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Welcome to Acme ...

Acme is located in Clay County<1>.

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

Acme is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Acme is located in the (816) area code.

Adding Acme to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Acme in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Acme elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Acme ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Acme - they are located in Alberta, California, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Acme ...

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

  • Kansas City [Jackson County]
  • Kansas City [Wyandotte County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas City
    • Kansas City [Wyandotte County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Acme
    • Estimated population in 2019: 152,960 people
    • Former name for Kansas City:
    • Wyandotte
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<5>
  • Independence [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
    • Independence [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Acme
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,672 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<5>
  • Leawood [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leawood
    • Leawood [Johnson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Acme
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,727 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leawood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leawood<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Liberty [Clay County]
    • Raytown [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raytown
      • Raytown [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Acme
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,991 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raytown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raytown<5>
    • Prairie Village [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Village
      • Prairie Village [Johnson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Acme
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,295 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Village
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prairie Village<5>
    • Lansing [Leavenworth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansing
      • Lansing [Leavenworth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Acme
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,949 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansing<5>
    • Excelsior Springs [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Excelsior Springs
      • Excelsior Springs [Clay County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Acme
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,731 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Excelsior Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Excelsior Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Excelsior Springs<5>
    • Merriam [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merriam
      • Merriam [Johnson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Acme
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,081 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merriam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Merriam:
      • Glenwood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merriam
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Merriam<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Acme ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Clay County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clay County: www.claycogov.com/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Clay, 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 Acme - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Acme) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acme. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2308, Longitude: -94.5450       In this case, the coordinates for Acme 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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