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1890 Communities Near Spirit ...

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

Bradley   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spirit
 - Bradley had railroad service and no post office
 
Brantwood   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Spirit
 - Brantwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Catawba   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spirit
 - Catawba had railroad service and no post office
 
Chelsea   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Spirit
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - Chelsea had a post office and railroad service
 
Corning   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spirit
 - 1895 population of 48 people (with 870 people in 2018)
 - Corning had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gilbert   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Spirit
 - Gilbert had railroad service and no post office
 
Harshaw   (Oneida County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spirit
 - Harshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Heafford Junction   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spirit
 - Heafford Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Interwald   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Spirit
 - Interwald had a post office and no railroad service
 
Irma   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Spirit
 - Irma had a post office and railroad service
 
Kennan   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spirit
 - Kennan had a post office and railroad service
 
Knox   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Spirit
 - Knox had railroad service and no post office
 
Little Black   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spirit
 - Little Black had a post office and railroad service
 
Manson   (Oneida County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Manson was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spirit
 - Manson had railroad service and no post office
 
McCord   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spirit
 - McCord had railroad service and no post office
 
Medford   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spirit
 - 1895 population of 1,193 people (with 4,318 people in 2018)
 - Medford had a post office and railroad service
 
Ogema   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Spirit
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 684 people in 2018)
 - Ogema had a post office and railroad service
 
Phillips   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spirit
 - 1895 population of 816 people (with 1,354 people in 2018)
 - Phillips had a post office and railroad service
 
Prentice   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spirit
 - 1895 population of 365 people (with 467 people in 2018)
 - Prentice had a post office and railroad service
 
Rib Lake   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spirit
 - Rib Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Tomahawk   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Spirit
 - 1895 population of 1,816 people (with 3,160 people in 2018)
 - Tomahawk had a post office and railroad service
 
Westboro   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Spirit
 - Westboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Whittlesey   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Spirit
 - Whittlesey had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodboro   (Oneida County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spirit
 - Woodboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Worcester   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spirit
 - Worcester 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 Spirit, 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 starting from Spirit. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Spirit) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spirit. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4541, Longitude: -90.1143     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spirit have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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