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Welcome to America City ...

America City is located in Nemaha County<1>.

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

America City is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: America City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

America City is within the boundaries of the (785) area code.

Adding America City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of America City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for America City was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found America City on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for America City on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near America City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near America City.

  • Holton [Jackson County]
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    • Holton [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of America City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,204 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holton<5>
  • Seneca [Nemaha County]
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    • Seneca [Nemaha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of America City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,079 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca<5>
  • Onaga [Pottawatomie County]
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    • Onaga [Pottawatomie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of America City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 679 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onaga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Onaga<5>
  • Centralia [Nemaha County]
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    • Centralia [Nemaha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of America City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 516 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centralia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centralia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centralia<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wetmore [Nemaha County]
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      • Wetmore [Nemaha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of America City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 361 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wetmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wetmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wetmore<5>
    • Emmett [Pottawatomie County]
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      • Emmett [Pottawatomie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of America City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 187 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmett
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmett<5>
    • Corning [Nemaha County]
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      • Corning [Nemaha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of America City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 162 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corning
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corning<5>
    • Circleville [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Circleville
      • Circleville [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of America City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Circleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Circleville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Circleville<5>
    • Havensville [Pottawatomie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havensville
      • Havensville [Pottawatomie County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of America City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 157 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Havensville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havensville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havensville<5>
    • Netawaka [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Netawaka
      • Netawaka [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of America City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Netawaka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Netawaka

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around America City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for America City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of America City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around America City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around America City. See our Newspapers Page for America City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for America City ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kansas

About Nemaha County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for America City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Nemaha, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around America City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- America City) 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 America City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from America CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in America City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5736, Longitude: -96.0319       In this case, the coordinates for America City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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