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Welcome to Loretta ...

Loretta is located in Rush County<1>.

The community of Loretta was previously named Marienfeld. Before Marienfeld, it was named Illinois. For more information about the names of Loretta, see The Names of Loretta on our Genealogy Page.

Loretta is 2,000 feet [610 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Loretta lies within the (785) area code.

Communities Also Named Loretta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Loretta - they are located in Louisiana, New Mexico, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Loretta ...

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

  • Hays [Ellis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hays
    • Hays [Ellis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Loretta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,744 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hays
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hays<4>
  • La Crosse [Rush County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Crosse
    • La Crosse [Rush County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Loretta
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Crosse have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,232 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Crosse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Crosse<4>
  • Victoria [Ellis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Victoria
    • Victoria [Ellis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Loretta
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Victoria have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,212 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
  • Gorham [Russell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gorham
    • Gorham [Russell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Loretta
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gorham have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gorham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gorham<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Otis [Rush County]
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      • Otis [Rush County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Loretta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otis have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 260 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Otis<4>
    • Bison [Rush County]
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      • Bison [Rush County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Loretta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bison have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bison
    • Schoenchen [Ellis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schoenchen
      • Schoenchen [Ellis County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Loretta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schoenchen have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 205 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schoenchen
    • Albert [Barton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albert
      • Albert [Barton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Loretta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albert have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 164 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albert<4>
    • Rush Center [Rush County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rush Center
      • Rush Center [Rush County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Loretta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rush Center have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 157 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rush Center
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rush Center<4>
    • Olmitz [Barton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olmitz
      • Olmitz [Barton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Loretta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 105 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olmitz
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olmitz<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Loretta ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Loretta. 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 Rush, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Loretta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Loretta) 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 Loretta. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Loretta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loretta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6537, Longitude: -99.1804    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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