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1890 Communities Near Victory ...

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 Victory had a population of 131 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Brownsville (MN)   (Houston County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 447 people (with 495 people in 2017)
 - Brownsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Chaseburg   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 144 people (with 296 people in 2017)
 - Chaseburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
De Soto   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 355 people (with 283 people in 2017)
 - De Soto had a post office and railroad service
 
Dorchester (IA)   (Allamakee County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 109 people
 - Dorchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eitzen (MN)   (Houston County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 252 people in 2017)
 - Eitzen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elon (IA)   (Allamakee County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Elon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Esofea   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Esofea had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fargo   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Victory
 - Fargo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ferryville   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Victory
 - Ferryville had a post office and railroad service
 
Freeburg (MN)   (Houston County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 54 people
 - Freeburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Freeman   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 62 people (with 699 people in 2017)
 - Freeman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Genoa   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 189 people (with 263 people in 2017)
 - Genoa had a post office and railroad service
 
Lansing (IA)   (Allamakee County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 1,668 people (with 941 people in 2017)
 - Lansing had a post office and railroad service
 
Liberty Pole   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 79 people
 - Liberty Pole had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lycurgus (IA)   (Allamakee County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Lycurgus had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Albin (IA)   (Allamakee County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 411 people (with 510 people in 2017)
 - New Albin had a post office and railroad service
 
Newton   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 296 people
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Purdy   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Purdy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Mound   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Victory
 - Red Mound had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reno (MN)   (Houston County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Reno had a post office and railroad service
 
Retreat   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Retreat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rising Sun   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Rising Sun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romance   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Victory
 - Romance had a post office and no railroad service
 
Springville   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Springville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stoddard   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Victory
 - 1895 population of 114 people (with 822 people in 2017)
 - Stoddard had a post office and railroad service
 
West Prairie   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Victory
 - West Prairie 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, 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 beginning in Victory. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Victory) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Victory. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4855, Longitude: -91.2126     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Victory have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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