -101.5435     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Selkirk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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