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1890 Communities Near Shrine Beach ...

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

Douglas   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shrine Beach
 - Douglas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orondo   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Shrine Beach
 - Orondo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thompson   (Okanogan County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Thompson was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shrine Beach
 - Thompson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waterville   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shrine Beach
 - 1895 population of 293 people (with 1,198 people in 2017)
 - Waterville 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 Shrine Beach, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Shrine Beach. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shrine Beach) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shrine Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.9204, Longitude: -120.2106     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shrine Beach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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