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1890 Communities Near Spring Lake ...

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

Arkansaw   (Pepin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 229 people
 - Arkansaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baldwin   (Saint Croix County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 482 people (with 4,061 people in 2018)
 - Baldwin had a post office and railroad service
 
Downsville   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 213 people
 - Downsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Eau Galle   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Eau Galle had a post office and no railroad service
 
El Paso   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 120 people
 - El Paso had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellsworth   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 670 people (with 3,304 people in 2018)
 - Ellsworth had a post office and railroad service
 
Elmwood   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Spring Lake
 - Elmwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Exile   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Spring Lake
 - Exile had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gilman   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Spring Lake
 - Gilman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatchville   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spring Lake
 - Hatchville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hersey   (Saint Croix County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 296 people
 - Hersey had a post office and railroad service
 
Knapp   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 480 people (with 461 people in 2018)
 - Knapp had a post office and railroad service
 
Lucas   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 795 people in 2018)
 - Lucas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martell   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Martell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Menomonie   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 5,491 people (with 16,540 people in 2018)
 - Menomonie had a post office and railroad service
 
Menomonie Junction   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spring Lake
 - Menomonie Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
North Menomonie   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spring Lake
 - North Menomonie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olivet   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Olivet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ono   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Ono had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Valley   (Saint Croix County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 55 people (with 554 people in 2018)
 - Pleasant Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plum City   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 213 people (with 606 people in 2018)
 - Plum City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Elm   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 186 people (with 500 people in 2018)
 - Rock Elm had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 62 people (with 1,351 people in 2018)
 - Spring Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waverly   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spring Lake
 - Waverly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weston   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 58 people (with 618 people in 2018)
 - Weston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wildwood   (Saint Croix County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spring Lake
 - Wildwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilson   (Saint Croix County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 393 people (with 186 people in 2018)
 - Wilson had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodville   (Saint Croix County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Spring Lake
 - 1895 population of 153 people (with 1,354 people in 2018)
 - Woodville had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.wi.us/

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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 Spring Lake, 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 that begins in Spring Lake. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spring Lake) 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 Spring Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Spring Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spring Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8158, Longitude: -92.1960     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spring Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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