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Welcome to Shady Bend ...

Shady Bend is located in Lincoln County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Shady Bend: Shady Bnd.

Shady Bend is 1,330 feet [405 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Shady Bend: (785)

Communities Also Named Shady Bend ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Shady Bend - it's located in Ohio.

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

Communities near Shady Bend ...

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

  • Minneapolis (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minneapolis
    • Minneapolis lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Shady Bend and is located in Ottawa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,897 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minneapolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minneapolis<5>
  • Lincoln Center (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Center
    • Lincoln Center lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Shady Bend and is located in Lincoln County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,189 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln Center<5>
  • Tescott (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tescott
    • Tescott lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Shady Bend and is located in Ottawa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282 people
    • Former name for Tescott:
    • Tescot
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tescott
  • Brookville (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookville
    • Brookville lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Shady Bend and is located in Saline County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 252 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookville<5>
  • Culver (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Culver
    • Culver lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Shady Bend and is located in Ottawa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Culver
  • Barnard (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnard
    • Barnard lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Shady Bend and is located in Lincoln County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Barnard:
    • Nimrod
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnard
  • Ada (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ada
    • Ada lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Shady Bend and is located in Ottawa County
    • Former name for Ada:
    • Hot Hill
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ada
  • Glendale (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendale
    • Glendale lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Shady Bend and is located in Saline County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale
  • Denmark (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denmark
    • Denmark lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Shady Bend and is located in Lincoln County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denmark
  • Alfmil (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alfmil
    • Alfmil lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Shady Bend and is located in Ottawa County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alfmil

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shady Bend ...

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

Adding Shady Bend to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Shady Bend was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Shady Bend on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Shady Bend

Visit our Community Index for Kansas

About Lincoln County

About Kansas

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shady Bend. 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 Lincoln, 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 Shady Bend - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shady Bend) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shady Bend. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0183, Longitude: -98.0217       In this case, the coordinates for Shady Bend 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.




 

 

 

 

 


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