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1890 Communities Near Avoca ...

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, Avoca had railroad service and no post office.

  • Buford [Williams County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Buford [Williams County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the southwest of Avoca
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Buford had railroad service and no post office
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  • Ray [Williams County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ray have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ray [Williams County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Avoca
    • Estimated population in 2019: 901 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ray had railroad service and no post office
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  • Springbrook [Williams County]
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    • Springbrook [Williams County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Avoca
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Springbrook had railroad service and no post office
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  • Trenton [Williams County]
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    • Trenton [Williams County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Avoca
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Trenton had railroad service and no post office
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trenton<4>
  • Wheelock [Williams County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheelock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wheelock [Williams County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Avoca
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Wheelock had railroad service and no post office
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  • Williston [Williams County]
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    • Williston [Williams County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Avoca
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 254 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,033 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Williston had a post office and railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williston<4>

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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 Avoca, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Avoca) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avoca. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.1850, Longitude: -103.5241       In this case, the coordinates for Avoca have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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