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1890 Communities Near Shore Acres ...

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

Allyn   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shore Acres
 - Allyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Artondale   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shore Acres
 - Artondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buenna   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Shore Acres
 - Buenna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chautauqua   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shore Acres
 - Chautauqua had a post office and no railroad service
 
Des Moines   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shore Acres
 - 1895 population of 212 people (with 31,238 people in 2017)
 - Des Moines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Excelsior   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shore Acres
 - Excelsior had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fern Hill   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shore Acres
 - Fern Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fox Island   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shore Acres
 - Fox Island had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gig Harbor   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shore Acres
 - 1895 population of 321 people (with 9,507 people in 2017)
 - Gig Harbor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake City   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Shore Acres
 - Lake City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lakebay   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shore Acres
 - Lakebay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lakeview   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shore Acres
 - 1895 population of 256 people
 - Lakeview had a post office and railroad service
 
Longbranch   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shore Acres
 - Longbranch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maury   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shore Acres
 - Maury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meridian   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shore Acres
 - Meridian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midland   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shore Acres
 - Midland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minter   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shore Acres
 - Minter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olalla   (Kitsap County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Shore Acres
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Olalla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parkland   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shore Acres
 - Parkland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Purdy   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shore Acres
 - Purdy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosedale   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shore Acres
 - Rosedale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steilacoom   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Shore Acres
 - 1895 population of 270 people (with 6,337 people in 2017)
 - Steilacoom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tacoma   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shore Acres
 - 1895 population of 36,006 people (with 213,418 people in 2017)
 - Tacoma had a post office and railroad service
 
Vashon   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Shore Acres
 - Vashon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vaughn   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shore Acres
 - Vaughn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wollochet   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shore Acres
 - Wollochet had a post office and no 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 Shore Acres, 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' distance from Shore Acres. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shore Acres) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shore Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3104, Longitude: -122.5715     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shore Acres have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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