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Our Genealogy Helper for Womer ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Womer (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Womer. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of 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 north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Womer is located in Smith County.

To see how the shape of Kansas' counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Smith County: Jewell, Osborne, Phillips, Rooks, Franklin (NE) & Webster (NE).

Below are the counties that are near Womer. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Womer:

  • Smith County     (The home county of Womer)
    • Bellaire [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellaire
      • Bellaire [Smith County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Womer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellaire
    • Smith Center [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith Center
      • Smith Center [Smith County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,553 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Center
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smith Center<3>
    • Lebanon [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
      • Lebanon [Smith County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 195 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<3>
    • Athol [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athol
      • Athol [Smith County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
    • Kensington [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kensington
      • Kensington [Smith County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 433 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kensington
    • Gaylord [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaylord
      • Gaylord [Smith County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the south of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaylord have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaylord
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaylord<3>
    • Harlan [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harlan
      • Harlan [Smith County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the south of Womer
      • Former name for Harlan:
      • Thompson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harlan
    • Cedar [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar
      • Cedar [Smith County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Cedar:
      • Cedarville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar
    • Claudell [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claudell
      • Claudell [Smith County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Womer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claudell
    • Dispatch [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dispatch
      • Dispatch [Smith County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Womer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dispatch
  • Jewell County
    • Esbon [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Esbon
      • Esbon [Jewell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 91 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esbon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esbon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Esbon<3>
    • Burr Oak [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burr Oak
      • Burr Oak [Jewell County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burr Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burr Oak
    • Mankato [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mankato
      • Mankato [Jewell County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 804 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mankato have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Mankato:
      • Jewell Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mankato
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mankato<3>
    • Webber [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webber
      • Webber [Jewell County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the east of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webber have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webber
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webber<3>
    • Jewell [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jewell
      • Jewell [Jewell County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jewell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jewell
    • Formoso [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Formoso
      • Formoso [Jewell County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 86 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Formoso have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Formoso
  • Mitchell County
    • Cawker City [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cawker City
      • Cawker City [Mitchell County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 426 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cawker City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cawker City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cawker City<3>
    • Glen Elder [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Elder
      • Glen Elder [Mitchell County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Elder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Elder
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Elder<3>
  • Osborne County
    • Portis [Osborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portis
      • Portis [Osborne County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the south of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 92 people
      • Former name for Portis:
      • Bethany
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portis
    • Downs [Osborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downs
      • Downs [Osborne County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the south of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 818 people
      • Former name for Downs:
      • Violet
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downs<3>
    • Osborne [Osborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osborne
      • Osborne [Osborne County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,280 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osborne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Osborne:
      • Penn
      • Osborne has also been known as:
      • Peru
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osborne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osborne<3>
    • Alton [Osborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alton
      • Alton [Osborne County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the south of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 92 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former names for Alton:
      • Bull City
      • Bull's City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alton
  • Phillips County
    • Agra [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agra
      • Agra [Phillips County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 238 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agra
    • Kirwin [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirwin
      • Kirwin [Phillips County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 154 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kirwin<3>
    • Phillipsburg [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillipsburg
      • Phillipsburg [Phillips County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,420 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillipsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Phillipsburg:
      • Phillipsburgh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillipsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phillipsburg<3>
    • Glade [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glade
      • Glade [Phillips County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 89 people
      • Former name for Glade:
      • Marvin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glade
  • Adams County (NE)
    • Holstein [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holstein
      • Holstein [Adams County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the north of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 235 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holstein
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holstein<3>
    • Roseland [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseland
      • Roseland [Adams County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the north of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 263 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseland<3>
    • Ayr [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ayr
      • Ayr [Adams County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 120 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ayr have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ayr
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ayr<3>
  • Clay County (NE)
    • Deweese [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deweese
      • Deweese [Clay County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deweese
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deweese<3>
  • Franklin County (NE)
    • Riverton [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverton
      • Riverton [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 83 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverton<3>
    • Franklin [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 899 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<3>
    • Bloomington [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomington
      • Bloomington [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 96 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomington<3>
    • Macon [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macon
      • Macon [Franklin County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Womer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
    • Campbell [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campbell
      • Campbell [Franklin County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 296 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campbell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campbell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campbell<3>
    • Naponee [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naponee
      • Naponee [Franklin County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the west of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naponee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Naponee<3>
    • Upland [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upland
      • Upland [Franklin County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 132 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Upland<3>
    • Hildreth [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hildreth
      • Hildreth [Franklin County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 348 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hildreth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hildreth<3>
  • Harlan County (NE)
    • Republican City [Harlan County]
    • Huntley [Harlan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntley
      • Huntley [Harlan County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntley
    • Alma [Harlan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alma
      • Alma [Harlan County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the west of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,116 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alma<3>
    • Ragan [Harlan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ragan
      • Ragan [Harlan County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ragan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ragan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ragan<3>
    • Orleans [Harlan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orleans
      • Orleans [Harlan County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 363 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orleans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orleans
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orleans<3>
  • Kearney County (NE)
    • Norman [Kearney County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norman
      • Norman [Kearney County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the north of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 44 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norman<3>
    • Wilcox [Kearney County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilcox
      • Wilcox [Kearney County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 349 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilcox have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilcox
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilcox<3>
    • Minden [Kearney County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minden
      • Minden [Kearney County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the north of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,020 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minden<3>
  • Nuckolls County (NE)
    • Lawrence [Nuckolls County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrence
      • Lawrence [Nuckolls County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 278 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrence<3>
    • Superior [Nuckolls County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Superior
      • Superior [Nuckolls County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the east of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,805 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Superior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Superior
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Superior<3>
    • Nelson [Nuckolls County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nelson
      • Nelson [Nuckolls County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 442 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nelson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nelson<3>
  • Webster County (NE)
    • Inavale [Webster County]
    • Red Cloud [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Cloud
      • Red Cloud [Webster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 895 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Cloud have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Cloud
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Cloud<3>
    • Amboy [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amboy
      • Amboy [Webster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Womer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amboy
    • Pawnee Village [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pawnee Village
      • Pawnee Village [Webster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Womer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pawnee Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pawnee Village
    • Cowles [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowles
      • Cowles [Webster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cowles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowles
    • Guide Rock [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guide Rock
      • Guide Rock [Webster County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 197 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guide Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guide Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guide Rock<3>
    • Bladen [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bladen
      • Bladen [Webster County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 215 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bladen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bladen<3>
    • Blue Hill [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Hill
      • Blue Hill [Webster County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 850 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Hill<3>
    • Rosemont [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosemont
      • Rosemont [Webster County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Womer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosemont

