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1890 Communities Near Waterford ...

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

Big Bend   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Waterford
 - Big Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burlington   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 2,043 people (with 10,978 people in 2017)
 - Burlington had a post office and railroad service
 
Caldwell   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Waterford
 - Caldwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dover   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 4,129 people in 2017)
 - Dover had a post office and railroad service
 
Durham   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Waterford
 - Durham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eagle   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Waterford
 - 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 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Waterford
 - 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 218 people
 - Genesee had a post office and railroad service
 
Honey Creek   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Honey Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Kansasville   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 117 people
 - Kansasville had a post office and railroad service
 
Kneeland   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Waterford
 - Kneeland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lyons   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 246 people
 - Lyons had a post office and railroad service
 
Mayhews   (Walworth County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mayhews was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Mayhews had a post office and railroad service
 
Mukwonago   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 356 people (with 7,947 people in 2017)
 - Mukwonago had a post office and railroad service
 
Muskego   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 62 people (with 24,996 people in 2017)
 - Muskego had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Cape   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 197 people
 - North Cape had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Prairie   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 2,222 people in 2017)
 - North Prairie had a post office and railroad service
 
Prospect   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 173 people
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Raymond   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Raymond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rochester   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Waterford
 - 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Waterford
 - Saint Martins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Prairie   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Spring Prairie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tess Corners   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Tess Corners had a post office and no railroad service
 
Troy   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Waterford
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Troy Center   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Troy Center had a post office and railroad service
 
Union Church   (Milwaukee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Waterford
 - Union Church had a post office and railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 432 people (with 4,957 people in 2017)
 - Union Grove had a post office and railroad service
 
Vernon   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Vernon had a post office and railroad service
 
Waterford   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 448 people (with 5,487 people in 2017)
 - Waterford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yorkville   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Waterford
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Yorkville 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 Waterford, 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 starts in Waterford. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waterford) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Waterford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Waterford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waterford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7906, Longitude: -88.2454     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waterford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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