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1890 Communities Near Shatto ...

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

Angerona   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shatto
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Angerona had a post office and railroad service
 
Belgrove   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shatto
 - Belgrove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Shatto
 - Clarence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottageville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shatto
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shatto
 - Edgar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evans   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shatto
 - Evans had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairplain   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shatto
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Fairplain had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flatfork   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shatto
 - Flatfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gay   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shatto
 - Gay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Given   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shatto
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Given had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hereford   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shatto
 - 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shatto
 - 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shatto
 - Huntsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kenna   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Shatto
 - 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 Shatto
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Kentuck had a post office and no railroad service
 
LeRoy   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shatto
 - LeRoy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liverpool   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shatto
 - Liverpool had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louther   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Shatto
 - Louther had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marshall   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shatto
 - Marshall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadowdale   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Shatto
 - 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 Northwest (NNW) from Shatto
 - Mentor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Odaville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Shatto
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Odaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parchment Valley   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shatto
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Parchment Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peniel   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shatto
 - Peniel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Providence   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Shatto
 - Providence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Knob   (Roane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shatto
 - 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 Shatto
 - Sandyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Silverton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shatto
 - 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 South Southeast (SSE) from Shatto
 - 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 Shatto, 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 beginning in Shatto. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shatto) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shatto. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7901, Longitude: -81.6548     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shatto have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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