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1890 Communities Near Capon Springs ...

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 Capon Springs had a population of 154 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

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Capon Bridge   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 371 people in 2017)
 - Capon Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Delray   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Delray had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillons Run   (Hampshire County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dillons Run was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Dillons Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Gore (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Capon Springs
 - Gore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gravel Springs (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Gravel Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Harrisville (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Harrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hayfield (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Hayfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hooks Mills   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Hooks Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Lebanon Church (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Lebanon Church had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lehew   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Capon Springs
 - Lehew had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Marlboro (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Marlboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadow Mills (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Meadow Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millbrook   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Capon Springs
 - Millbrook had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Olive (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Williams (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Capon Springs
 - Mount Williams had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Falls (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Mountain Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Opequon (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Opequon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oranda (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Capon Springs
 - Oranda had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Pleasantdale   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Pleasantdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Rio   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Capon Springs
 - Rio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Enon Springs (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Rock Enon Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosenberger (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Capon Springs
 - Rosenberger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruckman   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Ruckman had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Sedan   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Sedan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strasburg (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 646 people (with 6,617 people in 2017)
 - Strasburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Strasburg Junction (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Capon Springs
 - Strasburg Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
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Van Buren Furnace (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Van Buren Furnace had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Wardensville   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 261 people in 2017)
 - Wardensville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wheatfield (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Wheatfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Yellow Spring   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Yellow Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Zepp (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Capon Springs
 - 1895 population of 34 people
 - Zepp 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 Capon Springs, 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 Capon Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Capon Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Capon Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1362, Longitude: -78.4845     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Capon Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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