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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>

While we didn't find Silver Beach in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Silver Beach.

Ahtanum   (Yakima County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Silver Beach
 - Ahtanum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cora   (Lewis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Silver Beach
 - Cora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cowiche   (Yakima County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East (E) from Silver Beach
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Cowiche had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tampico   (Yakima County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Silver Beach
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Tampico had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wenas   (Yakima County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Silver Beach
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Wenas had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Yakima County: www.pan.co.yakima.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: www.access.wa.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 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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Silver Beach. A straight line distance ignores things 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: 46.6448, Longitude: -121.2367     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Silver Beach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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