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1890 Communities Near Gorham ...

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

  • Belfield [Stark County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Belfield [Stark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Gorham
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 49 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,012 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Belfield had a post office and railroad service
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  • Fryburg [Billings County]
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    • Fryburg [Billings County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Gorham
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Fryburg had railroad service and no post office
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  • Medora [Billings County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Medora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Medora [Billings County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Gorham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Medora had a post office and railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Medora<4>
  • South Heart [Stark County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Heart have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • South Heart [Stark County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Gorham
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 51 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 429 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, South Heart had a post office and railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Heart<4>
  • Sully Springs [Billings County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sully Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sully Springs
    • Sully Springs [Billings County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Gorham
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sully Springs had railroad service and no post office
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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 Gorham, 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gorham) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gorham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1486, Longitude: -103.3074       In this case, the coordinates for Gorham 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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