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1890 Communities Near Carmel ...

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 Carmel had a population of 102 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

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Amblersburg   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Amblersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
 - aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Bayard   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 52 people (with 269 people in 2017)
 - Bayard had a post office and railroad service
 
Brookside   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Brookside had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Corinth   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Corinth had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Dobbin   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Carmel
 - Dobbin had a post office and railroad service
 
Dority   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 34 people
 - Dority had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Eglon   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Eglon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Etam   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Carmel
 - Etam had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Fort Pendleton (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 34 people
 - Fort Pendleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Gorman (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carmel
 - Gorman had railroad service and no post office
 
Gormania   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carmel
 - Gormania had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Hannahsville   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Hannahsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horse Shoe Run   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Horse Shoe Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hutton (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Hutton had a post office and railroad service
 
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Kingwood   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 625 people (with 2,929 people in 2017)
 - Kingwood had a post office and railroad service
 
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Lead Mine   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Lead Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Macomber   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Macomber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 118 people (with 2,080 people in 2017)
 - Mountain Lake Park had a post office and railroad service
 
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Oakland (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 1,046 people (with 1,838 people in 2017)
 - Oakland had a post office and railroad service
 
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Rowlesburg   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 560 people (with 577 people in 2017)
 - Rowlesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
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Sell   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Sell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skipnish (MD)   (Garrett County (MD)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Skipnish was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Skipnish had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snider   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carmel
 - Snider had railroad service and no post office
 
Sunnyside (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Carmel
 - Sunnyside had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Terra Alta   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 443 people (with 1,501 people in 2017)
 - Terra Alta had a post office and railroad service
 
Tunnelton   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Carmel
 - 1895 population of 172 people (with 298 people in 2017)
 - Tunnelton had a post office and railroad service
 
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William   (Tucker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Carmel
 - William had railroad service and no post office
 
Wilson   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carmel
 - Wilson had railroad service and no post office
 
Wilson (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carmel
 - Wilson had railroad service and no post office
 
Wilsonia   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Carmel
 - Wilsonia 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 Carmel, 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' distance beginning in Carmel. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Carmel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carmel. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3307, Longitude: -79.5545     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carmel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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