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1890 Communities Near Homecroft ...

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

Aitkin   (Aitkin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Homecroft
 - 1895 population of 737 people (with 2,001 people in 2018)
 - Aitkin had a post office and railroad service
 
Baxter   (Crow Wing County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Homecroft
 - Baxter had railroad service and no post office
 
Brainerd   (Crow Wing County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Homecroft
 - 1895 population of 5,703 people (with 13,465 people in 2018)
 - Brainerd had a post office and railroad service
 
Crow Wing   (Crow Wing County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Homecroft
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Crow Wing had a post office and railroad service
 
Deerwood   (Crow Wing County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Homecroft
 - Deerwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Fort Ripley   (Crow Wing County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Homecroft
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 68 people in 2018)
 - Fort Ripley had a post office and railroad service
 
Garrison   (Crow Wing County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Homecroft
 - Garrison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimberly   (Aitkin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Homecroft
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Kimberly had a post office and railroad service
 
Malmo   (Aitkin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Homecroft
 - Malmo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nichols   (Aitkin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Homecroft
 - Nichols had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opstead   (Mille Lacs County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Homecroft
 - Opstead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pillager   (Cass County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Homecroft
 - Pillager had a post office and railroad service
 
Pine River   (Cass County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Homecroft
 - Pine River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rossburg   (Aitkin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Homecroft
 - Rossburg had railroad service and no post office
 
Saint Mathias   (Crow Wing County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Homecroft
 - Saint Mathias had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vineland   (Mille Lacs County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Homecroft
 - Vineland 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 Homecroft, 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 starting from Homecroft. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Homecroft) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Homecroft. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4528, Longitude: -94.0097     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Homecroft have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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