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1890 Communities Near Baker Heights ...

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

Aldridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the South (S) from Baker Heights
 - Aldridge had railroad service and no post office
 
Antietam (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Baker Heights
 - Antietam had a post office and railroad service
 
Bakersville (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Bakersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bakerton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Baker Heights
 - Bakerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bedington   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Bedington had a post office and railroad service
 
Berkeley   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Baker Heights
 - Berkeley had railroad service and no post office
 
Bunker Hill   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Bunker Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Charles Town   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 2,287 people (with 5,957 people in 2017)
 - Charles Town had a post office and railroad service
 
Darkesville   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 288 people
 - Darkesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Downsville (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - Downsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duffields   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Duffields had a post office and railroad service
 
Falling Waters   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Falling Waters had a post office and railroad service
 
Foltz   (Berkeley County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Foltz was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Baker Heights
 - Foltz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gerrardstown   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Gerrardstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grimes (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Grimes had a post office and no railroad service
 
Halltown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Halltown had a post office and railroad service
 
Hedgesville   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 448 people (with 314 people in 2017)
 - Hedgesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Inwood   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Baker Heights
 - Inwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Jones Springs   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 74 people
 - Jones Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kearneysville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Baker Heights
 - Kearneysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leetown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Leetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martinsburg   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 7,226 people (with 17,404 people in 2017)
 - Martinsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Middleway   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 372 people
 - Middleway had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Mountain   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - North Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
Sharpsburg (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 1,163 people (with 639 people in 2017)
 - Sharpsburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shenandoah Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Shenandoah Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Shepherdstown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 151 people (with 1,802 people in 2017)
 - Shepherdstown had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Mills   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Baker Heights
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Spring Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swan Pond   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Baker Heights
 - Swan Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uvilla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Baker Heights
 - Uvilla 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 Baker Heights, 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 from Baker Heights. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Baker Heights) 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 Baker Heights. 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 Baker Heights

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Baker Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4228, Longitude: -77.9256     [Map].

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