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1890 Communities Near Viking ...

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

Baldwin   (Saint Croix County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the North (N) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 482 people (with 4,000 people in 2017)
 - Baldwin had a post office and railroad service
 
Beldenville   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 89 people
 - Beldenville had a post office and railroad service
 
El Paso   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 120 people
 - El Paso had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellsworth   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 670 people (with 3,287 people in 2017)
 - Ellsworth had a post office and railroad service
 
Elmwood   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Viking
 - Elmwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Exile   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Viking
 - Exile had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gilman   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Viking
 - Gilman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hammond   (Saint Croix County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 388 people (with 1,891 people in 2017)
 - Hammond had a post office and railroad service
 
Hatchville   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Viking
 - Hatchville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hersey   (Saint Croix County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 296 people
 - Hersey had a post office and railroad service
 
Lucas   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 786 people in 2017)
 - Lucas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martell   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Martell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moeville   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Viking
 - Moeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olivet   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Olivet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Valley   (Saint Croix County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 55 people (with 542 people in 2017)
 - Pleasant Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Falls   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 1,783 people (with 2,355 people in 2017)
 - River Falls had a post office and railroad service
 
Roberts   (Saint Croix County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 97 people (with 1,804 people in 2017)
 - Roberts had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Elm   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 186 people (with 497 people in 2017)
 - Rock Elm had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 62 people (with 1,372 people in 2017)
 - Spring Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trimbelle   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Trimbelle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waverly   (Pierce County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Viking
 - Waverly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weston   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 58 people (with 609 people in 2017)
 - Weston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wildwood   (Saint Croix County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Viking
 - Wildwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilson   (Saint Croix County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 393 people (with 186 people in 2017)
 - Wilson had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodville   (Saint Croix County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Viking
 - 1895 population of 153 people (with 1,353 people in 2017)
 - Woodville 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 Viking, 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 that starts in Viking. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Viking) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Viking. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8616, Longitude: -92.3591     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Viking have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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