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1890 Communities Near Williams West ...

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

Buena Vista   (Salt Lake County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Williams West
 - Buena Vista had railroad service and no post office
 
Centerville   (Davis County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Williams West
 - 1895 population of 218 people (with 17,657 people in 2017)
 - Centerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cottonwood   (Salt Lake County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Williams West
 - Cottonwood had railroad service and no post office
 
El Dorado   (Salt Lake County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Williams West
 - El Dorado had railroad service and no post office
 
Farmington   (Davis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Williams West
 - 1895 population of 427 people (with 24,066 people in 2017)
 - Farmington had a post office and railroad service
 
Fort Douglas   (Salt Lake County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Williams West
 - Fort Douglas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Franklin   (Salt Lake County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Williams West
 - Franklin had railroad service and no post office
 
Granger   (Salt Lake County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Williams West
 - Granger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hot Springs   (Salt Lake County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Williams West
 - Hot Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Kaysville   (Davis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Williams West
 - 1895 population of 548 people (with 31,776 people in 2017)
 - Kaysville had a post office and railroad service
 
Layton   (Davis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Williams West
 - 1895 population of 346 people (with 76,691 people in 2017)
 - Layton had a post office and railroad service
 
Millcreek   (Salt Lake County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Williams West
 - 1895 population of 184 people (with 60,192 people in 2017)
 - Millcreek had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Williams West
 - 1895 population of 333 people (with 4,249 people in 2017)
 - Morgan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Murray   (Salt Lake County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Williams West
 - Murray had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peterson   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Williams West
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Peterson had a post office and railroad service
 
Riter   (Salt Lake County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Williams West
 - Riter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riverdale   (Weber County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Williams West
 - Riverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salt Lake City   (Salt Lake County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Williams West
 - 1895 population of 44,843 people (with 200,544 people in 2017)
 - Salt Lake City had a post office and railroad service
 
Steed   (Davis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Williams West
 - Steed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sugar House   (Salt Lake County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sugar House was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Williams West
 - Sugar House had railroad service and no post office
 
Syracuse   (Davis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Williams West
 - Syracuse had railroad service and no post office
 
Taylorsville   (Salt Lake County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Williams West
 - 1895 population of 269 people (with 59,992 people in 2017)
 - Taylorsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uintah   (Weber County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Williams West
 - 1895 population of 105 people (with 1,340 people in 2017)
 - Uintah had a post office and railroad service
 
Williams   (Salt Lake County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Williams West
 - Williams had railroad service and no post office
 
Woods Cross   (Davis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Williams West
 - Woods Cross had railroad service and no post office

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williams West. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9116, Longitude: -111.8841     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Williams West have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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