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1890 Communities Near Palatine ...

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 Palatine had a population of 860 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Barrackville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Palatine
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 1,299 people in 2017)
 - Barrackville had a post office and railroad service
 
Bentons Ferry   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Palatine
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Bentons Ferry had a post office and railroad service
 
Boothsville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Palatine
 - 1895 population of 223 people
 - Boothsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Canton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Palatine
 - Canton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catawba   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Palatine
 - Catawba had a post office and railroad service
 
Colfax   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Palatine
 - Colfax had a post office and railroad service
 
Eldora   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Palatine
 - Eldora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Everson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Palatine
 - Everson had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - fairmont had a post office and railroad service
 
Farmington   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Palatine
 - 1895 population of 312 people (with 369 people in 2017)
 - Farmington had a post office and railroad service
 
Forksburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Palatine
 - Forksburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaston   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Palatine
 - Gaston had railroad service and no post office
 
 - gaston junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Hoodsville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Palatine
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Hoodsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hoult   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Palatine
 - Hoult had a post office and railroad service
 
Monongah   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Palatine
 - Monongah had a post office and railroad service
 
Montana   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Palatine
 - Montana had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Harmony   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Palatine
 - Mount Harmony had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opekiska   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Palatine
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Opekiska had a post office and railroad service
 
Rivesville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Palatine
 - 1895 population of 165 people (with 917 people in 2017)
 - Rivesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Samaria   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Palatine
 - Samaria had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thoburn   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Palatine
 - Thoburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Palatine
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Falls   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Palatine
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Valley Falls had a post office and railroad service
 
Watson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) from Palatine
 - Watson had a post office and railroad service
 
Worthington   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Palatine
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 154 people in 2017)
 - Worthington 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 Palatine, 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 from Palatine. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Palatine) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palatine. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4793, Longitude: -80.1373     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Palatine have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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