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1890 Communities Near Princeton ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Princeton had a post office and railroad service.

Bennet   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Princeton
 - Bennet had no post office or railroad service
 
Bennet   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Princeton
 - 1895 population of 474 people (with 892 people in 2017)
 - Bennet had a post office and railroad service
 
Berks   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Princeton
 - Berks had railroad service and no post office
 
Cheney   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Princeton
 - 1895 population of 159 people
 - Cheney had a post office and railroad service
 
Clatonia   (Gage County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Princeton
 - Clatonia had no post office or railroad service
 
Cortland   (Gage County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Princeton
 - Cortland had no post office or railroad service
 
Cortland   (Gage County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Princeton
 - 1895 population of 509 people (with 474 people in 2017)
 - Cortland had a post office and railroad service
 
Firth   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Princeton
 - 1895 population of 259 people (with 577 people in 2017)
 - Firth had a post office and railroad service
 
Hallam   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Princeton
 - Hallam had no post office or railroad service
 
Hanlon   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Princeton
 - Hanlon had railroad service and no post office
 
Hickman   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Princeton
 - Hickman had no post office or railroad service
 
Hickman   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Princeton
 - 1895 population of 341 people (with 2,221 people in 2017)
 - Hickman had a post office and railroad service
 
Holland   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Princeton
 - Holland had no post office or railroad service
 
Holland   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Princeton
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Holland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jamaica   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Princeton
 - Jamaica had railroad service and no post office
 
Kramer   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Princeton
 - Kramer had no post office or railroad service
 
Kramer   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Princeton
 - Kramer had a post office and railroad service
 
Panama   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Princeton
 - Panama had no post office or railroad service
 
Panama   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Princeton
 - 1895 population of 135 people (with 281 people in 2017)
 - Panama had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pella   (Lancaster County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pella was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Princeton
 - Pella had no post office or railroad service
 
Pella   (Lancaster County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pella was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Princeton
 - Pella had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - princeton had no post office or railroad service
 
Roca   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Princeton
 - 1895 population of 191 people (with 290 people in 2017)
 - Roca had a post office and railroad service
 
Rokeby   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Princeton
 - Rokeby had no post office or railroad service
 
Saltillo   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Princeton
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Saltillo had a post office and railroad service
 
Sprague   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Princeton
 - Sprague had no post office or railroad service
 
Sprague   (Lancaster County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Princeton
 - Sprague had a post office and 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 Princeton, 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 Princeton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Princeton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Princeton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5736, Longitude: -96.7047     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Princeton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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