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1890 Communities Near Ruskin ...

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, Ruskin had a post office and railroad service. In 2017, Ruskin had a population of 116 people.

Angus   (Nuckolls County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ruskin
 - Angus had a post office and railroad service
 
Belvidere   (Thayer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ruskin
 - 1895 population of 359 people (with 46 people in 2017)
 - Belvidere had a post office and railroad service
 
Bostwick   (Nuckolls County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ruskin
 - Bostwick had a post office and railroad service
 
Byron   (Thayer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ruskin
 - Byron had a post office and railroad service
 
Cadams   (Nuckolls County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ruskin
 - Cadams had railroad service and no post office
 
Carleton   (Thayer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ruskin
 - 1895 population of 458 people (with 87 people in 2017)
 - Carleton had a post office and railroad service
 
Carlisle   (Fillmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ruskin
 - Carlisle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chester   (Thayer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ruskin
 - 1895 population of 407 people (with 223 people in 2017)
 - Chester had a post office and railroad service
 
Davenport   (Thayer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ruskin
 - 1895 population of 513 people (with 283 people in 2017)
 - Davenport had a post office and railroad service
 
Deshler   (Thayer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Ruskin
 - Deshler had a post office and railroad service
 
Edgar   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ruskin
 - Edgar had no post office or railroad service
 
Edgar   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ruskin
 - 1895 population of 1,105 people (with 451 people in 2017)
 - Edgar had a post office and railroad service
 
Hardy   (Nuckolls County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ruskin
 - 1895 population of 343 people (with 150 people in 2017)
 - Hardy had a post office and railroad service
 
Hebron   (Thayer County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Ruskin
 - 1895 population of 1,502 people (with 1,511 people in 2017)
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Clare   (Nuckolls County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Ruskin
 - Mount Clare had no post office or railroad service
 
Mount Clare   (Nuckolls County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Ruskin
 - Mount Clare had a post office and railroad service
 
Nelson   (Nuckolls County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ruskin
 - 1895 population of 913 people (with 459 people in 2017)
 - Nelson had a post office and railroad service
 
Nora   (Nuckolls County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ruskin
 - Nora had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak   (Nuckolls County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ruskin
 - Oak had a post office and railroad service
 
Ong   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Ruskin
 - Ong had a post office and railroad service
 
Republic (KS)   (Republic County (KS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Ruskin
 - 1895 population of 228 people (with 108 people in 2017)
 - Republic had a post office and railroad service
 
Smyrna   (Nuckolls County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Ruskin
 - Smyrna had a post office and railroad service
 
Stoddard   (Thayer County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Stoddard was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ruskin
 - Stoddard had a post office and railroad service
 
Superior   (Nuckolls County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ruskin
 - 1895 population of 1,614 people (with 1,862 people in 2017)
 - Superior had a post office and railroad service
 
Warwick (KS)   (Republic County (KS))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ruskin
 - 1895 population of 244 people
 - Warwick had a post office and railroad service
 
Webber (KS)   (Jewell County (KS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ruskin
 - Webber had a post office and railroad service
 
White Rock (KS)   (Republic County (KS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Ruskin
 - 1895 population of 107 people
 - White Rock 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 Ruskin, 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 starting from Ruskin. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ruskin) 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 Ruskin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ruskin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ruskin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1440, Longitude: -97.8670     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ruskin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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