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1890 Communities Near Sanger ...

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

Alaska   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Alaska was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Sanger
 - Alaska had railroad service and no post office
 
Beauty   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sanger
 - Beauty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beury   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Sanger
 - Beury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caperton   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sanger
 - 1895 population of 562 people
 - Caperton had a post office and railroad service
 
Claremont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sanger
 - Claremont had a post office and railroad service
 
Dempsey   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sanger
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Dempsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dimmock   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sanger
 - Dimmock had railroad service and no post office
 
East Sewell   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While East Sewell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sanger
 - East Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
Edmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sanger
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayette   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sanger
 - Fayette had railroad service and no post office
 
Fayetteville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Sanger
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 2,852 people in 2016)
 - Fayetteville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fire Creek   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fire Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Sanger
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Fire Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Gatewood   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sanger
 - Gatewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keeneys Creek   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sanger
 - Keeneys Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Lansing   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sanger
 - Lansing had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKendree   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sanger
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - McKendree had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Hope   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sanger
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nuttalburg   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nuttalburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sanger
 - 1895 population of 342 people
 - Nuttalburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sanger
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 8,544 people in 2016)
 - Oak Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prince   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sanger
 - Prince had a post office and railroad service
 
Quinnimont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sanger
 - 1895 population of 600 people
 - Quinnimont had a post office and railroad service
 
Roseville   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Roseville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sanger
 - Roseville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rush Run   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rush Run was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sanger
 - Rush Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sanger
 - Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
Thurmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Sanger
 - Thurmond 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 Sanger, 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 that stretches from Sanger. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sanger) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sanger. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9565, Longitude: -81.1129     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sanger have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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