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Hentons, Iowa

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Welcome to Hentons ...

So far, we have found very little information about Hentons. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

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

Hentons would have been located within present day Mills County.

The location of Hentons has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Hentons is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Hentons was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Hentons would have been located in the (712) area code.

Communities near Hentons ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Omaha   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Hentons

Located in Douglas County (NE)

Council Bluffs   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Hentons

Located in Pottawattamie County

Bellevue   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Hentons

Located in Sarpy County (NE)

Papillion   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Hentons

Located in Sarpy County (NE)

La Vista   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Hentons

Located in Sarpy County (NE)

Ralston   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Hentons

Located in Douglas County (NE)

Plattsmouth   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hentons

Located in Cass County (NE)

Glenwood   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hentons

Carter Lake   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Hentons

Located in Pottawattamie County

Springfield   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Hentons

Located in Sarpy County (NE)

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hentons. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hentons. 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 Hentons.

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

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

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hentons - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hentons) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hentons. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0925, Longitude: -95.8331     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hentons have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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