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Welcome to Ames ...

Ames is located in Cloud County.

When the people of Ames refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Amesite<1>

Ames is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Ames lies within the (785) area code.

Communities Also Named Ames ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Ames - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Ames ...

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

  • Concordia [Cloud County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concordia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concordia
    • Concordia [Cloud County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Ames
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concordia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concordia
  • Clifton [Clay County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clifton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
    • Clifton [Clay County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east of Ames
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clifton
  • Miltonvale [Cloud County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miltonvale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miltonvale
    • Miltonvale [Cloud County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the south of Ames
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miltonvale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Miltonvale
  • Morganville [Clay County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morganville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morganville
    • Morganville [Clay County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Ames
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morganville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cuba [Republic County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba
      • Cuba [Republic County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the north of Ames
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cuba
    • Palmer [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmer
      • Palmer [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Ames
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmer
    • Agenda [Republic County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Agenda have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agenda
      • Agenda [Republic County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Ames
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agenda
    • Aurora [Cloud County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aurora
      • Aurora [Cloud County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest of Ames
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
    • Vining [Clay County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vining have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vining
      • Vining [Clay County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east of Ames
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vining
    • Saint Joseph [Cloud County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joseph
      • Saint Joseph [Cloud County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast of Ames
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph

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 Ames. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ames.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ames. 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 Ames.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ames ...

Looking for more information about Ames? 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.

Looking for more information about Ames? 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 Ames, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ames.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Kansas

About Cloud County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Ames refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Ames may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ames - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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.
<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- Ames) 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 Ames. 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 Ames

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ames. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5694, Longitude: -97.4426    






















 

 

 

 

 


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