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1890 Communities Near Whitewater ...

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 Whitewater had a population of 4,359 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2017, Whitewater had a population of 14,540 people.

Adams   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Whitewater
 - Adams had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cold Spring   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Cold Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eagle   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 331 people (with 2,076 people in 2017)
 - Eagle had a post office and railroad service
 
Fort Atkinson   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 2,283 people (with 12,482 people in 2017)
 - Fort Atkinson had a post office and railroad service
 
Heart Prairie   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Heart Prairie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hebron   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Hebron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Helenville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 315 people
 - Helenville had a post office and railroad service
 
Jefferson   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 2,287 people (with 8,015 people in 2017)
 - Jefferson had a post office and railroad service
 
Johnstown   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 138 people
 - Johnstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Johnstown Center   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Johnstown Center had a post office and no railroad service
 
Koshkonong   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Koshkonong had a post office and railroad service
 
La Grange   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 112 people (with 2,473 people in 2017)
 - La Grange had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lauderdale   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Whitewater
 - Lauderdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lima   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Whitewater
 - Lima had railroad service and no post office
 
Lima Center   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 229 people
 - Lima Center had a post office and railroad service
 
Little Prairie   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 118 people
 - Little Prairie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mayhews   (Walworth County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mayhews was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Mayhews had a post office and railroad service
 
Millard   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Millard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milton   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 685 people (with 5,581 people in 2017)
 - Milton had a post office and railroad service
 
Milton Junction   (Rock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 681 people
 - Milton Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Oak Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palmyra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 567 people (with 1,769 people in 2017)
 - Palmyra had a post office and railroad service
 
Richmond   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 110 people (with 1,895 people in 2017)
 - Richmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rome   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 222 people
 - Rome had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sullivan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 82 people (with 2,276 people in 2017)
 - Sullivan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sumner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Whitewater
 - Sumner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Troy   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Whitewater
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Troy Center   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Whitewater
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Troy Center had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Whitewater: www.ci.whitewater.wi.us/

The official website for Walworth County: www.co.walworth.wi.us/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitewater. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8344, Longitude: -88.7336     [Map].

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