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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>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Tappahannock had a population of 452 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2020, Tappahannock had a population of 2,400 people.

The following communities are listed based on their distance from Tappahannock, with the one closest to Tappahannock listed first.

  • Brays
    (Less than 2 miles to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brays have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brays
    • Brays is located in Essex County
  • Naylors
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Naylors have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naylors
    • Naylors is located in Richmond County
  • Mount Landing
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Landing
    • Mount Landing is located in Essex County
  • Pauls Crossroads
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pauls Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pauls Crossroads
    • Pauls Crossroads is located in Essex County
  • Dunnsville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Wares Wharf
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wares Wharf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wares Wharf
    • Wares Wharf is located in Essex County
  • Howertons
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howertons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Howertons
    • Howertons is located in Essex County
  • Warsaw
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Rexburg
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rexburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rexburg
    • Rexburg is located in Essex County
  • Millers Tavern
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millers Tavern
    • Millers Tavern is located in Essex County
  • Bestland
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bestland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bestland
    • Bestland is located in Essex County
  • Upright
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upright have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upright
    • Upright is located in Essex County
  • Ozeana
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ozeana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozeana
    • Ozeana is located in Essex County
  • Minor
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minor
    • Minor is located in Essex County
  • Bowlers Wharf
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowlers Wharf
    • Bowlers Wharf is located in Essex County
  • Newland
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newland
    • Newland is located in Richmond County
  • Lyells
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyells have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyells
    • Lyells is located in Richmond County
  • Farmers Fork
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmers Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmers Fork
    • Farmers Fork is located in Richmond County
  • Lloyds
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lloyds have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lloyds
    • Lloyds is located in Essex County
  • Indian Neck
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Neck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Neck
    • Indian Neck is located in King and Queen County
  • Powcan
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powcan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powcan
    • Powcan is located in King and Queen County
  • Crouch
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crouch
    • Crouch is located in King and Queen County
  • Contra
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Contra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Contra
    • Contra is located in King and Queen County
  • Emmerton
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmerton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emmerton
    • Emmerton is located in Richmond County
  • Nomini Grove
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nomini Grove
    • Nomini Grove is located in Westmoreland County

Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Tappahannock. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Tappahannock, 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.
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