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Note #1: While our information shows that the community of Skiddy is historic,<1> we want to be sure that it has a presence on our Gazetteer. As we gather information about Skiddy, we'll be sure to add our findings.

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Manhattan. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the northeast of where Skiddy would have been located. Manhattan has a population of 56,100 people.<2>

The next largest community is Salina. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the west of Skiddy and has a population of 48,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Skiddy and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>

Community   2012
Abilene   [Map]     6,771   W   23 miles [37 km]
Chapman   [Map]     1,417   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Clay Center   [Map]     4,315   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Council Grove   [Map]     2,160   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Emporia   [Map]     24,958   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Grandview Plaza   [Map]     1,782   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Herington   [Map]     2,493   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]     2,926   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Junction City   [Map]     25,817   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Marion   [Map]     1,878   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Ogden   [Map]     2,169   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rossville   [Map]     1,150   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Saint Marys   [Map]     2,656   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Solomon   [Map]     1,095   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Wamego   [Map]     4,485   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2012
Alta Vista   [Map]     439   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Delavan   [Map]     ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Detroit   [Map]     ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Dwight   [Map]     269   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Enterprise   [Map]     849   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hope   [Map]     361   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kelso   [Map]     ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Latimer   [Map]     20   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lyona   [Map]     ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Navarre   [Map]     ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Parkerville   [Map]     58   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
White City   [Map]     608   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Wilsey   [Map]     152   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Woodbine   [Map]     173   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wreford   [Map]     ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

For more communities neighboring Skiddy, please visit our County-by-County Page for Skiddy.

Morris County ...

Skiddy would have been located within present day Morris County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Morris County: Chase, Dickinson, Geary, Lyon, Marion & Wabaunsee.

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Skiddy no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have two new sections that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Skiddy.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Skiddy. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability 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 Skiddy. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near Skiddy ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Skiddy.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<5>  Location  NFDC<6>
Clay Center Muni.   [Map]     Clay Center  CYW   NNW   40 miles [64.4 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<7> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Skiddy.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Skiddy. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)     Location  NFDC
Clay Center Muni.   [Map]     Clay Center  CYW   NNW   40 miles [64.4 km]

Detailed Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Other Roadside Stops ...

About Kansas

About Morris County

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Although Skiddy is historic, the Panormaio website has a photo collection that might have pictures from the area where Skiddy was located:

Need help with your genealogy? These are excellent websites to visit when searching in and around the area of Skiddy and Morris County:

Cyndi's List for the State of Kansas,
        for Morris County
Family Search for the State of Kansas,
        for Morris County
USGenWeb for the State of Kansas

We have a longer, more detailed list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Skiddy.

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 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 Skiddy, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Skiddy.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts at Skiddy. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Skiddy) 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 Skiddy. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Skiddy

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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<5>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<6>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<7>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Skiddy), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Skiddy.


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