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Nearest Communities to Rossville, By-County ...

The purpose of this page is to identify those communities that are closest to Rossville, on a County-by-County basis. To explain further, let's use the example from the Genealogy Helper Page for Rossville:

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small city in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

When doing our research, we make it a practice to expand our search by looking in neighboring counties in addition to the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't checked the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rossville and not the distance if you drove.<1>

If you're researching your genealogy, we hope that the following following information helps.



Rossville is located in Shawnee County.

The following 6 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Shawnee County: Douglas, Jackson, Jefferson, Osage, Pottawatomie & Wabaunsee.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 154 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Rossville. Of these communities, 128 are located in counties other than Shawnee County.

We usually exclude communities when we still need to verify their location,<2> but for the purpose of this page, we have included the unverified ('unver') and historic ('hist') communities.

After starting with the home county for Rossville (which is Shawnee County), we list the counties in alphabetical order and for each of those counties, the closest communities are listed in order of their distance from Rossville. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Atchison CountyLyon CountyOsage County
Douglas CountyMarshall CountyPottawatomie County
Jackson CountyMorris CountyRiley County
Jefferson CountyNemaha CountyWabaunsee County


Shawnee County     (The county where Rossville resides)
 
County Website: www.co.shawnee.ks.us/
County Seat for Shawnee:   Topeka
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Kansas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shawnee County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Willard     [Map]     S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Grove (Unver)     [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Silver Lake     [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
Valencia (Unver)     [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
Kiro     [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Smiths Ferry (Unver)     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Menoken (Unver)     [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dover     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elmont (Unver)     [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
North Topeka (Unver)     [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Topeka     [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oakland     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Auburn     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Highland Park     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Belmont (Unver)     [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Cullen Village     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Mathews Park (Unver)     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Pauline (Unver)     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Terra Heights (Unver)     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Tecumseh     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lindbloom Park (Hist)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Berryton     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Wakarusa (Unver)     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Spencer (Unver)     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Watson (Unver)     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Richland (Unver)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
 
 

Atchison County
 
County Website: www.atchisoncountyks.org/
County Seat for Atchison:   Atchison
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Kansas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Atchison County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Arrington     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Muscotah     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Effingham     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Douglas County
 
County Website: www.douglas-county.com/
County Seat for Douglas:   Lawrence
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Kansas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Douglas County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Big Springs     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Grover (Unver)     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Stull     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lecompton     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Kanwaka     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Clinton     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lone Star     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lawrence     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Midland     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Globe     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Broken Arrow Park (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Jackson County
 
County Seat for Jackson:   Holton
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Kansas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Delia     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hoyt     [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mayetta     [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Avoca (Hist)     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Birmingham     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Denison     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Holton     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Circleville     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Soldier     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ontario (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Carbon (Hist)     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Larkinburg     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Netawaka     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Whiting     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
 

Jefferson County
 
County Website: www.jfcountyks.com/
County Seat for Jefferson:   Oskaloosa
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Kansas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Meriden     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Grantville     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rock Creek     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Hilldale South     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hilldale     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lake Ridge     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
West Shore     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Indian Ridge     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Newman     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Ozawkie     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Thompsonville     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Lakeside Village     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Medina     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lake Shore     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Valley Falls     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Perry     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Half Mound     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Williamstown     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Dunavant     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Oskaloosa     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Boyle     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Buck Creek (Unver)     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Winchester     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Nortonville     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
McLouth     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Lyon County
 
County Website: www.lyoncounty.org/
County Seat for Lyon:   Emporia
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Kansas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lyon County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Miller     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Admire     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Allen     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Agnes City (Hist)     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bushong     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
 

Marshall County
 
County Seat for Marshall:   Marysville
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Kansas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Nolan (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lillis (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
 

Morris County
 
County Seat for Morris:   Council Grove
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Kansas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morris County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Dwight     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Nemaha County
 
County Seat for Nemaha:   Seneca
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Kansas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nemaha County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
America City     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bancroft (Unver)     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Neuchatel (Unver)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Beckerville (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Wetmore     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Corning     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Goff     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
 

Osage County
 
County Website: www.osageco.org/
County Seat for Osage:   Lyndon
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Kansas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Osage County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Mineral Springs (Unver)     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Carbondale     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Burlingame     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Scranton     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Four Corners (Unver)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Swissvale (Unver)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Peterton (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Overbrook     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Osage City     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lyndon Station (Unver)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Barclay     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Michigan Valley (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vassar     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lyndon     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Pottawatomie County
 
County Website: www.pottcounty.org/
County Seat for Pottawatomie:   Westmoreland
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Kansas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pottawatomie County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Saint Marys     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Belvue     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Emmett     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Saint Clere (Unver)     [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Aikins     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Wamego     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Laclede (Unver)     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Louisville     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Saint George     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Havensville     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Onaga     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Flush (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Swamp Angel (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Duluth (Unver)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Westmoreland     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Wheaton     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Blaine     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fostoria     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Olsburg     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Riley County
 
County Website: www.rileycountyks.gov
County Seat for Riley:   Manhattan
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Kansas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Riley County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Zeandale     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Pillsbury Crossing (Hist)     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bluemont Hill (Unver)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Fairmont     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Manhattan     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Rocky Ford (Unver)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sunset Park (Unver)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Ashland (Hist)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Eureka Lake (Unver)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Elm Hollow Corner (Unver)     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ogden     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Wabaunsee County
 
County Seat for Wabaunsee:   Alma
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Kansas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wabaunsee County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Maple Hill     [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Vera (Unver)     [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Newbury (Unver)     [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Paxico     [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Keene (Unver)     [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
McFarland     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Allendorph (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Alma     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Eskridge     [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hessdale (Unver)     [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Wabaunsee (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bradford (Unver)     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Harveyville     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Wilmington (Unver)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Volland (Unver)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Alta Vista     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Rossville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rossville) 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 Rossville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rossville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rossville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1363, Longitude: -95.9505     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rossville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>Our data comes from many sources and some sources are more dependable than others. When we add communities to our Gazetteer, we try to verify that we have the correct location for the community. We mark a community as 'Unverified' when we aren't confident about our data and want to do further checking.

We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now.

Since our Gazetteer contains over 100,000 communities, verifying everything is going to take time. If you find an error or can help us to improve our accuracy, please let us know.

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