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Nearest Communities to Missouri Valley, By-County ...

The purpose of this page is to identify those communities that are closest to Missouri Valley, on a County-by-County basis. To explain further, let's use the example from the Genealogy Helper Page for Missouri Valley:

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small city in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

When doing our research, we make it a practice to expand our search by looking in neighboring counties in addition to the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't checked the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Missouri Valley and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<1>

If you're researching your genealogy, we hope that the following following information helps.



Missouri Valley is located in Harrison County.

The following 6 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Harrison County: Crawford, Monona, Pottawattamie, Shelby, Burt (NE) & Washington (NE).

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 199 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Missouri Valley. Of these communities, 173 are located in counties other than Harrison County.

We usually exclude communities when we still need to verify their location,<2> but for the purpose of this page, we have included the unverified ('unver') and historic ('hist') communities.

After starting with the home county for Missouri Valley (which is Harrison County), we list the counties in alphabetical order and for each of those counties, the closest communities are listed in order of their distance from Missouri Valley. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

Skip ahead to:

Crawford CountyShelby CountyDouglas County (NE)
Mills CountyBurt County (NE)Sarpy County (NE)
Monona CountyCass County (NE)Saunders County (NE)
Pottawattamie CountyDodge County (NE)Washington County (NE)


Harrison County     (The county where Missouri Valley resides)
 
County Website: www.harrisoncountyia.org/
County Seat for Harrison:   Logan
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Euclid (Unver)     [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Findley (Unver)     [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
California Junction     [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Calhoun (Unver)     [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
Orton (Unver)     [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Beebeetown (Unver)     [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Modale     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Logan     [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Magnolia     [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Crisp (Unver)     [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hard Scratch (Unver)     [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Echo (Unver)     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Willett (Unver)     [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mondamin     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Union Burg (Hist)     [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Orson (Unver)     [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Woodbine     [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Yorkshire (Unver)     [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Persia     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Allen (Unver)     [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Little Sioux     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Pisgah     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
River Sioux (Unver)     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Magill (Unver)     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Baird (Unver)     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Dunlap     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
 
 

Crawford County
 
County Website: www.crawfordcounty.org/
County Seat for Crawford:   Denison
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crawford County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Haley (Unver)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dow City     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bell (Unver)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Arion     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Buck Grove     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Kenwood (Unver)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Berne (Unver)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Charter Oak     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Astor (Unver)     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Kimze (Unver)     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sunset Village     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Mills County
 
County Website: www.millscoia.us/
County Seat for Mills:   Glenwood
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mills County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Mineola     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Folsom (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hentons (Hist)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Silver City     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Pacific City     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Glenwood     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Balfour (Unver)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Mills (Unver)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pacific Junction     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Henderson     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hillsdale (Unver)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Monona County
 
County Seat for Monona:   Onawa
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monona County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Moorhead     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Blencoe     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Soldier     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Turin     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Onawa     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Castana     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ute     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Kennebec (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Maple Landing (Hist)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Pottawattamie County
 
County Website: www.pottcounty.com/
County Seat for Pottawattamie:   Council Bluffs
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pottawattamie County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Loveland     [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Grable (Unver)     [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ascot (Unver)     [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Honey Creek     [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pigeon (Unver)     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Crescent     [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Clara (Unver)     [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Neola     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Underwood     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Weston (Unver)     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Carter Lake     [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Minden     [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chautauqua (Unver)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gilliatt (Unver)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bentley (Unver)     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
McClelland     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Peter (Unver)     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
York Center (Unver)     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Council Bluffs     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Quick (Unver)     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Dumfries (Unver)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Taylor (Unver)     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Treynor     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Harlan Junction (Hist)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Avoca     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hancock     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Newtown (Hist)     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Iola (Hist)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Oakland     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Carson     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Walnut     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Macedonia     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
 

