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1890 Communities Near Shiloh ...

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

Capon Bridge   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the North (N) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 371 people in 2017)
 - Capon Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Capon Springs   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 154 people
 - Capon Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chambersville (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Shiloh
 - Chambersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cold Stream   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Cold Stream had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delray   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Delray had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillons Run   (Hampshire County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dillons Run was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Dillons Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gainesboro (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Gainesboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gore (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shiloh
 - Gore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gravel Springs (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Gravel Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hayfield (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Hayfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hooks Mills   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Hooks Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lebanon Church (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Lebanon Church had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lehew   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shiloh
 - Lehew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marlboro (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Marlboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millbrook   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shiloh
 - Millbrook had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Williams (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shiloh
 - Mount Williams had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Falls (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Mountain Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
North River Mills   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - North River Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opequon (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Opequon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oranda (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shiloh
 - Oranda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasantdale   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Pleasantdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Enon Springs (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Rock Enon Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosenberger (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shiloh
 - Rosenberger had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sedan   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Sedan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wardensville   (Hardy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 261 people in 2017)
 - Wardensville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wheatfield (VA)   (Shenandoah County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Wheatfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitacre (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Shiloh
 - Whitacre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yellow Spring   (Hampshire County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Yellow Spring 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 Shiloh, 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 from Shiloh. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shiloh) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shiloh. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1826, Longitude: -78.4317     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shiloh have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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