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1890 Communities Near Rodemer ...

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>

While we didn't find Rodemer in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Rodemer.

Albright   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 89 people (with 282 people in 2017)
 - Albright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Amblersburg   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Amblersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Aurora   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 248 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookside   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Brookside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carmel   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Carmel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Corinth   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Corinth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cranesville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Cranesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Dority   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 34 people
 - Dority had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eglon   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Eglon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guseman   (Preston County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Guseman was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Rodemer
 - Guseman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horse Shoe Run   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Horse Shoe Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howesville   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Howesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hutton (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Hutton had a post office and railroad service
 
Jessop   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Rodemer
 - Jessop had railroad service and no post office
 
Kingwood   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 625 people (with 2,929 people in 2017)
 - Kingwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Lenox   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Lenox had a post office and no railroad service
 
Macomber   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Macomber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakland (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 1,046 people (with 1,838 people in 2017)
 - Oakland had a post office and railroad service
 
Rowlesburg   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 560 people (with 577 people in 2017)
 - Rowlesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Sell   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Sell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skipnish (MD)   (Garrett County (MD)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Skipnish was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Skipnish had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snider   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rodemer
 - Snider had railroad service and no post office
 
Sunnyside (MD)   (Garrett County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rodemer
 - Sunnyside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Terra Alta   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 443 people (with 1,501 people in 2017)
 - Terra Alta had a post office and railroad service
 
Tunnelton   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Rodemer
 - 1895 population of 172 people (with 298 people in 2017)
 - Tunnelton had a post office and railroad service
 
West End   (Preston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Rodemer
 - West End had railroad service and no post office

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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 Rodemer, 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 in Rodemer. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rodemer) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rodemer. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4156, Longitude: -79.5931     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rodemer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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