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1890 Communities Near Caledonia ...

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 Caledonia had a population of 927 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2020, Caledonia had a population of 2,754 people.

  • Bee [Houston County]
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    • Bee [Houston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Caledonia
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bee had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bee have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bee
  • Black Hammer [Houston County]
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    • Black Hammer [Houston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Caledonia
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Black Hammer had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Hammer have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Bratsberg [Fillmore County]
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    • Bratsberg [Fillmore County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Caledonia
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 50 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bratsberg had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bratsberg
  • Brownsville [Houston County]
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    • Brownsville [Houston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the east of Caledonia
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 447 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 505 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Brownsville had a post office and railroad service
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  • Choice [Fillmore County]
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    • Choice [Fillmore County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the west of Caledonia
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Choice had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Choice have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Dorchester [Allamakee County]
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    • Dorchester [Allamakee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Caledonia
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 109 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Dorchester had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dorchester have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dorchester<4>
  • Eitzen [Houston County]
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    • Eitzen [Houston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Caledonia
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 63 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 248 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Eitzen had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Freeburg [Houston County]
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    • Freeburg [Houston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Caledonia
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 54 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Freeburg had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeburg have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Genoa [Vernon County]
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      • Genoa [Vernon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the east of Caledonia
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 189 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 260 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Genoa had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Genoa have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Genoa
    • Highlandville [Winneshiek County]
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      • Highlandville [Winneshiek County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Caledonia
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 59 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Highlandville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highlandville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hokah [Houston County]
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      • Hokah [Houston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Caledonia
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 582 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 548 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hokah had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hokah have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hokah<4>
    • Houston [Houston County]
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      • Houston [Houston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Caledonia
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 536 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 972 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Houston had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Houston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<4>
    • Mabel [Fillmore County]
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      • Mabel [Fillmore County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Caledonia
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 273 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 744 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Mabel had a post office and railroad service
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mabel<4>
    • Money Creek [Houston County]
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      • Money Creek [Houston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Caledonia
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Money Creek had a post office and railroad service
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    • New Albin [Allamakee County]
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      • New Albin [Allamakee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Caledonia
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 411 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 498 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, New Albin had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Albin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Albin<4>
    • Newhouse [Houston County]
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      • Newhouse [Houston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Caledonia
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 25 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Newhouse had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newhouse have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newhouse
    • Quandahl [Allamakee County]
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      • Quandahl [Allamakee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south of Caledonia
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Quandahl had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quandahl have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quandahl
    • Reno [Houston County]
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      • Reno [Houston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the east of Caledonia
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 150 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Reno had a post office and railroad service
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    • Riceford [Houston County]
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      • Riceford [Houston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west of Caledonia
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Riceford had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Sheldon [Houston County]
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      • Sheldon [Houston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Caledonia
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sheldon had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheldon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheldon
    • Spring Grove [Houston County]
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      • Spring Grove [Houston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Caledonia
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 394 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,262 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Spring Grove had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Grove<4>
    • Stoddard [Vernon County]
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      • Stoddard [Vernon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the east of Caledonia
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 114 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 831 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Stoddard had a post office and railroad service
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    • Willington Grove [Houston County]
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      • Willington Grove [Houston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Caledonia
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Willington Grove had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willington Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willington Grove
    • Wilmington [Houston County]
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      • Wilmington [Houston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Caledonia
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Wilmington had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilmington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Yucatan [Houston County]
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      • Yucatan [Houston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Caledonia
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Yucatan had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yucatan have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Caledonia, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Caledonia) 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 Caledonia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CaledoniaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Caledonia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6343, Longitude: -91.5008       In this case, the coordinates for Caledonia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 


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