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1890 Communities Near Rock Bluff ...

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 Rock Bluff had a population of 45 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Bartlett (IA)   (Fremont County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Rock Bluff
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Bartlett had a post office and railroad service
 
Cullom   (Cass County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rock Bluff
 - Cullom had railroad service and no post office
 
Folsom (IA)   (Mills County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Rock Bluff
 - Folsom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glenwood (IA)   (Mills County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rock Bluff
 - 1895 population of 1,890 people (with 5,312 people in 2017)
 - Glenwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Hentons (IA)   (Mills County (IA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hentons was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Rock Bluff
 - Hentons had railroad service and no post office
 
Hillsdale (IA)   (Mills County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rock Bluff
 - 1895 population of 193 people
 - Hillsdale had a post office and railroad service
 
La Platte   (Sarpy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rock Bluff
 - La Platte had a post office and railroad service
 
McPaul (IA)   (Fremont County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rock Bluff
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McPaul had a post office and railroad service
 
Mills (IA)   (Mills County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rock Bluff
 - Mills had railroad service and no post office
 
Murray   (Cass County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Rock Bluff
 - Murray had no post office or railroad service
 
Murray   (Cass County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Rock Bluff
 - Murray had a post office and railroad service
 
Nehawka   (Cass County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rock Bluff
 - Nehawka had no post office or railroad service
 
Nehawka   (Cass County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rock Bluff
 - 1895 population of 258 people (with 208 people in 2017)
 - Nehawka had a post office and railroad service
 
Oreapolis   (Cass County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rock Bluff
 - Oreapolis had railroad service and no post office
 
Pacific City (IA)   (Mills County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rock Bluff
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Pacific City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pacific Junction (IA)   (Mills County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rock Bluff
 - 1895 population of 744 people (with 470 people in 2017)
 - Pacific Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Percival (IA)   (Fremont County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Rock Bluff
 - 1895 population of 144 people
 - Percival had a post office and railroad service
 
Plattsmouth   (Cass County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rock Bluff
 - Plattsmouth had no post office or railroad service
 
Plattsmouth   (Cass County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rock Bluff
 - 1895 population of 8,392 people (with 6,451 people in 2017)
 - Plattsmouth had a post office and railroad service
 
Tabor (IA)   (Fremont County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rock Bluff
 - 1895 population of 503 people (with 978 people in 2017)
 - Tabor had a post office and railroad service
 
Thurman (IA)   (Fremont County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rock Bluff
 - 1895 population of 395 people (with 212 people in 2017)
 - Thurman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union   (Cass County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rock Bluff
 - Union had a post office and railroad service
 
Union   (Cass County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rock Bluff
 - Union had no post office or railroad service
 
Wyoming   (Otoe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rock Bluff
 - Wyoming had no post office or railroad service
 
Wyoming   (Otoe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rock Bluff
 - Wyoming 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 Rock Bluff, 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 that starts in Rock Bluff. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rock Bluff) 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 Rock Bluff. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rock Bluff

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Bluff. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9277, Longitude: -95.8525     [Map].

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