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Womer, see our County-by-County Page for Womer.

Newspapers Published in Womer ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 313 newspapers that have been published in the area around Womer.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Womer, there are papers which were published within 40 miles [64.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Womer.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Womer:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Kansas
    • Stories from Nebraska

Cemeteries Near Womer ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Womer.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Womer covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Eminence Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Eminence Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Eminence Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eminence Cemetery
  • Walnut Creek Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Walnut Creek Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Walnut Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Creek Cemetery
  • Cedar Hill Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cedar Hill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cedar Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Cedar Hill Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Womer.
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  • Oriole Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oriole Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oriole Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Oriole Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Womer.
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  • Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mt. Pleasant Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Womer.
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  • Pleasant Hill Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pleasant Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Pleasant Hill Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Womer.
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    • Fuller Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fuller Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fuller Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Fuller Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Womer.
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    • Gust Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gust Cemetery
      • Gust Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Womer.
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    • Oak Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oak Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oak Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Oak Hill Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Womer.
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    • Webb Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Webb Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Webb Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Webb Hill Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Womer.
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    • Murphy Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Murphy Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Murphy Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Murphy Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Womer.
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    • Stevens Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Stevens Cemetery
      • Stevens Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Womer.
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    • Meade Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Meade Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Meade Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Meade Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Womer.
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    • Pleasant Plains Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pleasant Plains Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pleasant Plains Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pleasant Plains Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Womer.
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    • Pleasant Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pleasant Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pleasant Hill Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Womer.
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Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<4>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Womer had a post office and no railroad service.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Womer, with the one closest to Womer listed first.

  • Womer [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womer
    • Womer [Smith County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Womer
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Womer had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womer
  • Cora [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cora
    • Cora [Smith County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Womer
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 180 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cora had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cora
  • Reamsville [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reamsville
    • Reamsville [Smith County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Womer
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 160 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Reamsville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reamsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Reamsville:
    • Beaver
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reamsville
  • Riverton [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverton
    • Riverton [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Womer
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 389 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 83 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Riverton had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverton<3>
  • Inavale [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inavale
    • Inavale [Webster County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Womer
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 158 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Inavale had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inavale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inavale<3>
  • Bellaire [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellaire
    • Bellaire [Smith County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Womer
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bellaire had a post office and railroad service
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    • Red Cloud [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Cloud
      • Red Cloud [Webster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Womer
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,839 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 895 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Red Cloud had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Cloud have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Cloud
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Cloud<3>
    • Smith Center [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith Center
      • Smith Center [Smith County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Womer
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 767 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,553 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Smith Center had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Center
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smith Center<3>
    • Lebanon [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
      • Lebanon [Smith County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Womer
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 301 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 195 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Lebanon had a post office and railroad service
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<3>
    • Franklin [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Womer
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 556 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 899 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Franklin had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<3>
    • Amboy [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amboy
      • Amboy [Webster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Womer
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 32 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Amboy had railroad service and no post office
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    • Northbranch [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northbranch
      • Northbranch [Jewell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Womer
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Northbranch had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northbranch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Northbranch:
      • North Branch
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northbranch
    • Athol [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athol
      • Athol [Smith County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Athol had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
    • Esbon [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Esbon
      • Esbon [Jewell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Womer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 91 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Esbon had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esbon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esbon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Esbon<3>
    • Cowles [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowles
      • Cowles [Webster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Womer
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 310 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Cowles had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cowles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowles

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Womer. See our List of 1890's Communities around Womer.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Womer ...

While our initial data about Womer came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Womer in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Womer.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Note for Womer:
Services available in 1895: no Railroad mentioned

Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Womer. See our Misc Page for Womer for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Kansas

About Smith County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 from Point A (ie- Womer) 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 Womer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WomerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Womer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9736, Longitude: -98.7105    
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Womer, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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