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1890 Communities Near Boyds Ferry ...

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

Aldridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Boyds Ferry
 - Aldridge had railroad service and no post office
 
Berryville (VA)   (Clarke County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,215 people (with 4,304 people in 2016)
 - Berryville had a post office and railroad service
 
Bloomfield (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Bloomfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briggs (VA)   (Clarke County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Briggs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Charles Town   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 2,287 people (with 5,945 people in 2016)
 - Charles Town had a post office and railroad service
 
Gaylord (VA)   (Clarke County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Gaylord had a post office and railroad service
 
Halltown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Halltown had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamilton (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 407 people (with 625 people in 2016)
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillsboro (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 98 people in 2016)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kabletown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Kabletown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mechanicsville (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Mechanicsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Middleway   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 372 people
 - Middleway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 205 people
 - Millville had a post office and railroad service
 
Morrisonville (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Morrisonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neersville (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Neersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paxson (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Paxson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Philomont (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Philomont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Purcellville (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 228 people (with 9,469 people in 2016)
 - Purcellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Rippon   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Rippon had a post office and railroad service
 
Round Hill (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 659 people in 2016)
 - Round Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Silcott Spring (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Silcott Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit Point   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Summit Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Trapp (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Trapp had a post office and no railroad service
 
Unison (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 104 people
 - Unison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wadesville (VA)   (Clarke County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Wadesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Wheatland   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Boyds Ferry
 - Wheatland had a post office and railroad service
 
Wheatland (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Boyds Ferry
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Wheatland 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 Boyds Ferry, 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 beginning in Boyds Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Boyds Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boyds Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1834, Longitude: -77.8514     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Boyds Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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