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1890 Communities Near Zenda ...

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

Alden (IL)   (McHenry County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Zenda
 - Alden had a post office and railroad service
 
Bassett   (Kenosha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Bassett had a post office and railroad service
 
Big Foot Prairie (IL)   (McHenry County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 138 people
 - Big Foot Prairie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chemung (IL)   (McHenry County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 400 people
 - Chemung had a post office and railroad service
 
Darien   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 354 people (with 1,594 people in 2017)
 - Darien had a post office and railroad service
 
Delavan   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 2,038 people (with 8,356 people in 2017)
 - Delavan had a post office and railroad service
 
East Delavan   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - East Delavan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkhorn   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 1,447 people (with 9,953 people in 2017)
 - Elkhorn had a post office and railroad service
 
Hartland (IL)   (McHenry County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Zenda
 - Hartland had a post office and railroad service
 
Harvard (IL)   (McHenry County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 1,967 people (with 9,180 people in 2017)
 - Harvard had a post office and railroad service
 
Hebron (IL)   (McHenry County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 1,200 people in 2017)
 - Hebron had a post office and railroad service
 
Lake Geneva   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 2,297 people (with 7,875 people in 2017)
 - Lake Geneva had a post office and railroad service
 
Lawrence (IL)   (McHenry County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
 
Lyons   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 246 people
 - Lyons had a post office and railroad service
 
New Munster   (Kenosha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - New Munster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richmond (IL)   (McHenry County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 415 people (with 1,920 people in 2017)
 - Richmond had a post office and railroad service
 
Ringwood (IL)   (McHenry County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 820 people in 2017)
 - Ringwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Sharon   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 878 people (with 1,576 people in 2017)
 - Sharon had a post office and railroad service
 
Slades Corners   (Kenosha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Zenda
 - Slades Corners had a post office and no railroad service
 
Solon Mills (IL)   (McHenry County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Zenda
 - Solon Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Grove (IL)   (McHenry County (IL))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 82 people (with 5,725 people in 2017)
 - Spring Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Prairie   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Spring Prairie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Springfield   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Springfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Twin Lakes   (Kenosha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Zenda
 - Twin Lakes had a post office and railroad service
 
Walworth   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Zenda
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 1,711 people in 2017)
 - Walworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wheatland   (Kenosha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Zenda
 - Wheatland had a post office and railroad service
 
Williams Bay   (Walworth County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Zenda
 - Williams Bay had railroad service and no post office

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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 Zenda, 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 starting from Zenda. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Zenda) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zenda. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5120, Longitude: -88.4818     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Zenda have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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