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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Union City, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Union City and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Union City:
    • 36.978945, -93.465748
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Union City
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Union City ...

We have found 22 communities that share the name Union City.

There is one other community in Missouri which is also named Union City.

Beyond Missouri, we know of another 21 communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Located In Missouri ...
    • Atchison County
      • Although located in Atchison County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Atchison County community of Union City.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Johnson County
      • This Union City is located in Johnson County and lies 103 miles [165.8 km]<1> to the south of the Union City that is located in Stone County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Johnson County community of Union City.
    • California
      • Alameda County
      • This Union City is located in Alameda County and lies 1,564 miles [2,517 km]<1> to the west of the Union City that is located in Stone County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Alameda County community of Union City.
    • Connecticut
      • New Haven County
      • This Union City is located in New Haven County and lies 1,132 miles [1,821.8 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Union City that is located in Stone County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New Haven County community of Union City.
    • Florida
      • Jackson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Florida community of Union City [Jackson County].
    • Georgia
      • Fulton County
      • This Union City is located in Fulton County and lies 553 miles [890 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Union City that is located in Stone County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fulton County community of Union City.
    • Indiana
      • Randolph County
      • This Union City is located in Randolph County and lies 516 miles [830.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Union City that is located in Stone County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Randolph County community of Union City.
    • Kansas
      • Cloud County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Union City [Cloud County].
      • Dickinson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Union City [Dickinson County].
      • Jefferson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Union City [Jefferson County].
      • Rice County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Union City [Rice County].
      • Sedgwick County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Union City [Sedgwick County].
      • Sumner County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Union City [Sumner County].
    • Kentucky
      • Edmonson County
      • This Union City is located in Edmonson County and lies 407 miles [655 km]<1> to the east of the Union City that is located in Stone County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Edmonson County community of Union City.
      • Madison County
      • This Union City is located in Madison County and lies 511 miles [822.4 km] to the east of the Union City that is located in Stone County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Union City.
    • Michigan
      • Branch County
      • This Union City is located in Branch County and lies 565 miles [909.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Union City that is located in Stone County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Branch County community of Union City.
    • New Jersey
      • Hudson County
      • This Union City is located in Hudson County and lies 1,074 miles [1,728.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Union City that is located in Stone County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hudson County community of Union City.
    • Ohio
      • Darke County
      • This Union City is located in Darke County and lies 517 miles [832 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Union City that is located in Stone County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Darke County community of Union City.
    • Oklahoma
      • Canadian County
      • This Union City is located in Canadian County and lies 270 miles [434.5 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Union City that is located in Stone County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Canadian County community of Union City.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Erie County
      • This Union City is located in Erie County and lies 800 miles [1,287.5 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Union City that is located in Stone County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Erie County community of Union City.
    • Tennessee
      • Obion County
      • This Union City is located in Obion County and lies 247 miles [397.5 km]<1> to the east of the Union City that is located in Stone County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Obion County community of Union City.
    • West Virginia
      • McDowell County
      • This Union City is located in McDowell County and lies 642 miles [1,033.2 km]<1> to the east of the Union City that is located in Stone County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the McDowell County community of Union City.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Union City ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Clever [Christian County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clever
    • Clever [Christian County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Union City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,770 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clever have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clever
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clever<4>
  • Crane [Stone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crane
    • Crane [Stone County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Union City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,357 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crane have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crane<4>
  • Griffin [Christian County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffin
    • Griffin [Christian County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Union City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Griffin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Jamesville [Stone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamesville
    • Jamesville [Stone County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Union City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamesville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamesville
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Marionville [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marionville
      • Marionville [Lawrence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Union City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,181 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marionville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marionville<4>
    • Possum Trot [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Possum Trot
      • Possum Trot [Stone County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Union City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Possum Trot have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Possum Trot
    • Quail [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail
      • Quail [Stone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Union City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail
    • Republic [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Republic
      • Republic [Greene County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Union City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,938 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Republic have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Republic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Republic<4>
    • School [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for School
      • School [Stone County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Union City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for School have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on School

