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1890 Communities Near Perry ...

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 Perry had a population of 10 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Alonzaville (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Alonzaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvary (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Calvary had a post office and no railroad service
 
Columbia Furnace (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Columbia Furnace had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doman   (Hardy County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Doman was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Doman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edinburg (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Perry
 - Edinburg had railroad service and no post office
 
Fabius   (Hardy County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fabius was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Fabius had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gravel Springs (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Gravel Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamburg (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Hamburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harrisville (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Harrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hawkinstown (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Hawkinstown had a post office and railroad service
 
Inkerman   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Inkerman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jerome (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Perry
 - Jerome had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirby   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Kirby had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mathias   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Perry
 - Mathias had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maurertown (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 350 people
 - Maurertown had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Clifton (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Mount Clifton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Olive (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
Needmore   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Perry
 - Needmore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orkney Springs (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Orkney Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rinkerton (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Rinkerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rio   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Perry
 - Rio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockland   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Perry
 - Rockland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Luke (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Saint Luke had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saumsville (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Saumsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Toms Brook (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 125 people (with 271 people in 2017)
 - Toms Brook had a post office and railroad service
 
Van Buren Furnace (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Van Buren Furnace had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wardensville   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 261 people in 2017)
 - Wardensville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Willow Grove (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Willow Grove had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodstock (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Perry
 - 1895 population of 1,068 people (with 5,212 people in 2017)
 - Woodstock had a post office and railroad service
 
Zepp (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Perry
 - 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 Perry, 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 starting from Perry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Perry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Perry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9715, Longitude: -78.6750     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Perry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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