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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 Unity, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Unity and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Unity:
    • 40.391146, -92.255740
    • 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 Unity
  • 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 Unity ...

We have found 36 communities that share the name Unity.

There is one other community in Missouri which is also named Unity.

Beyond Missouri, we know of another 35 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 35 communities, 35 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Missouri ...
    • Jackson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Unity [Jackson County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Coosa County
      • This Unity is located in Coosa County and lies 605 miles [973.7 km]<2> to the southeast of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Coosa County community of Unity.
      • Cullman County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Unity [Cullman County].
      • Tuscaloosa 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 Alabama community of Unity [Tuscaloosa County].
    • Arkansas
      • Ashley County
      • This Unity is located in Ashley County and lies 501 miles [806.3 km]<2> to the south of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ashley County community of Unity.
      • Greene County
      • This Unity is located in Greene County and lies 311 miles [500.5 km] to the south southeast of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greene County community of Unity.
      • Howard County
      • This Unity is located in Howard County and lies 456 miles [733.9 km] to the south southwest of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Howard County community of Unity.
    • Georgia
      • Franklin County
      • This Unity is located in Franklin County and lies 641 miles [1,031.6 km]<2> to the southeast of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Unity.
      • Harris County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Unity [Harris County].
      • Heard County
      • This Unity is located in Heard County and lies 620 miles [997.8 km] to the southeast of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Heard County community of Unity.
    • Idaho
      • Cassia County
      • This Unity is located in Cassia County and lies 1,118 miles [1,799.2 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cassia County community of Unity.
    • Illinois
      • Alexander County
      • This Unity is located in Alexander County and lies 275 miles [442.6 km]<2> to the southeast of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Alexander County community of Unity.
    • Kentucky
      • Boyd County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Unity [Boyd County].
    • Maine
      • Waldo County
      • This Unity is located in Waldo County and lies 1,198 miles [1,928 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Waldo County community of Unity.
    • Maryland
      • Montgomery County
      • This Unity is located in Montgomery County and lies 808 miles [1,300.3 km]<2> to the east of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Unity.
    • Mississippi
      • Attala County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Unity [Attala County].
      • Lee County
      • This Unity is located in Lee County and lies 460 miles [740.3 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lee County community of Unity.
    • Montana
      • Meagher County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Unity [Meagher County].
    • New Hampshire
      • Sullivan County
      • This Unity is located in Sullivan County and lies 1,044 miles [1,680.2 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Unity.
    • North Carolina
      • Mecklenburg County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Unity [Mecklenburg County].
      • Rowan County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Unity [Rowan County].
    • Ohio
      • Adams County
      • This Unity is located in Adams County and lies 475 miles [764.4 km]<2> to the east of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Unity.
      • Columbiana County
      • This Unity is located in Columbiana County and lies 613 miles [986.5 km] to the east of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Columbiana County community of Unity.
    • Oklahoma
      • Texas County
      • This Unity is located in Texas County and lies 568 miles [914.1 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Texas County community of Unity.
    • Oregon
      • Baker County
      • This Unity is located in Baker County and lies 1,345 miles [2,164.6 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Baker County community of Unity.
      • Lane County
      • This Unity is located in Lane County and lies 1,571 miles [2,528.3 km] to the west northwest of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lane County community of Unity.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Allegheny County
      • This Unity is located in Allegheny County and lies 655 miles [1,054.1 km]<2> to the east of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allegheny County community of Unity.
    • Saskatchewan
      • This Unity lies 1,152 miles [1,854 km]<2> to the northwest of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
    • South Carolina
      • Lancaster County
      • This Unity is located in Lancaster County and lies 739 miles [1,189.3 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lancaster County community of Unity.
    • Tennessee
      • Decatur County
      • This Unity is located in Decatur County and lies 409 miles [658.2 km]<2> to the southeast of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Decatur County community of Unity.
      • Overton County
      • This Unity is located in Overton County and lies 461 miles [741.9 km] to the southeast of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Overton County community of Unity.
      • Weakley County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Unity [Weakley County].
    • Texas
      • Lamar County
      • This Unity is located in Lamar County and lies 496 miles [798.2 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lamar County community of Unity.
      • Wilson County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Unity [Wilson County].
    • Virginia
      • Southampton County
      • This Unity is located in Southampton County and lies 863 miles [1,388.9 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Southampton County community of Unity.
    • Wisconsin
      • Marathon County
      • This Unity is located in Marathon County and lies 323 miles [519.8 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Unity that is located in Scotland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marathon County community of Unity.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Unity ...

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.

  • Bible Grove [Scotland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bible Grove
    • Bible Grove [Scotland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Unity
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bible Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bible Grove
  • Clay [Adair County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay
    • Clay [Adair County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Unity
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Edina [Knox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edina
    • Edina [Knox County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the south of Unity
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,124 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edina have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edina<5>
  • Edinburg [Scotland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edinburg
    • Edinburg [Scotland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Unity
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edinburg
  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Energy [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Energy
      • Energy [Scotland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of Unity
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Energy have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Energy
    • Greentop [Schuyler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greentop
      • Greentop [Schuyler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the west of Unity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 459 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greentop
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greentop<5>
    • Hazelville [Knox County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazelville
      • Hazelville [Knox County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Unity
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazelville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Milltown [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milltown
      • Milltown [Knox County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the south of Unity
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milltown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milltown
    • Paultown [Adair County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paultown
      • Paultown [Adair County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the south of Unity
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paultown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Paultown has also been known as:
      • Paulville
    • Pleasant Retreat [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Retreat
      • Pleasant Retreat [Scotland County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Unity
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Retreat have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Retreat
    • Queen City [Schuyler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queen City
      • Queen City [Schuyler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the west of Unity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queen City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queen City
    • Sand Hill [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Hill
      • Sand Hill [Scotland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Unity
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Hill
    • Trinity [Adair County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trinity
      • Trinity [Adair County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Unity
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Unity. 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.

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    • Lester Dent     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in La Plata (Missouri) on Wednesday October 12, 1904 and died in Kirksville (Missouri) on Wednesday March 11, 1959 at the age of 54.
      • La Plata is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Unity.
      • Kirksville is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest of Unity.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lester Dent<6>
    • Geraldine Page     (Oscar winning actress)
      • Oscar winning actress. She was born in Kirksville (Missouri) on Saturday November 22, 1924 and died in New York (New York) on Saturday June 13, 1987 at the age of 62. The body was cremated.
      • Kirksville is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest of Unity.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Geraldine Page<6>

How Far From Unity to ...

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Memphis, which is the Seat of Scotland County and lies just to the Northeast.
    • Jefferson City, which is the State Capital of Missouri, lies 125 miles [201.2 km]<2> to the south (S). If you could drive a straight line from Unity to Jefferson City, with an average speed<7>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 814 miles [1,310 km] to the east (E). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 47 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,423 miles [10,336.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,167 miles [11,534.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,055 miles [8,135.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Unity. 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 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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Unity 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Unity) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Unity. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3911, Longitude: -92.2557       In this case, the coordinates for Unity have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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 Unity, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Unity to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 317.511 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.648 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.241 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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