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1890 Communities Near Carters Ford ...

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

Aldridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Carters Ford
 - Aldridge had railroad service and no post office
 
Berryville (VA)   (Clarke County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 1,215 people (with 4,338 people in 2017)
 - Berryville had a post office and railroad service
 
Briggs (VA)   (Clarke County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Briggs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brucetown (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 338 people
 - Brucetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bunker Hill   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Bunker Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Cedar Grove (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Cedar Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Charles Town   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 2,287 people (with 5,957 people in 2017)
 - Charles Town had a post office and railroad service
 
Clear Brook (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Clear Brook had a post office and railroad service
 
Darkesville   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 288 people
 - Darkesville had a post office and railroad service
 
De Haven (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carters Ford
 - De Haven had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaylord (VA)   (Clarke County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Gaylord had a post office and railroad service
 
Gerrardstown   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Gerrardstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glengary   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Glengary had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grimes (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Carters Ford
 - Grimes had a post office and no railroad service
 
Inwood   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Carters Ford
 - Inwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Kabletown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Kabletown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leetown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Leetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Middleway   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 372 people
 - Middleway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nain (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 6 people
 - Nain had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rest (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Rest had a post office and railroad service
 
Ridgeway   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carters Ford
 - Ridgeway had a post office and railroad service
 
Rippon   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Rippon had a post office and railroad service
 
Stephenson (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Stephenson had a post office and railroad service
 
Summit Point   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Summit Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Wadesville (VA)   (Clarke County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Wadesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Wheatland   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carters Ford
 - Wheatland had a post office and railroad service
 
White Hall (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Carters Ford
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - White Hall 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 Carters Ford, 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 that stretches from Carters Ford. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carters Ford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carters Ford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2645, Longitude: -78.0331     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carters Ford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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