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1890 Communities Near Somerset ...

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

Adelaide   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Somerset
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Adelaide had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Mountain   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Somerset
 - Cedar Mountain had railroad service and no post office
 
Coal Creek   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Somerset
 - Coal Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Duwamish   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Somerset
 - Duwamish had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edgewater   (King County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Edgewater was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Somerset
 - 1895 population of 191 people
 - Edgewater had railroad service and no post office
 
Elliott   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Somerset
 - Elliott had railroad service and no post office
 
Houghton   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Somerset
 - Houghton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Inglewood   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Somerset
 - Inglewood had a post office and railroad service
 
Juanita   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Somerset
 - Juanita had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirkland   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Somerset
 - Kirkland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Latona   (King County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Latona was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Somerset
 - Latona had a post office and railroad service
 
May Creek   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Somerset
 - May Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Monohan   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Somerset
 - Monohan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newcastle   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Somerset
 - 1895 population of 109 people (with 11,681 people in 2017)
 - Newcastle had a post office and railroad service
 
Orillia   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Somerset
 - Orillia had a post office and railroad service
 
Pontiac   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Somerset
 - Pontiac had a post office and railroad service
 
Ravenna   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Somerset
 - Ravenna had a post office and railroad service
 
Redmond   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Somerset
 - Redmond had a post office and railroad service
 
Renton   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Somerset
 - 1895 population of 406 people (with 101,379 people in 2017)
 - Renton had a post office and railroad service
 
Seattle   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Somerset
 - 1895 population of 42,873 people (with 724,745 people in 2017)
 - Seattle had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunnydale   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Somerset
 - Sunnydale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van Asselt   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Somerset
 - Van Asselt had railroad service and no post office
 
West Seattle   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Somerset
 - West Seattle had a post office and no railroad service
 
White   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Somerset
 - White had a post office and no railroad service
 
York   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Somerset
 - York 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 Somerset, 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Somerset. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Somerset) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Somerset. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5654, Longitude: -122.1568     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Somerset have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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