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1890 Communities Near Bakerton ...

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 in 1895, Bakerton had a post office and no railroad service.

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Aldridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bakerton
 - Aldridge had railroad service and no post office
 
Antietam (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bakerton
 - Antietam had a post office and railroad service
 
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Broad Run (MD)   (Frederick County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Broad Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brownsville (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Brownsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Brunswick (MD)   (Frederick County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bakerton
 - Brunswick had a post office and railroad service
 
Burkittsville (MD)   (Frederick County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 273 people (with 159 people in 2017)
 - Burkittsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Charles Town   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 2,287 people (with 5,957 people in 2017)
 - Charles Town had a post office and railroad service
 
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Duffields   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Duffields had a post office and railroad service
 
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Eakles Mills (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 120 people
 - Eakles Mills had a post office and railroad service
 
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Georges Mill (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bakerton
 - Georges Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Halltown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Halltown had a post office and railroad service
 
Harpers Ferry   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 958 people (with 281 people in 2017)
 - Harpers Ferry had a post office and railroad service
 
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Kearneysville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bakerton
 - Kearneysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keedysville (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 420 people (with 1,174 people in 2017)
 - Keedysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knoxville (MD)   (Frederick County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 319 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and railroad service
 
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Leetown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Leetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lovettsville (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 2,054 people in 2017)
 - Lovettsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Mechanicsville (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Mechanicsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 205 people
 - Millville had a post office and railroad service
 
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Neersville (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Neersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Olive (MD)   (Frederick County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bakerton
 - Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Petersville (MD)   (Frederick County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Petersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Rohrersville (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Rohrersville had a post office and railroad service
 
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Sandy Hook (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bakerton
 - Sandy Hook had railroad service and no post office
 
Sharpsburg (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Bakerton
 - 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Shenandoah Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Shepherdstown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 151 people (with 1,802 people in 2017)
 - Shepherdstown had a post office and railroad service
 
Swan Pond   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bakerton
 - Swan Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Trego (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Trego had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Uvilla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bakerton
 - Uvilla had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Weverton (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bakerton
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Weverton had a post office and 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 Bakerton, 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 starts in Bakerton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bakerton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bakerton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3629, Longitude: -77.7630     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bakerton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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