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Union City. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • View Our List ...
    • Aaron Dale Allston     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Corsicana (Texas) on Thursday December 8, 1960 and died in Springfield (Missouri) on Thursday February 27, 2014 at the age of 53. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Navarro County, Texas).
      • Springfield is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Union City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Aaron Dale Allston<5>
    • Buddy Baker     (Composer)
    • Kate 'Ma' Barker     (Crime figure)
      • Crime figure. She was born in Ash Grove (Missouri) on Wednesday October 8, 1873 and died in Ocklawaha (Florida) on Wednesday January 16, 1935 at the age of 61.
      • Ash Grove is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Union City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kate 'Ma' Barker<5>
    • Lloyd William Barker     (Crime figure)
      • Crime figure. He was born in Aurora (Missouri) on Wednesday March 16, 1898 and died on Friday March 18, 1949 at the age of 51. He is buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Adams County, Colorado).
      • Aurora is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the west of Union City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lloyd William Barker<5>
    • Dorothy Ann 'Dottie' Dillard     (Singer)
      • Singer. She was born in Springfield (Missouri) on Friday August 3, 1923 and died in Springfield (Missouri) on Wednesday May 6, 2015 at the age of 91. She is buried at Maple Park Cemetery (Greene County, Missouri).
      • Springfield is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Union City.
      • Springfield is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Union City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dorothy Ann 'Dottie' Dillard<5>
    • Vito Genovese     (Crime figure)
      • Crime figure. He was born in Roccaraionola (Italy) on Sunday November 21, 1897 and died in Springfield (Missouri) on Friday February 14, 1969 at the age of 71. He is buried at St. John RC Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • Springfield is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Union City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vito Genovese<5>
    • Al 'Lefty' Gerheauser     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Sunday June 24, 1917 and died in Springfield (Missouri) on Sunday May 28, 1972 at the age of 54. He is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Jasper County, Missouri).
      • Springfield is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Union City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Al 'Lefty' Gerheauser<5>
    • John Gotti     (Crime figure)
      • Crime figure. He was born in New York (New York) on Sunday October 27, 1940 and died in Springfield (Missouri) on Monday June 10, 2002 at the age of 61. He is buried at St. John RC Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • Springfield is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Union City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Gotti<5>
    • Herman W. Keiser     (Professional Golf)
      • Professional Golf. He was born in Springfield (Missouri) on Wednesday October 7, 1914 and died in Akron (Ohio) on Wednesday December 24, 2003 at the age of 89. He is buried at Lakewood Cemetery (Summit County, Ohio).
      • Springfield is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Union City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Herman W. Keiser<5>
    • Frederick 'Freddy' Leach     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Springfield (Missouri) on Tueday November 23, 1897 and died in Hagerman (Idaho) on Thursday December 10, 1981 at the age of 84. He is buried at Hagerman Cemetery (Gooding County, Idaho).
      • Springfield is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Union City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frederick 'Freddy' Leach<5>
    • John Sherman 'Sherm' Lollar     (Major League Baseball)
    • James Ellsworth 'Jim' Lowe     (Singer, songwriter)
    • Arnold Malcom 'Mickey' Owen     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Nixa (Missouri) on Tueday April 4, 1916 and died in Mount Vernon (Missouri) on Wednesday July 13, 2005 at the age of 89.
      • Nixa is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Union City.
      • Mount Vernon is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest of Union City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arnold Malcom 'Mickey' Owen<5>

How Far From Union City to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Union City to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Union City and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Galena, which is the Seat of Stone County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south. If you could walk a straight line from Union City to Galena, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Jefferson City, which is the State Capital of Missouri, lies 130 miles [209.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 903 miles [1,453.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 36 days and walking would take 52 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,641 miles [10,687.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,379 miles [11,875.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,261 miles [8,466.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Missouri

About Stone County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Union City) 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 Union City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Union City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9789, Longitude: -93.4657       In this case, the coordinates for Union City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Union City could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<7>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Union City to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 318.139 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.923 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.52 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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