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1890 Communities Near Nelwood Estates ...

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

  • Boscobel (Goochland County)
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    • Boscobel lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Nelwood Estates and is located in Goochland County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Boscobel had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boscobel have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Cardwell (Goochland County)
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    • Cardwell lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Nelwood Estates and is located in Goochland County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 6 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cardwell had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cardwell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Cedar Point (Goochland County)
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    • Cedar Point lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Nelwood Estates and is located in Goochland County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Cedar Point had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Point have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Point
  • Dabneys (Louisa County)
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    • Dabneys lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Nelwood Estates and is located in Louisa County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 18 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Dabneys had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dabneys have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Erin Shades (Henrico County)
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    • Erin Shades lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Nelwood Estates and is located in Henrico County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 18 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Erin Shades had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erin Shades have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Farrington (Hanover County)
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    • Farrington lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Nelwood Estates and is located in Hanover County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 22 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Farrington had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farrington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Fine Creek Mills (Powhatan County)
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    • Fine Creek Mills lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Nelwood Estates and is located in Powhatan County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 13 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Fine Creek Mills had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fine Creek Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Gayton (Henrico County) - Historic
    • While Gayton was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gayton
    • Gayton was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Nelwood Estates and is located in Henrico County
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 12 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Gayton had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gayton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Goodall (Hanover County)
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    • Goodall lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Nelwood Estates and is located in Hanover County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 16 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Goodall had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodall have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Gouldin (Hanover County)
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    • Gouldin lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Nelwood Estates and is located in Hanover County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 4 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Gouldin had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gouldin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Huguenot (Powhatan County)
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    • Huguenot lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Nelwood Estates and is located in Powhatan County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 27 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Huguenot had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huguenot have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huguenot
  • Johnsons Springs (Goochland County)
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    • Johnsons Springs lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Nelwood Estates and is located in Goochland County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 24 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Johnsons Springs had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnsons Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Lee (Goochland County)
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    • Lee lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Nelwood Estates and is located in Goochland County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 6 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Lee had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lee have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Lorraine (Henrico County)
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    • Lorraine lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Nelwood Estates and is located in Henrico County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Lorraine had a post office and railroad service
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  • Mabelton (Hanover County)
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    • Mabelton lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Nelwood Estates and is located in Hanover County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 48 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Mabelton had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabelton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Maidens (Goochland County)
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    • Maidens lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Nelwood Estates and is located in Goochland County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 19 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Maidens had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maidens have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maidens<4>
  • Manakin (Goochland County)
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    • Manakin lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Nelwood Estates and is located in Goochland County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Manakin had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manakin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Michaux (Powhatan County)
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    • Michaux lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Nelwood Estates and is located in Powhatan County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 32 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Michaux had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Michaux have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Michaux
  • Montpelier (Hanover County)
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    • Montpelier lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north of Nelwood Estates and is located in Hanover County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 27 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Montpelier had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montpelier<4>
  • Oilville (Goochland County)
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    • Oilville lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Nelwood Estates and is located in Goochland County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 88 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oilville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oilville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oilville<4>
  • Perkinsville (Goochland County)
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    • Perkinsville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Nelwood Estates and is located in Goochland County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 13 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Perkinsville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perkinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perkinsville
  • Rockville (Hanover County)
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    • Rockville lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Nelwood Estates and is located in Hanover County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Rockville had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockville<4>
  • Subletts (Powhatan County)
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    • Subletts lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Nelwood Estates and is located in Powhatan County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Subletts had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Subletts have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Subletts
  • Thorncliff (Goochland County)
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    • Thorncliff lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Nelwood Estates and is located in Goochland County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Thorncliff had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thorncliff have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thorncliff
  • Vinita (Goochland County)
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    • Vinita lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Nelwood Estates and is located in Goochland County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Vinita had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinita 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 Nelwood Estates, 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nelwood Estates) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nelwood Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7015, Longitude: -77.7178       In this case, the coordinates for Nelwood Estates 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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