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1890 Communities Near Cacapehon ...

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

Barnes Mill   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Cacapehon
 - Barnes Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bloomery   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cacapehon
 - 1895 population of 106 people
 - Bloomery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cold Stream   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cacapehon
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Cold Stream had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doe Gully   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cacapehon
 - Doe Gully had railroad service and no post office
 
Donaldson   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Cacapehon
 - Donaldson had railroad service and no post office
 
Grace   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cacapehon
 - Grace had railroad service and no post office
 
Great Cacapon   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cacapehon
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Great Cacapon had a post office and railroad service
 
Green Spring   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cacapehon
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Green Spring had a post office and railroad service
 
Higginsville   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cacapehon
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Higginsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Levels   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cacapehon
 - Levels had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Cacapon   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Cacapehon
 - Little Cacapon had railroad service and no post office
 
Little Orleans (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cacapehon
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Little Orleans had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cacapehon
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
North River Mills   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Cacapehon
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - North River Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Okonoko   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cacapehon
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Okonoko had a post office and railroad service
 
Oldtown (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cacapehon
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Oldtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orleans Cross Roads   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cacapehon
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Orleans Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patterson Creek   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cacapehon
 - Patterson Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Paw Paw   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cacapehon
 - 1895 population of 772 people (with 491 people in 2017)
 - Paw Paw had a post office and railroad service
 
Rush (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cacapehon
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Rush had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slanesville   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Cacapehon
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Slanesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Gap   (Hampshire County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Spring Gap was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cacapehon
 - Spring Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Springfield   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cacapehon
 - 1895 population of 168 people
 - Springfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Three Churches   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cacapehon
 - Three Churches had a post office and no railroad service
 
Town Creek (MD)   (Allegany County (MD)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Town Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cacapehon
 - Town Creek 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 Cacapehon, 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 starting in Cacapehon. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cacapehon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cacapehon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4984, Longitude: -78.4953     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cacapehon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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