Shelby County
 
County Website: www.shco.org/
County Seat for Shelby:   Harlan
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Portsmouth     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Shelby     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Tennant     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Panama     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Manteno (Unver)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Westphalia     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Corley     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Earling     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Harlan     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Kirkman     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Defiance     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Jacksonville (Unver)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Rorbeck (Unver)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Irwin     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Red Line (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Burt County (NE)
 
County Seat for Burt:   Tekamah (NE)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Burt County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Tekamah (NE)     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Riverside (NE) (Hist)     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Craig (NE)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Argo (NE) (Hist)     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bertha (NE)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Essen (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Oakland (NE)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Decatur (NE)     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Basford (NE) (Hist)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lyons (NE)     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Cass County (NE)
 
County Website: www.cassne.org/
County Seat for Cass:   Plattsmouth (NE)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cass County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Cullom (NE)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Oreapolis (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cedar Creek (NE)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Plattsmouth (NE)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Louisville (NE)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Mynard (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Dodge County (NE)
 
County Website: www.dodgecounty.ne.gov/
County Seat for Dodge:   Fremont (NE)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dodge County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Telbasta (NE)     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fontanelle (NE)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Nickerson (NE)     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fremont (NE)     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Winslow (NE)     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Inglewood (NE)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Paradise Estates (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hooper (NE)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Uehling (NE)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ames (NE)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Scribner (NE)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Douglas County (NE)
 
County Website: www.co.douglas.ne.us/
County Seat for Douglas:   Omaha (NE)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Douglas County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Briggs (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Beechwood (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Home Park (NE)     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Debolt (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Garden Valley Courts (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
East Omaha (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Bennington (NE)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Irvington (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Omaha (NE)     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Maplewood Estates (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Elk City (NE)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Green Meadows (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Boys Town (NE)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Rellers Park (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
South Omaha (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Omaha Regency (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ralston (NE)     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lane (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
King Lake (NE)     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Elkhorn (NE)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Millard (NE)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Skyline (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Waterloo (NE)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Valley (NE)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mercer (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lake Platte View (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Venice (NE)     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
 

Sarpy County (NE)
 
County Website: www.sarpy.com/
County Seat for Sarpy:   Papillion (NE)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sarpy County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
La Vista (NE)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Avery (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Portal (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bellevue (NE)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gilmore Junction (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gilmore (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Papillion (NE)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rumsey (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Chalco (NE)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Capehart (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fort Crook (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Paradise Park (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fairview (NE) (Hist)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Richfield (NE)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
La Platte (NE)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Gretna (NE)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Springfield (NE)     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Melia (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Plattford (NE) (Hist)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Meadow (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Beacon View (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Linoma Beach (NE)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Saunders County (NE)
 
County Website: www.co.saunders.ne.us/
County Seat for Saunders:   Wahoo (NE)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saunders County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Leshara (NE)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Woodcliff (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Yutan (NE)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Wann (NE)     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mead (NE)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Cedar Bluffs (NE)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Riverside (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Abel (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Colon (NE)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Washington County (NE)
 
County Website: www.co.washington.ne.us/
County Seat for Washington:   Blair (NE)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
De Soto (NE) (Hist)     [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fort Calhoun (NE)     [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Nashville (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Blair (NE)     [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kennard (NE)     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Herman (NE)     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Washington (NE)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Orum (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Arlington (NE)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Admah (NE) (Hist)     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Missouri Valley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Missouri Valley) 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 Missouri Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Missouri Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Missouri Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5583, Longitude: -95.9019     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Missouri Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>Our data comes from many sources and some sources are more dependable than others. When we add communities to our Gazetteer, we try to verify that we have the correct location for the community. We mark a community as 'Unverified' when we aren't confident about our data and want to do further checking.

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.

Since our Gazetteer contains over 100,000 communities, verifying everything is going to take time. If you find an error or can help us to improve our accuracy, please let us know.

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This page was last modified: 27 Aug 2019
By John Hall