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1890 Communities Near Shady Grove ...

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

Baxter   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Shady Grove
 - Baxter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berkeley Springs   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 800 people
 - Berkeley Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Buck Valley (PA)   (Fulton County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buck Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cherry Run   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Cherry Run had a post office and railroad service
 
Clear Spring (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 827 people (with 359 people in 2017)
 - Clear Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dickeys Mountain (PA)   (Fulton County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Shady Grove
 - Dickeys Mountain had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ernstville (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 67 people
 - Ernstville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Four Locks (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Four Locks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Great Cacapon   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Great Cacapon had a post office and railroad service
 
Green Spring Furnace (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 120 people
 - Green Spring Furnace had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hancock   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shady Grove
 - Hancock had railroad service and no post office
 
Hancock (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 815 people (with 1,548 people in 2017)
 - Hancock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hedgesville   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 448 people (with 314 people in 2017)
 - Hedgesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holton   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shady Grove
 - Holton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Indian Springs (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 240 people
 - Indian Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jones Springs   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 74 people
 - Jones Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Georgetown   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Little Georgetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Mountain   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - North Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
Plum Run (PA)   (Fulton County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Plum Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ridersville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Ridersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sir Johns Run   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Sir Johns Run had a post office and railroad service
 
Sleepy Creek   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Sleepy Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Spring Mills   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Spring Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stotlers Crossroads   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shady Grove
 - Stotlers Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylvan (PA)   (Franklin County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 190 people
 - Sylvan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warfordsburg (PA)   (Fulton County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shady Grove
 - 1895 population of 67 people
 - Warfordsburg 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 Shady Grove, 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 Shady Grove. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shady Grove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shady Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6376, Longitude: -78.1511     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shady Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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