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1890 Communities Near Summit Point ...

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 Summit Point had a population of 176 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Aldridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Summit Point
 - Aldridge had railroad service and no post office
 
Berryville (VA)   (Clarke County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 1,215 people (with 4,304 people in 2016)
 - Berryville had a post office and railroad service
 
Briggs (VA)   (Clarke County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Briggs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brucetown (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 338 people
 - Brucetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bunker Hill   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Bunker Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Charles Town   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 2,287 people (with 5,945 people in 2016)
 - Charles Town had a post office and railroad service
 
Clear Brook (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Clear Brook had a post office and railroad service
 
Darkesville   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 288 people
 - Darkesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Duffields   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Duffields had a post office and railroad service
 
Gaylord (VA)   (Clarke County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Gaylord had a post office and railroad service
 
Grimes (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Summit Point
 - Grimes had a post office and no railroad service
 
Halltown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Halltown had a post office and railroad service
 
Inwood   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Summit Point
 - Inwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Kabletown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Kabletown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kearneysville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Summit Point
 - Kearneysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leetown   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Leetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Middleway   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 372 people
 - Middleway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 205 people
 - Millville had a post office and railroad service
 
Rest (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Rest had a post office and railroad service
 
Ridgeway   (Berkeley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Summit Point
 - Ridgeway had a post office and railroad service
 
Rippon   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Rippon had a post office and railroad service
 
Shenandoah Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Shenandoah Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Stephenson (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Stephenson had a post office and railroad service
 
Wadesville (VA)   (Clarke County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Wadesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Wheatland   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Summit Point
 - Wheatland had a post office and railroad service
 
White Hall (VA)   (Frederick County (VA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Summit Point
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - White Hall 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 Summit Point, 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 beginning in Summit Point. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Summit Point) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summit Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2495, Longitude: -77.9586     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Summit Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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