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1890 Communities Near Vernon ...

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 Vernon had a population of 62 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Big Bend   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Vernon
 - Big Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookfield   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 82 people (with 38,045 people in 2017)
 - Brookfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Caldwell   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Vernon
 - Caldwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calhoun   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Vernon
 - Calhoun had a post office and railroad service
 
Duplainville   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 41 people
 - Duplainville had a post office and railroad service
 
Durham   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Vernon
 - Durham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eagle   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 331 people (with 2,076 people in 2017)
 - Eagle had a post office and railroad service
 
East Troy   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 402 people (with 4,049 people in 2017)
 - East Troy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Genesee   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 218 people
 - Genesee had a post office and railroad service
 
Genesee Depot   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Genesee Depot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hales Corners   (Milwaukee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 263 people (with 7,642 people in 2017)
 - Hales Corners had a post office and no railroad service
 
Honey Creek   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Honey Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Mukwonago   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 356 people (with 7,947 people in 2017)
 - Mukwonago had a post office and railroad service
 
Muskego   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 62 people (with 24,996 people in 2017)
 - Muskego had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Berlin   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Vernon
 - New Berlin had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Cape   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 197 people
 - North Cape had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Prairie   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 2,222 people in 2017)
 - North Prairie had a post office and railroad service
 
Ottawa   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 67 people
 - Ottawa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pewaukee   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 680 people
 - Pewaukee had a post office and railroad service
 
Prospect   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 173 people
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rochester   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 296 people (with 3,807 people in 2017)
 - Rochester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Martins   (Milwaukee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Vernon
 - Saint Martins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tess Corners   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Tess Corners had a post office and no railroad service
 
Troy Center   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Troy Center had a post office and railroad service
 
Union Church   (Milwaukee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Vernon
 - Union Church had a post office and railroad service
 
Wales   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Vernon
 - Wales had a post office and railroad service
 
Waterford   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 448 people (with 5,487 people in 2017)
 - Waterford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waterville   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Waterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waukesha   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Vernon
 - 1895 population of 6,321 people (with 72,489 people in 2017)
 - Waukesha had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Vernon: www.townofvernon.org/

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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 Vernon, 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' distance that starts in Vernon. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Vernon) 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 Vernon. 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 Vernon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vernon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9036, Longitude: -88.2523     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vernon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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