RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Argentine, Kansas

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other KS
Communities

















Welcome to Argentine ...

Argentine is located in Wyandotte County<1>.

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

Argentine was established in 1880.

Argentine is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Argentine: (913)

Adding Argentine to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Argentine elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Argentine on a Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Argentine ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Argentine - they are located in California, Colorado, Michigan, Pennsylvania and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Argentine ...

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

  • Kansas City [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas City
    • Kansas City [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Argentine
    • Estimated population in 2019: 495,327 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<5>
  • Overland Park [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overland Park
    • Overland Park [Johnson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Argentine
    • Estimated population in 2019: 195,494 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overland Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overland Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Overland Park<5>
  • Kansas City [Wyandotte County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas City
    • Kansas City [Wyandotte County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Argentine
    • Estimated population in 2019: 152,960 people
    • Former name for Kansas City:
    • Wyandotte
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<5>
  • Olathe [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olathe
    • Olathe [Johnson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Argentine
    • Estimated population in 2019: 140,545 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olathe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olathe<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Independence [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
      • Independence [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Argentine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 116,672 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<5>
    • Lee's Summit [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lee's Summit
      • Lee's Summit [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Argentine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 99,357 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lee's Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lee's Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lee's Summit<5>
    • Shawnee [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shawnee
      • Shawnee [Johnson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Argentine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 65,807 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawnee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawnee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shawnee<5>
    • Lenexa [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenexa
      • Lenexa [Johnson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Argentine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 55,625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lenexa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenexa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenexa<5>
    • Leawood [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leawood
      • Leawood [Johnson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Argentine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leawood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leawood<5>
    • Liberty [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Clay County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Argentine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 32,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<5>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Argentine. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Argentine.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Argentine ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Kansas Community

About Wyandotte County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wyandotte County: www.wycokck.org/

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 Wyandotte, 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 Argentine - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Argentine) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Argentine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0750, Longitude: -94.6725       In this case, the coordinates for Argentine 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2021