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1890 Communities Near Salt Hill ...

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 Salt Hill in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Salt Hill.

Angerona   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Salt Hill
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Angerona had a post office and railroad service
 
Baden   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Salt Hill
 - Baden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belgrove   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Salt Hill
 - Belgrove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Salt Hill
 - Clarence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottageville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Salt Hill
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Cottageville had a post office and railroad service
 
Edgar   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Edgar was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Salt Hill
 - Edgar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elmwood   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Salt Hill
 - Elmwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evans   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Salt Hill
 - Evans had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairplain   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Salt Hill
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Fairplain had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gay   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Salt Hill
 - Gay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Given   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Salt Hill
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Given had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gunville   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Salt Hill
 - Gunville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hereford   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Salt Hill
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Hereford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Higby   (Roane County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Higby was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Salt Hill
 - Higby 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Salt Hill
 - Huntsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kenna   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Salt Hill
 - Kenna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kentuck   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Salt Hill
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Kentuck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louther   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Salt Hill
 - Louther had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marshall   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Salt Hill
 - Marshall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadowdale   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Salt Hill
 - Meadowdale 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 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Salt Hill
 - Mentor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Odaville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Salt Hill
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Odaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parchment Valley   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Salt Hill
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Parchment Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Providence   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Salt Hill
 - Providence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Knob   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Salt Hill
 - Red Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandyville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Salt Hill
 - Sandyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Silverton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Salt Hill
 - 1895 population of 51 people
 - Silverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Statts Mills   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Salt Hill
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Statts Mills 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 Salt Hill, 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Salt Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Salt Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Salt Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7776, Longitude: -81.6851     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Salt Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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