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1890 Communities Near Summit ...

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, Summit had railroad service and no post office.

Black Diamond   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Summit
 - 1895 population of 561 people (with 4,436 people in 2017)
 - Black Diamond had a post office and railroad service
 
Boise   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Summit
 - Boise had a post office and railroad service
 
Buckley   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Summit
 - 1895 population of 367 people (with 4,819 people in 2017)
 - Buckley had a post office and railroad service
 
Cedar Mountain   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Summit
 - Cedar Mountain had railroad service and no post office
 
Christopher   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Summit
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Christopher had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coal Creek   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Summit
 - Coal Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Covington   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Summit
 - Covington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elliott   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Summit
 - Elliott had railroad service and no post office
 
Enumclaw   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Summit
 - 1895 population of 65 people (with 11,784 people in 2017)
 - Enumclaw had a post office and railroad service
 
Franklin   (King County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Franklin was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Summit
 - 1895 population of 647 people
 - Franklin had a post office and railroad service
 
Green River   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Summit
 - Green River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kangley   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Summit
 - Kangley had a post office and railroad service
 
Kent   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Summit
 - 1895 population of 853 people (with 128,458 people in 2017)
 - Kent had a post office and railroad service
 
Lake Tapps   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Summit
 - Lake Tapps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maple Valley   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Summit
 - Maple Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Newcastle   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Summit
 - 1895 population of 109 people (with 11,681 people in 2017)
 - Newcastle had a post office and railroad service
 
O'Brien   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Summit
 - O'Brien had a post office and railroad service
 
Orillia   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Summit
 - Orillia had a post office and railroad service
 
Osceola   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Summit
 - 1895 population of 81 people
 - Osceola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palmer   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Summit
 - Palmer had a post office and railroad service
 
Preston   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Summit
 - Preston had railroad service and no post office
 
Renton   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Summit
 - 1895 population of 406 people (with 101,379 people in 2017)
 - Renton had a post office and railroad service
 
Stuck   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Summit
 - Stuck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomas   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Summit
 - Thomas had railroad service and no post office
 
Veazie   (King County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Summit
 - Veazie 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 Summit, 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 beginning in Summit. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Summit) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summit. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3612, Longitude: -122.0204     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Summit have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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