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1890 Communities Near North Mount Vernon ...

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

  • Accokeek (Prince George's County)
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    • Accokeek lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of North Mount Vernon and is located in Prince George's County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 92 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Accokeek had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Accokeek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Accotink (Fairfax County)
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    • Accotink lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of North Mount Vernon and is located in Fairfax County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 127 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Accotink had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Accotink have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Alexandria (Alexandria City)
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    • Alexandria lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of North Mount Vernon and is located in Alexandria City
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,339 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 158,726 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
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  • Annandale (Fairfax County)
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    • Annandale lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of North Mount Vernon and is located in Fairfax County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 18 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Annandale had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Annandale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Baileys Crossroads (Fairfax County)
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    • Baileys Crossroads lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of North Mount Vernon and is located in Fairfax County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 92 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Baileys Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baileys Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Camp Springs (Prince George's County)
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    • Camp Springs lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of North Mount Vernon and is located in Prince George's County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 27 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Camp Springs had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Clinton (Prince George's County)
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    • Clinton lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east of North Mount Vernon and is located in Prince George's County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 43 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Clinton had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Fort Washington (Prince George's County)
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    • Fort Washington lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of North Mount Vernon and is located in Prince George's County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 40 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Fort Washington had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Franconia (Fairfax County)
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    • Franconia lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of North Mount Vernon and is located in Fairfax County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Franconia had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franconia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Friendly (Prince George's County)
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    • Friendly lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of North Mount Vernon and is located in Prince George's County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Friendly had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendly have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Glymont (Charles County)
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    • Glymont lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of North Mount Vernon and is located in Charles County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 90 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Glymont had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glymont have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Lincolnia (Fairfax County)
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    • Lincolnia lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest of North Mount Vernon and is located in Fairfax County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 7 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Lincolnia had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Lorton (Fairfax County)
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    • Lorton lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of North Mount Vernon and is located in Fairfax County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Lorton had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lorton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Mattawoman (Charles County)
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    • Mattawoman lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of North Mount Vernon and is located in Charles County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 62 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Mattawoman had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mattawoman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Mount Vernon (Fairfax County)
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    • Mount Vernon lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of North Mount Vernon and is located in Fairfax County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mount Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Newington (Fairfax County)
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    • Newington lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of North Mount Vernon and is located in Fairfax County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 16 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Newington had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Piscataway (Prince George's County) - Historic
    • While Piscataway was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piscataway
    • Piscataway was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of North Mount Vernon and is located in Prince George's County
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 70 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Piscataway had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piscataway have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Pomfret (Charles County)
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    • Pomfret lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the south of North Mount Vernon and is located in Charles County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 60 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Pomfret had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pomfret 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 Pomfret<4>
  • Pomonkey (Charles County)
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    • Pomonkey lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of North Mount Vernon and is located in Charles County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 72 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Pomonkey had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Ravensworth (Fairfax County)
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    • Ravensworth lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of North Mount Vernon and is located in Fairfax County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ravensworth had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravensworth have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Silver Hill (Prince George's County)
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    • Silver Hill lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of North Mount Vernon and is located in Prince George's County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Silver Hill had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Hill
  • Springfield (Fairfax County)
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    • Springfield lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest of North Mount Vernon and is located in Fairfax County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Springfield had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Thrift (Prince George's County)
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    • Thrift lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of North Mount Vernon and is located in Prince George's County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 25 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Thrift had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thrift have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Townshend (Prince George's County)
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    • Townshend lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of North Mount Vernon and is located in Prince George's County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 25 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Townshend had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Townshend have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • White Plains (Charles County)
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    • White Plains lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of North Mount Vernon and is located in Charles County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 37 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, White Plains had a post office and railroad service
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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 North Mount Vernon, 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- North Mount Vernon) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Mount Vernon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7207, Longitude: -77.0578       In this case, the coordinates for North Mount Vernon 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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