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Aetna, Kansas

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Welcome to Aetna ...

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

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

Aetna would have been located within present day Barber County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Aetna is 1,630 feet [497 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The location where Aetna once stood is in the (620) area code.

Communities near Aetna ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Buttermilk   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coldwater   [Map]   778   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Forest City - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hardtner   [Map]   162   E   18 miles [29 km]
Lake City   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Medicine Lodge   [Map]   1,901   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]

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

Communities Also Named Aetna ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Aetna - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas (2), Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Tennessee (2).

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

See 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 Aetna. 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 Aetna. 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 Aetna.

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

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aetna - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Aetna) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Aetna. 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 Aetna

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aetna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0859, Longitude: -98.9649     [Map].

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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 Aetna.

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