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1890 Communities Near South Bay ...

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

Artondale   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from South Bay
 - Artondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belmore   (Thurston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from South Bay
 - Belmore had railroad service and no post office
 
Fox Island   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from South Bay
 - Fox Island had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillhurst   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from South Bay
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Hillhurst had a post office and railroad service
 
Kamilche   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from South Bay
 - Kamilche had a post office and railroad service
 
Lacey   (Thurston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from South Bay
 - Lacey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake City   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from South Bay
 - Lake City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lakebay   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from South Bay
 - Lakebay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lakeview   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from South Bay
 - 1895 population of 256 people
 - Lakeview had a post office and railroad service
 
Littlerock   (Thurston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from South Bay
 - Littlerock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Longbranch   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from South Bay
 - Longbranch had a post office and no railroad service
 
McIntosh   (Thurston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from South Bay
 - McIntosh had railroad service and no post office
 
Meridian   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from South Bay
 - Meridian had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Kamilche   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from South Bay
 - New Kamilche had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olympia   (Thurston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from South Bay
 - 1895 population of 4,698 people (with 51,609 people in 2017)
 - Olympia had a post office and railroad service
 
Plumb   (Thurston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from South Bay
 - Plumb had railroad service and no post office
 
Puget   (Thurston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from South Bay
 - Puget had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roy   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from South Bay
 - 1895 population of 108 people (with 820 people in 2017)
 - Roy had a post office and railroad service
 
Shelton   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from South Bay
 - 1895 population of 648 people (with 10,146 people in 2017)
 - Shelton had a post office and railroad service
 
Steilacoom   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from South Bay
 - 1895 population of 270 people (with 6,337 people in 2017)
 - Steilacoom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tenino   (Thurston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from South Bay
 - 1895 population of 339 people (with 1,830 people in 2017)
 - Tenino had a post office and railroad service
 
Tumwater   (Thurston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from South Bay
 - 1895 population of 410 people (with 22,973 people in 2017)
 - Tumwater had a post office and railroad service
 
Vaughn   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from South Bay
 - Vaughn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wollochet   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from South Bay
 - Wollochet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yelm   (Thurston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from South Bay
 - 1895 population of 53 people (with 9,125 people in 2017)
 - Yelm 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 South Bay, 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 South Bay. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South Bay) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Bay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.0804, Longitude: -122.8460     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Bay have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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