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1890 Communities Near Fence ...

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

  • Armstrong Creek [Forest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armstrong Creek
    • Armstrong Creek [Forest County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Fence
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Armstrong Creek had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armstrong Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armstrong Creek
  • Atkins [Forest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atkins
    • Atkins [Forest County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the west of Fence
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Atkins had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atkins have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atkins
  • Beechwood [Iron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beechwood
    • Beechwood [Iron County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Fence
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Beechwood had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beechwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beechwood
  • Cavour [Forest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cavour
    • Cavour [Forest County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Fence
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Cavour had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cavour have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cavour
  • Commonwealth [Florence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Commonwealth
    • Commonwealth [Florence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Fence
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 98 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Commonwealth had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Commonwealth have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Commonwealth
  • Crandon [Forest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crandon
    • Crandon [Forest County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Fence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,800 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Crandon had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crandon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crandon
  • Crystal Falls [Iron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Falls
    • Crystal Falls [Iron County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Fence
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,500 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,364 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Crystal Falls had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal Falls<4>
  • Dunbar [Marinette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunbar
    • Dunbar [Marinette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southeast of Fence
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Dunbar had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunbar have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunbar
  • Continue List ...
    • Florence [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
      • Florence [Florence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Fence
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 444 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Florence had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
    • Granite Bluff [Dickinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granite Bluff
      • Granite Bluff [Dickinson County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Fence
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Granite Bluff had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granite Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granite Bluff
    • Iron Mountain [Dickinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron Mountain
      • Iron Mountain [Dickinson County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Fence
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 8,599 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,309 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Iron Mountain had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iron Mountain<4>
    • Iron River [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron River
      • Iron River [Iron County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the north of Fence
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,117 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,829 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Iron River had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron River have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iron River<4>
    • Mansfield [Iron County] - Historic
      • While Mansfield was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
      • Mansfield [Iron County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Fence
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Mansfield had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mastodon [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mastodon
      • Mastodon [Iron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Fence
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mastodon had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mastodon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mastodon
    • Merriman [Dickinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merriman
      • Merriman [Dickinson County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Fence
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Merriman had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merriman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merriman
    • Norway [Dickinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norway
      • Norway [Dickinson County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the east of Fence
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,080 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,748 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Norway had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norway have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norway<4>
    • Panola [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panola
      • Panola [Iron County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Fence
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Panola had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Panola have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panola
    • Pembine [Marinette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pembine
      • Pembine [Marinette County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the east of Fence
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pembine had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembine have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembine
    • Pulp [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pulp
      • Pulp [Florence County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the east of Fence
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pulp had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pulp have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pulp
    • Quinnesec [Dickinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinnesec
      • Quinnesec [Dickinson County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the east of Fence
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 332 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Quinnesec had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinnesec
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quinnesec<4>
    • Randville [Dickinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Randville
      • Randville [Dickinson County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Fence
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Randville had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Randville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Randville
    • Ridgetop [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgetop
      • Ridgetop [Florence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Fence
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ridgetop had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgetop have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgetop
    • Spread Eagle [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spread Eagle
      • Spread Eagle [Florence County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Fence
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Spread Eagle had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spread Eagle have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spread Eagle
    • Stager [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stager
      • Stager [Iron County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of Fence
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Stager had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stager have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stager
    • Stambaugh [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stambaugh
      • Stambaugh [Iron County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the north of Fence
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 750 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Stambaugh had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stambaugh have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stambaugh

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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 Fence, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fence) 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 Fence. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fence

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7622, Longitude: -88.5293       In this case, the coordinates for Fence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 


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