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1890 Communities Near Stockton ...

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

Ambrosia   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stockton
 - Ambrosia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Angola (OH)   (Gallia County (OH)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Angola was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stockton
 - Angola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Apple Grove   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stockton
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and railroad service
 
Arbuckle   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stockton
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Arbuckle had a post office and railroad service
 
Arlee   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stockton
 - Arlee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baden   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stockton
 - Baden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beech Hill   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stockton
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Beech Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Brighton   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Stockton
 - Brighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Buffalo   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stockton
 - 1895 population of 238 people (with 1,262 people in 2017)
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Clipper Mills (OH)   (Gallia County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Stockton
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Clipper Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Couch   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stockton
 - Couch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eureka (OH)   (Gallia County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stockton
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Eureka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fivemile   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Stockton
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Fivemile had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flatrock   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Stockton
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Flatrock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallipolis   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stockton
 - Gallipolis had railroad service and no post office
 
Gallipolis (OH)   (Gallia County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stockton
 - 1895 population of 4,498 people (with 3,432 people in 2017)
 - Gallipolis had a post office and railroad service
 
Grimms Landing   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stockton
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Grimms Landing had a post office and railroad service
 
Gunville   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Stockton
 - Gunville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henderson   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stockton
 - 1895 population of 128 people (with 263 people in 2017)
 - Henderson had a post office and railroad service
 
Hogsett   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stockton
 - Hogsett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leon   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Stockton
 - 1895 population of 242 people (with 150 people in 2017)
 - Leon had a post office and railroad service
 
Mercers Bottom   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stockton
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Mercers Bottom had a post office and railroad service
 
Pliny   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stockton
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Pliny had a post office and no railroad service
 
Point Pleasant   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stockton
 - 1895 population of 1,853 people (with 4,153 people in 2017)
 - Point Pleasant had a post office and railroad service
 
Rollins   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stockton
 - Rollins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Southside   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stockton
 - Southside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Veranda   (Mason County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Veranda was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Stockton
 - Veranda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wyoma   (Mason County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Stockton
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Wyoma 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 Stockton, 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 stretches from Stockton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stockton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stockton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7506, Longitude: -82.0368     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stockton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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