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1890 Communities Near Wheatland ...

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

Chaseburg   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the North (N) from Wheatland
 - 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 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 355 people (with 283 people in 2017)
 - De Soto had a post office and railroad service
 
Eitzen (MN)   (Houston County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wheatland
 - 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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Elon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Esofea   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Esofea had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fargo   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Wheatland
 - Fargo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ferryville   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wheatland
 - Ferryville had a post office and railroad service
 
Folsom   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Wheatland
 - Folsom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Freeburg (MN)   (Houston County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 54 people
 - Freeburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Freeman   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 62 people (with 699 people in 2017)
 - Freeman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Genoa   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wheatland
 - 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wheatland
 - 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Wheatland
 - 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 West Southwest (WSW) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Lycurgus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Sterling   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 183 people (with 200 people in 2017)
 - Mount Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Albin (IA)   (Allamakee County (IA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wheatland
 - 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 North Northeast (NNE) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 296 people
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Purdy   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Purdy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Mound   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wheatland
 - Red Mound had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reno (MN)   (Houston County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Reno had a post office and railroad service
 
Retreat   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Retreat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rising Sun   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Rising Sun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romance   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Wheatland
 - Romance had a post office and no railroad service
 
Springville   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Springville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stoddard   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 114 people (with 822 people in 2017)
 - Stoddard had a post office and railroad service
 
Towerville   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Towerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Victory   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 131 people
 - Victory had a post office and railroad service
 
Viroqua   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wheatland
 - 1895 population of 1,270 people (with 4,448 people in 2017)
 - Viroqua had a post office and railroad service
 
West Prairie   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Wheatland
 - 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 Wheatland, 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 starting in Wheatland. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wheatland) 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 Wheatland. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Wheatland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wheatland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4530, Longitude: -91.1560     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wheatland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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