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1890 Communities Near Silver 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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Silver Beach had a post office and no railroad service.

Acme   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Silver Beach
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Acme had a post office and railroad service
 
Alger   (Skagit County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Silver Beach
 - Alger had railroad service and no post office
 
Beach   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Silver Beach
 - Beach had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bellingham   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Silver Beach
 - Bellingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Brennan   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Silver Beach
 - Brennan had railroad service and no post office
 
Chuckanut   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Silver Beach
 - Chuckanut had a post office and railroad service
 
Deming   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Silver Beach
 - Deming had a post office and railroad service
 
Everson   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Silver Beach
 - Everson had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairhaven   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Silver Beach
 - 1895 population of 4,076 people
 - Fairhaven had a post office and railroad service
 
Geneva   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Silver Beach
 - Geneva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goshen   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Silver Beach
 - Goshen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hampton   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Silver Beach
 - Hampton had railroad service and no post office
 
Laurel   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Silver Beach
 - Laurel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lummi   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Silver Beach
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Lummi had a post office and railroad service
 
Lynden   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Silver Beach
 - 1895 population of 560 people (with 14,259 people in 2017)
 - Lynden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marietta   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Silver Beach
 - Marietta had railroad service and no post office
 
Mountain View   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Silver Beach
 - Mountain View had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nooksack   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Silver Beach
 - 1895 population of 159 people (with 1,560 people in 2017)
 - Nooksack had a post office and railroad service
 
Prairie   (Skagit County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Silver Beach
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Prairie had a post office and railroad service
 
Samish   (Skagit County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Silver Beach
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Samish had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saxon   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Silver Beach
 - Saxon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van Wyck   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Silver Beach
 - Van Wyck had a post office and railroad service
 
Wahl   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Silver Beach
 - Wahl had a post office and railroad service
 
Welcome   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Silver Beach
 - Welcome had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wickersham   (Whatcom County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Silver Beach
 - Wickersham 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 Silver 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' distance from Silver Beach. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Silver Beach) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Silver Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.7668, Longitude: -122.4146     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Silver Beach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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