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Nearby Communities in the 1890s


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 our research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Monitor in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Monitor. The following communities are listed based on their distance, with the one closest to Monitor listed first.

  • Clifford
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clifford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifford
    • Clifford is located in Amherst County
  • Sandidges
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandidges have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandidges
    • Sandidges is located in Amherst County
  • Gidsville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gidsville
    • Gidsville is located in Amherst County
  • New Glasgow
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Glasgow
    • New Glasgow is located in Amherst County
  • Coolwell
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coolwell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coolwell
    • Coolwell is located in Amherst County
  • Tye River
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tye River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tye River
    • Tye River is located in Nelson County
  • Lowesville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
  • Allwood
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allwood
    • Allwood is located in Amherst County
  • Forks of Buffalo
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forks of Buffalo
    • Forks of Buffalo is located in Amherst County
  • Pleasant View
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant View
    • Pleasant View is located in Amherst County
  • Elon
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon
    • Elon is located in Amherst County
  • Willow
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow
    • Willow is located in Amherst County
  • Pedlar Mills
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pedlar Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pedlar Mills
    • Pedlar Mills is located in Amherst County
  • Salt Creek
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salt Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Creek
    • Salt Creek is located in Amherst County
  • Arrington
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arrington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arrington
    • Arrington is located in Nelson County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arrington <3>
  • Colleen
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colleen
    • Colleen is located in Nelson County
  • Roseland
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseland
    • Roseland is located in Nelson County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseland <3>
  • Stapleton
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stapleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stapleton
    • Stapleton is located in Amherst County
  • Walkers Ford
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walkers Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkers Ford
    • Walkers Ford is located in Amherst County
  • Massies Mill
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Massies Mill
    • Massies Mill is located in Nelson County
  • Abert
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abert
    • Abert is located in Bedford County
  • Buffalo Springs
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Springs
    • Buffalo Springs is located in Nelson County
  • Oronoco
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oronoco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oronoco
    • Oronoco is located in Amherst County
  • Pearch
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearch
    • Pearch is located in Bedford County
  • Joshua Falls
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joshua Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joshua Falls
    • Joshua Falls is located in Amherst County
  • Mineral ‑ Historic
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral
    • Mineral is located in Appomattox County
  • Gladstone
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Greenway
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenway
    • Greenway is located in Nelson County

The official website for Amherst County: www.countyofamherst.com/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

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 Monitor, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>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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