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1890 Communities Near Waterloo ...

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

Aztalan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 41 people
 - Aztalan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cambridge   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 452 people (with 1,518 people in 2017)
 - Cambridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Columbus   (Columbia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 2,367 people (with 5,031 people in 2017)
 - Columbus had a post office and railroad service
 
Cottage Grove   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 166 people (with 6,939 people in 2017)
 - Cottage Grove had a post office and railroad service
 
Danville   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 163 people
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deansville   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 114 people
 - Deansville had a post office and railroad service
 
Deerfield   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 338 people (with 2,529 people in 2017)
 - Deerfield had a post office and railroad service
 
East Bristol   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Waterloo
 - East Bristol had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elba   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Waterloo
 - Elba had railroad service and no post office
 
Hubbleton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Hubbleton had a post office and railroad service
 
Jefferson   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 2,287 people (with 8,015 people in 2017)
 - Jefferson had a post office and railroad service
 
Jefferson Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Waterloo
 - Jefferson Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Johnson Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 3,017 people in 2017)
 - Johnson Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Lake Mills   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 1,053 people (with 5,898 people in 2017)
 - Lake Mills had a post office and railroad service
 
London   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Waterloo
 - London had a post office and railroad service
 
Marshall   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 282 people (with 3,973 people in 2017)
 - Marshall had a post office and railroad service
 
Milford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 128 people
 - Milford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nora   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Waterloo
 - Nora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakland   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 82 people (with 3,185 people in 2017)
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pierceville   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Waterloo
 - Pierceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reeseville   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 262 people (with 679 people in 2017)
 - Reeseville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richwood   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 177 people
 - Richwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Rockdale   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Waterloo
 - Rockdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waterloo   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 862 people (with 3,336 people in 2017)
 - Waterloo had a post office and railroad service
 
Watertown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 8,755 people (with 2,035 people in 2017)
 - Watertown had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountywi.gov

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/



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 Waterloo, 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 stretches from Waterloo. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waterloo) 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 Waterloo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Waterloo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waterloo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1467, Longitude: -88.9423     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waterloo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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