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1890 Communities Near Rippon ...

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 Rippon had a population of 78 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Aldridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the North (N) from Rippon
 - Aldridge had railroad service and no post office
 
Berryville (VA)   (Clarke County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rippon
 - 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Briggs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brucetown (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 338 people
 - Brucetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Charles Town   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rippon
 - 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Clear Brook had a post office and railroad service
 
Duffields   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Duffields had a post office and railroad service
 
Gaylord (VA)   (Clarke County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Gaylord had a post office and railroad service
 
Halltown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Halltown had a post office and railroad service
 
Hillsboro (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 106 people in 2017)
 - Hillsboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kabletown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Kabletown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leetown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Leetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mechanicsville (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Mechanicsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Middleway   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 372 people
 - Middleway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 205 people
 - Millville had a post office and railroad service
 
Neersville (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Neersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paxson (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Paxson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rest (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Rest had a post office and railroad service
 
Ridgeway   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rippon
 - Ridgeway had a post office and railroad service
 
Round Hill (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 668 people in 2017)
 - Round Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Shenandoah Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Shenandoah Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Stephenson (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Stephenson had a post office and railroad service
 
Summit Point   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Summit Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Wadesville (VA)   (Clarke County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rippon
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Wadesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Wheatland   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rippon
 - Wheatland 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 Rippon, 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 from Rippon. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rippon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rippon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2184, Longitude: -77.9053     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rippon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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