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1890 Communities Near Ripley Landing ...

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 Ripley Landing had a population of 53 people in 1895 with railroad service and no post office.

Angerona   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Angerona had a post office and railroad service
 
Antiquity (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 71 people
 - Antiquity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Apple Grove (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baden   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ripley Landing
 - Baden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottageville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Cottageville had a post office and railroad service
 
Evans   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ripley Landing
 - Evans had a post office and railroad service
 
Great Bend (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Great Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gunville   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Ripley Landing
 - Gunville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huntsville   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Huntsville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Ripley Landing
 - Huntsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Letart   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Letart had a post office and railroad service
 
Letart Falls (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Letart Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mentor   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mentor was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ripley Landing
 - Mentor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millwood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Millwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plants (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Plants had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant View   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Pleasant View had a post office and railroad service
 
Portland (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Portland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Providence   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Ripley Landing
 - Providence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Racine (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 820 people (with 653 people in 2017)
 - Racine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ravenswood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 817 people (with 3,738 people in 2017)
 - Ravenswood had a post office and railroad service
 
Rollins   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ripley Landing
 - Rollins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saxon (OH)   (Meigs County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Saxon had a post office and no railroad service
 
School House   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While School House was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - School House had a post office and railroad service
 
Sherman   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ripley Landing
 - Sherman had a post office and railroad service
 
Silverton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 51 people
 - Silverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Willow Grove   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Willow Grove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Ripley Landing
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Willow Grove 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 Ripley Landing, 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 beginning in Ripley Landing. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ripley Landing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ripley Landing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8909, Longitude: -81.8460     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ripley Landing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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