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1890 Communities Near Wild Rose ...

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

Avoca   (Iowa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 278 people (with 628 people in 2017)
 - Avoca had a post office and railroad service
 
Balmoral   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wild Rose
 - Balmoral had a post office and no railroad service
 
Basswood   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Basswood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bell Center   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 105 people (with 112 people in 2017)
 - Bell Center had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue River   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 36 people (with 419 people in 2017)
 - Blue River had a post office and railroad service
 
Boaz   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 142 people (with 150 people in 2017)
 - Boaz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boscobel   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 1,570 people (with 3,120 people in 2017)
 - Boscobel had a post office and railroad service
 
Buck Creek   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wild Rose
 - Buck Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Byrds Creek   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wild Rose
 - Byrds Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Excelsior   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 167 people
 - Excelsior had a post office and no railroad service
 
Five Points   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wild Rose
 - Five Points had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gillingham   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wild Rose
 - Gillingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haney   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wild Rose
 - Haney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Homer   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Wild Rose
 - Homer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kickapoo   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 656 people in 2017)
 - Kickapoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mill Creek   (Richland County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mill Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Mill Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muscoda   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 605 people (with 1,262 people in 2017)
 - Muscoda had a post office and railroad service
 
North Clayton   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wild Rose
 - North Clayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orion   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Orion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Readstown   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 65 people (with 415 people in 2017)
 - Readstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richland   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 118 people (with 1,315 people in 2017)
 - Richland had a post office and railroad service
 
Richland Center   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 1,819 people (with 4,998 people in 2017)
 - Richland Center had a post office and railroad service
 
Sabin   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Wild Rose
 - Sabin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sextonville   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 71 people
 - Sextonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Soldiers Grove   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 112 people (with 550 people in 2017)
 - Soldiers Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sugar Grove   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Sugar Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylvan   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Sylvan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Twin Bluffs   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Wild Rose
 - Twin Bluffs had a post office and railroad service
 
Westport   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wild Rose
 - Westport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodstock   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wild Rose
 - 1895 population of 74 people
 - Woodstock 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 Wild Rose, 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 from Wild Rose. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wild Rose) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wild Rose. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2869, Longitude: -90.5818     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wild Rose have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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