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1890 Communities Near Tamarack ...

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

  • Averill Park
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    • Averill Park lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 664 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Averill Park had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Averill Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Boyntonville
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    • Boyntonville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 168 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Boyntonville had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Cohoes
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    • Cohoes lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 22,509 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,583 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cohoes had a post office and railroad service
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  • Cropseyville
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    • Cropseyville lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 262 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cropseyville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cropseyville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Eagle Mills
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    • Eagle Mills lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 214 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Eagle Mills had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Grafton
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    • Grafton lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 207 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Grafton had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Green Island
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    • Green Island lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 4,463 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,879 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Green Island had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Island have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Halfmoon
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    • Halfmoon lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 148 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Halfmoon had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Haynersville
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    • Haynersville lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 101 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Haynersville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haynersville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Johnsonville
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    • Johnsonville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 626 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Johnsonville had a post office and railroad service
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  • Lansingburgh
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    • Lansingburgh lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 10,550 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Lansingburgh had a post office and railroad service
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  • Melrose
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    • Melrose lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 159 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Melrose had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melrose have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Pittstown
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    • Pittstown lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 84 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Pittstown had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittstown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Poestenkill
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    • Poestenkill lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 460 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Poestenkill had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poestenkill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Potter Hill
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    • Potter Hill lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Tamarack.
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Potter Hill had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Quackenkill
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    • Quackenkill lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Tamarack.
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Quackenkill had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quackenkill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Raymertown
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    • Raymertown lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 216 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Raymertown had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Sand Lake
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    • Sand Lake lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 781 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Sand Lake had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Schaghticoke
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    • Schaghticoke lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,258 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 573 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Schaghticoke had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schaghticoke have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Tomhannock
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    • Tomhannock lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 248 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Tomhannock had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tomhannock have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Troy
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    • Troy lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 60,956 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,804 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Troy had a post office and railroad service
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  • Valley Falls
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    • Valley Falls lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,052 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 452 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Valley Falls had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Waterford
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    • Waterford lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 3,523 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,281 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Waterford had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Watervliet
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    • Watervliet lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 12,967 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,807 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Watervliet had a post office and railroad service
    • Former names for Watervliet:
    • Gibbonsville
    • Port Schuyler
    • West Troy
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  • West Sand Lake
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    • West Sand Lake lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Tamarack.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 608 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, West Sand Lake had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Sand Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Tamarack, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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 from Point A (ie- Tamarack) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tamarack. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7720, Longitude: -73.5434       In this case, the coordinates for Tamarack have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<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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