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Welcome to Astor ...

Astor is located in Greeley County.

The location of Astor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Astor is 3,750 feet [1,143 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Astor is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Astor (for example, toward Sheridan Lake (CO)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Astor is located in the (620) area code.

Communities Also Named Astor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Astor - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Nevada and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Astor ...

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

  • Tribune [Greeley County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tribune have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tribune
    • Tribune [Greeley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Astor
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tribune
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tribune
  • Horace [Greeley County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horace have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horace
    • Horace [Greeley County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east of Astor
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horace
  • Kanco [Greeley County] (Historic)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kanco have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kanco
    • Kanco [Greeley County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west of Astor
  • Selkirk [Wichita County] (Historic)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selkirk have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selkirk
    • Selkirk [Wichita County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Astor
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sheridan Lake [Kiowa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheridan Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheridan Lake
      • Sheridan Lake [Kiowa County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the west of Astor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheridan Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheridan Lake
    • Weskan [Wallace County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weskan have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weskan
      • Weskan [Wallace County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the north of Astor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weskan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weskan
    • Hartman [Prowers County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartman have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartman
      • Hartman [Prowers County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southwest of Astor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartman
    • Leoti [Wichita County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leoti have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leoti
      • Leoti [Wichita County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the east of Astor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leoti
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leoti
    • Arapahoe [Cheyenne County]
    • Water Valley [Kiowa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Water Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Water Valley
      • Water Valley [Kiowa County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km] to the west of Astor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Water Valley

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Astor ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Kansas

About Greeley County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Astor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Astor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Astor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4728, Longitude: -101.9030       In this case, the coordinates for Astor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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