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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 Venice, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Venice 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 Venice:
    • 37.207825, -91.399859
    • 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 Venice
  • 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 Venice ...

We have found eighteen communities that share the name Venice.

Within Missouri, the name Venice is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alberta
      • This Venice lies 1,553 miles [2,499.3 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Venice that is located in Shannon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Venice
    • Arkansas
      • Ashley County
      • This Venice is located in Ashley County and lies 290 miles [466.7 km]<1> to the south of the Venice that is located in Shannon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Venice
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ashley County community of Venice.
    • California
      • Los Angeles County
      • This Venice is located in Los Angeles County and lies 1,530 miles [2,462.3 km]<1> to the west of the Venice that is located in Shannon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Venice
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Los Angeles County community of Venice.
    • Colorado
      • Chaffee 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 Colorado community of Venice [Chaffee County].
    • Florida
      • Manatee 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 Venice [Manatee County].
      • Sarasota County
      • This Venice is located in Sarasota County and lies 871 miles [1,401.7 km]<1> to the southeast of the Venice that is located in Shannon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Venice
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sarasota County community of Venice.
    • Illinois
      • Madison County
      • This Venice is located in Madison County and lies 121 miles [194.7 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Venice that is located in Shannon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Venice
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Venice.
    • Kansas
      • Sedgwick 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 Venice [Sedgwick County].
    • Louisiana
      • Plaquemines Parish
      • This Venice is located in Plaquemines Parish and lies 560 miles [901.2 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Venice that is located in Shannon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Venice
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Plaquemines Parish community of Venice.
    • Michigan
      • Shiawassee 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 Michigan community of Venice [Shiawassee County].
    • Nebraska
      • Douglas County
      • This Venice is located in Douglas County and lies 384 miles [618 km]<1> to the northwest of the Venice that is located in Shannon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Venice
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Douglas County community of Venice.
    • New York
      • Cayuga 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 New York community of Venice [Cayuga County].
    • Ohio
      • Butler 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 Ohio community of Venice [Butler County].
      • Erie County
      • This Venice is located in Erie County and lies 545 miles [877.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Venice that is located in Shannon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Venice
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Erie County community of Venice.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Washington County
      • This Venice is located in Washington County and lies 638 miles [1,026.8 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Venice that is located in Shannon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Venice
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Venice.
    • Utah
      • Sevier County
      • This Venice is located in Sevier County and lies 1,124 miles [1,808.9 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Venice that is located in Shannon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Venice
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sevier County community of Venice.
    • Washington
      • Kitsap County
      • This Venice is located in Kitsap County and lies 1,730 miles [2,784.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Venice that is located in Shannon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Venice
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kitsap County community of Venice.
      • Pacific County
      • This Venice is located in Pacific County and lies 1,780 miles [2,864.6 km] to the west northwest of the Venice that is located in Shannon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Venice
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pacific County community of Venice.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Venice ...

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.

  • Delaware [Shannon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delaware
    • Delaware [Shannon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Venice
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delaware have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delaware
  • Eminence [Shannon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eminence
    • Eminence [Shannon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Venice
    • Estimated population in 2019: 578 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eminence have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eminence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eminence<4>
  • Flatwood [Shannon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flatwood
    • Flatwood [Shannon County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Venice
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwood
  • Gang [Shannon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gang
    • Gang [Shannon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Venice
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gang have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gang
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    • House Hollow [Shannon County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for House Hollow
      • House Hollow [Shannon County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Venice
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for House Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Ink [Shannon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ink
      • Ink [Shannon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Venice
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ink have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ink
    • Junction Ferry [Shannon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction Ferry
      • Junction Ferry [Shannon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Venice
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction Ferry
    • Round Spring [Shannon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Spring
      • Round Spring [Shannon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Venice
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Round Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Spring
    • Timber [Shannon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timber
      • Timber [Shannon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Venice
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timber have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timber

How Far From Venice 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 Venice to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Eminence, which is the Seat of Shannon County and lies just to the South Southeast.
    • Jefferson City, which is the State Capital of Missouri, lies 103 miles [165.8 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Venice to Jefferson City, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 4 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 788 miles [1,268.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 45 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,553 miles [10,546 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,286 miles [11,725.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,166 miles [8,313.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Missouri

About Shannon County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Venice. 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Venice) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Venice. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2078, Longitude: -91.3999       In this case, the coordinates for Venice 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 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 Venice 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>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.
<6>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 Venice to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 316.79 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.391 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.515 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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