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Wilson Creek, Washington

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1890 Communities Near Wilson Creek ...

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

  • Almira [Lincoln County]
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    • Almira [Lincoln County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the north of Wilson Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 280 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Almira had a post office and railroad service
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  • Govan [Lincoln County] - Historic
    • While Govan was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
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    • Govan [Lincoln County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Wilson Creek
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Govan had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Govan have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Saint Andrews [Douglas County]
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    • Saint Andrews [Douglas County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the northwest of Wilson Creek
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Saint Andrews had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Andrews have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Wilson Creek, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wilson Creek) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wilson Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wilson CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilson Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4239, Longitude: -119.1217    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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