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1890 Communities Near Shenandoah Junction ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Shenandoah Junction had a population of 62 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Aldridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Shenandoah Junction
 - Aldridge had railroad service and no post office
 
Antietam (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shenandoah Junction
 - Antietam had a post office and railroad service
 
Bakerton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Shenandoah Junction
 - Bakerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brownsville (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Brownsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Charles Town   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 2,287 people (with 5,957 people in 2017)
 - Charles Town had a post office and railroad service
 
Darkesville   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 288 people
 - Darkesville had a post office and railroad service
 
 - duffields had a post office and railroad service
 
Foltz   (Berkeley County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Foltz was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Shenandoah Junction
 - Foltz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Halltown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Halltown had a post office and railroad service
 
Harpers Ferry   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 958 people (with 281 people in 2017)
 - Harpers Ferry had a post office and railroad service
 
Kabletown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Kabletown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kearneysville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shenandoah Junction
 - Kearneysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knoxville (MD)   (Frederick County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 319 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and railroad service
 
Leetown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Leetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martinsburg   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 7,226 people (with 17,404 people in 2017)
 - Martinsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Middleway   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 372 people
 - Middleway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 205 people
 - Millville had a post office and railroad service
 
Neersville (VA)   (Loudoun County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Neersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandy Hook (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shenandoah Junction
 - Sandy Hook had railroad service and no post office
 
Sharpsburg (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 1,163 people (with 639 people in 2017)
 - Sharpsburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shepherdstown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 151 people (with 1,802 people in 2017)
 - Shepherdstown had a post office and railroad service
 
Summit Point   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Summit Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Swan Pond   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shenandoah Junction
 - Swan Pond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uvilla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shenandoah Junction
 - Uvilla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weverton (MD)   (Washington County (MD))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Weverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Wheatland   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shenandoah Junction
 - Wheatland 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 Shenandoah Junction, 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' distance that begins in Shenandoah Junction. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shenandoah Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shenandoah Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3587, Longitude: -77.8431     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shenandoah Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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