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1890 Communities Near Ralston ...

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

Avery   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ralston
 - Avery had a post office and railroad service
 
Bellevue   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ralston
 - Bellevue had no post office or railroad service
 
Bellevue   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ralston
 - 1895 population of 387 people (with 53,424 people in 2017)
 - Bellevue had a post office and railroad service
 
Briggs   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Ralston
 - Briggs had no post office or railroad service
 
Briggs   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Ralston
 - Briggs had railroad service and no post office
 
Chalco   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Ralston
 - Chalco had no post office or railroad service
 
Chalco   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Ralston
 - Chalco had a post office and railroad service
 
Council Bluffs (IA)   (Pottawattamie County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ralston
 - 1895 population of 21,474 people (with 62,316 people in 2017)
 - Council Bluffs had a post office and railroad service
 
Cullom   (Cass County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Ralston
 - Cullom had railroad service and no post office
 
Gilmore   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ralston
 - Gilmore had no post office or railroad service
 
Gilmore   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ralston
 - Gilmore had a post office and railroad service
 
Irvington   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Ralston
 - Irvington had no post office or railroad service
 
Irvington   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Ralston
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Irvington had a post office and railroad service
 
La Platte   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ralston
 - La Platte had a post office and railroad service
 
Millard   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Ralston
 - Millard had no post office or railroad service
 
Millard   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Ralston
 - 1895 population of 328 people
 - Millard had a post office and railroad service
 
Omaha   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Ralston
 - Omaha had no post office or railroad service
 
Omaha   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Ralston
 - 1895 population of 140,452 people (with 466,893 people in 2017)
 - Omaha had a post office and railroad service
 
Papillion   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Ralston
 - Papillion had no post office or railroad service
 
Papillion   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Ralston
 - 1895 population of 600 people (with 19,539 people in 2017)
 - Papillion had a post office and railroad service
 
Portal   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ralston
 - Portal had no post office or railroad service
 
Portal   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ralston
 - Portal had a post office and railroad service
 
Richfield   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ralston
 - Richfield had no post office or railroad service
 
Richfield   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ralston
 - Richfield had a post office and railroad service
 
South Omaha   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Ralston
 - South Omaha had no post office or railroad service
 
South Omaha   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Ralston
 - 1895 population of 8,062 people
 - South Omaha had a post office and railroad service
 
Springfield   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ralston
 - Springfield had no post office or railroad service
 
Springfield   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ralston
 - 1895 population of 607 people (with 1,603 people in 2017)
 - Springfield had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Ralston: www.cityofralston.com/

The official website for Douglas County: www.co.douglas.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/



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 Ralston, 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 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Ralston. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ralston) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ralston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ralston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ralston. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2005, Longitude: -96.0354     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ralston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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