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1890 Communities Near Home of Truth ...

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

  • La Sal [San Juan County]
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    • La Sal [San Juan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the north of Home of Truth
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, La Sal had a post office and no railroad service
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  • La Sal [San Juan County] - Historic
    • While La Sal was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
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    • La Sal [San Juan County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the northeast of Home of Truth
    • From the 1895 Atlas, La Sal had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Sal have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for La Sal:
    • Coyote
    • La Sal has also been known as:
    • Old La Sal
  • Monticello [San Juan County]
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    • Monticello [San Juan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south of Home of Truth
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,969 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Monticello had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<3>

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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 Home of Truth, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Home of Truth) 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 Home of Truth. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Home of Truth

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Home of Truth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0611, Longitude: -109.3833    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.




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