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Welcome to Aptus ...

Aptus is located in Washington County<1>.

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

Aptus is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Aptus: (573)

Adding Aptus 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 Aptus in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Aptus 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 Aptus on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Aptus ...

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

  • Bonne Terre [Saint Francois County]
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    • Bonne Terre [Saint Francois County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Aptus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,118 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonne Terre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonne Terre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonne Terre<5>
  • De Soto [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Soto
    • De Soto [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Aptus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,345 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Soto
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Soto<5>
  • Potosi [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potosi
    • Potosi [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Aptus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,577 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potosi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potosi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potosi<5>
  • Leadwood [Saint Francois County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leadwood
    • Leadwood [Saint Francois County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Aptus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,165 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leadwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leadwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leadwood<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Irondale [Washington County]
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      • Irondale [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Aptus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 440 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irondale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irondale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irondale<5>
    • Mineral Point [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral Point
      • Mineral Point [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Aptus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 355 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral Point
    • Caledonia [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caledonia
      • Caledonia [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Aptus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 127 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caledonia<5>
    • Miramiguoa Park [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miramiguoa Park
      • Miramiguoa Park [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Aptus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 121 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miramiguoa Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miramiguoa Park
    • Mud Town [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mud Town
      • Mud Town [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Aptus
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mud Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mud Town
    • Theabeau Town [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Theabeau Town
      • Theabeau Town [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Aptus
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Theabeau Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Theabeau Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aptus ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Washington, 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 Aptus - 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- Aptus) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aptus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0403, Longitude: -90.8485       In this case, the coordinates for Aptus 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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