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1890 Communities Near Chaffee ...

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 in 1895, Chaffee had railroad service and no post office.

Altamont (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chaffee
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Altamont had a post office and railroad service
 
Antioch   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chaffee
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Antioch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barnum   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chaffee
 - Barnum had a post office and railroad service
 
Barton (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chaffee
 - 1895 population of 1,287 people (with 432 people in 2017)
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Blaine   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) from Chaffee
 - Blaine had a post office and railroad service
 
Bloomington (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chaffee
 - 1895 population of 295 people
 - Bloomington had a post office and railroad service
 
Deer Park (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Chaffee
 - 1895 population of 179 people (with 369 people in 2017)
 - Deer Park had a post office and railroad service
 
Elk Garden   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chaffee
 - 1895 population of 723 people (with 220 people in 2017)
 - Elk Garden had a post office and railroad service
 
Floyd (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Chaffee
 - Floyd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harrison   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chaffee
 - Harrison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hartmansville   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Chaffee
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Hartmansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kearney (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Chaffee
 - Kearney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keyser   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chaffee
 - 1895 population of 2,165 people (with 5,077 people in 2017)
 - Keyser had a post office and railroad service
 
Laurel Dale   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chaffee
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Laurel Dale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Storm   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chaffee
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Mount Storm had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Chaffee
 - 1895 population of 118 people (with 2,080 people in 2017)
 - Mountain Lake Park had a post office and railroad service
 
Piedmont   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chaffee
 - 1895 population of 2,100 people (with 813 people in 2017)
 - Piedmont had a post office and railroad service
 
Ridgeville   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Chaffee
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Ridgeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Schell   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chaffee
 - Schell had a post office and railroad service
 
Shaw   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chaffee
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Shaw had a post office and railroad service
 
Swanton (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chaffee
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Swanton had a post office and railroad service
 
Warnocks   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chaffee
 - Warnocks had railroad service and no post office
 
West Virginia Central Junction   (Mineral County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chaffee
 - West Virginia Central Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Westernport (MD)   (Allegany County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chaffee
 - 1895 population of 1,526 people (with 1,767 people in 2017)
 - Westernport had a post office and railroad service
 
Windom   (Mineral County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Windom was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chaffee
 - Windom 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 Chaffee, 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 starts in Chaffee. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chaffee) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chaffee. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4065, Longitude: -79.1623     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chaffee have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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