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Welcome to Kanona ...

Although we found mention of Kanona during our research, we have little information about it.<1> We believe that Kanona had a post office at one time. We have done a cursory search and haven't been able to find any evidence that the community still exists.

We've added Kanona to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Kanona, please Contact Us.

Kanona is 2,710 feet [826 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Kanona is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Kanona might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Kanona would be found within the (785) area code.

Communities near Kanona ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2014<4>
Allison   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clayton   [Map]   58   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dresden   [Map]   40   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jennings   [Map]   95   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Leoville   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Norcatur   [Map]   149   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Kanona.

Communities Also Named Kanona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Kanona - it's located in New York.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Kanona.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kanona. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kanona. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kanona.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Kanona:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kanona ...

Looking for more information about Kanona? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Kanona? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Kanona, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Kanona.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Kanona. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around Kanona:

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Kanona and then turned west". While Kanona could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Kanona as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Kanona could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kanona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Kanona. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kanona) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kanona. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kanona

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kanona. The point that we use is located at the coordinates of 39.7967, -100.3899   [Map]. The coordinates we use for Kanona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kanona.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Kanona.


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