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1890 Communities Near Victory Heights ...

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

Afton   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 118 people
 - Afton had a post office and railroad service
 
Argyle (IL)   (Winnebago County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Argyle had a post office and railroad service
 
Avon   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 67 people
 - Avon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beloit   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 6,315 people (with 36,773 people in 2017)
 - Beloit had a post office and railroad service
 
Cainville   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Victory Heights
 - Cainville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Center   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 37 people (with 1,098 people in 2017)
 - Center had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clinton   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 856 people (with 2,127 people in 2017)
 - Clinton had a post office and railroad service
 
Durand (IL)   (Winnebago County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 489 people (with 1,400 people in 2017)
 - Durand had a post office and railroad service
 
Emerald Grove   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - Emerald Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Footville   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 278 people (with 810 people in 2017)
 - Footville had a post office and railroad service
 
Genet (IL)   (Winnebago County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Victory Heights
 - Genet had railroad service and no post office
 
Hanover   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Hanover had a post office and railroad service
 
Harlem (IL)   (Winnebago County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Victory Heights
 - Harlem had a post office and railroad service
 
Harrison (IL)   (Winnebago County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 120 people
 - Harrison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hunter (IL)   (Boone County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Janesville   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 10,836 people (with 64,359 people in 2017)
 - Janesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Leyden   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Victory Heights
 - Leyden had a post office and railroad service
 
Newark   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Victory Heights
 - Newark had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orfordville   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 273 people (with 1,489 people in 2017)
 - Orfordville had a post office and railroad service
 
Porters   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Victory Heights
 - Porters had railroad service and no post office
 
Rockton (IL)   (Winnebago County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 892 people (with 7,473 people in 2017)
 - Rockton had a post office and railroad service
 
Roscoe (IL)   (Winnebago County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 475 people (with 10,505 people in 2017)
 - Roscoe had a post office and railroad service
 
Shirland (IL)   (Winnebago County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Victory Heights
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Shirland had a post office and railroad service
 
Shopiere   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Victory Heights
 - Shopiere had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tiffany   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Victory Heights
 - Tiffany had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wempletown (IL)   (Winnebago County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Victory Heights
 - Wempletown had a post office and no 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 Victory Heights, 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 Victory Heights. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Victory Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Victory Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5428, Longitude: -89.0907     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Victory Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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