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1890 Communities Near West Bend ...

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 West Bend had a population of 1,296 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2016, West Bend had a population of 31,702 people.

Ackerville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Ackerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Addison   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 163 people
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Allenton   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from West Bend
 - Allenton had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barton   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 316 people
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Boltonville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 173 people
 - Boltonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Creek   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Cedar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Lake   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from West Bend
 - Cedar Lake had railroad service and no post office
 
Fillmore   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 293 people
 - Fillmore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Germantown   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 246 people in 2016)
 - Germantown had railroad service and no post office
 
Horns Corners   (Ozaukee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Horns Corners had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 199 people (with 6,933 people in 2016)
 - Jackson had a post office and railroad service
 
Kewaskum   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 557 people (with 1,072 people in 2016)
 - Kewaskum had a post office and railroad service
 
Kirchhayn   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Kirchhayn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kohler   (Ozaukee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from West Bend
 - Kohler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kohlsville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Kohlsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mayfield   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 106 people
 - Mayfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Myra   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Myra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nenno   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Nenno had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Fane   (Fond du Lac County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from West Bend
 - New Fane had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 368 people (with 1,229 people in 2016)
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rugby Junction   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from West Bend
 - Rugby Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Saint Lawrence   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 132 people
 - Saint Lawrence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Michaels   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Saint Michaels had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wayne   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from West Bend
 - Wayne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Young America   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from West Bend
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Young America 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 West Bend, 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' distance that starts in West Bend. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Bend) 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 West Bend. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Bend

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Bend. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4228, Longitude: -88.1843     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Bend have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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