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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 Versailles, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Versailles 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 Versailles:
    • 38.433275, -92.845246
    • 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 Versailles
  • 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 Versailles ...

We have found ten communities that share the name Versailles.

Within Missouri, the name Versailles is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Connecticut
      • New London County
      • This Versailles is located in New London County and lies 1,119 miles [1,800.9 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Versailles that is located in Morgan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Versailles
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New London County community of Versailles.
    • Illinois
      • Brown County
      • This Versailles is located in Brown County and lies 154 miles [247.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Versailles that is located in Morgan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Versailles
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Brown County community of Versailles.
    • Indiana
      • Ripley County
      • This Versailles is located in Ripley County and lies 410 miles [659.8 km]<1> to the east of the Versailles that is located in Morgan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Versailles
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ripley County community of Versailles.
    • Kentucky
      • Woodford County
      • This Versailles is located in Woodford County and lies 440 miles [708.1 km]<1> to the east of the Versailles that is located in Morgan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Versailles
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Woodford County community of Versailles.
    • Louisiana
      • Saint Bernard Parish
      • This Versailles is located in Saint Bernard Parish and lies 608 miles [978.5 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Versailles that is located in Morgan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Versailles
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Bernard Parish community of Versailles.
    • New York
      • Cattaraugus County
      • This Versailles is located in Cattaraugus County and lies 779 miles [1,253.7 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Versailles that is located in Morgan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Versailles
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cattaraugus County community of Versailles.
    • Ohio
      • Darke County
      • This Versailles is located in Darke County and lies 463 miles [745.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Versailles that is located in Morgan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Versailles
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Darke County community of Versailles.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Allegheny County
      • This Versailles is located in Allegheny County and lies 705 miles [1,134.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Versailles that is located in Morgan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Versailles
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allegheny County community of Versailles.
    • Quebec
      • This Versailles lies 1,116 miles [1,796 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Versailles that is located in Morgan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Versailles
    • Tennessee
      • Rutherford County
      • This Versailles is located in Rutherford County and lies 394 miles [634.1 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Versailles that is located in Morgan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Versailles
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rutherford County community of Versailles.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Versailles ...

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.

  • Crest [Benton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crest
    • Crest [Benton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Versailles
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crest
  • Florence [Morgan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
    • Florence [Morgan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Versailles
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
  • Four Seasons [Camden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Four Seasons
    • Four Seasons [Camden County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Versailles
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,294 people
    • Four Seasons has also been known as:
    • Village of Four Seasons
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Four Seasons
  • High Point [Moniteau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Point
    • High Point [Moniteau County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Versailles
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for High Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Point
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    • Lake Creek [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Creek
      • Lake Creek [Benton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Versailles
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Creek
    • Lake Ozark [Miller County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Ozark
      • Lake Ozark [Miller County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Versailles
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,828 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Ozark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Ozark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Ozark<3>
    • Marvin [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marvin
      • Marvin [Morgan County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Versailles
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marvin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marvin
    • Mount Pleasant [Miller County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Miller County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Versailles
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Pleasant Mount [Miller County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Mount
      • Pleasant Mount [Miller County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Versailles
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Mount have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Mount
    • Riverview [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverview
      • Riverview [Morgan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Versailles
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverview
    • Rocky Mount [Miller County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Mount
      • Rocky Mount [Miller County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Versailles
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Mount have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Mount
    • Sunrise Beach [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunrise Beach
      • Sunrise Beach [Camden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Versailles
      • Estimated population in 2019: 542 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunrise Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunrise Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunrise Beach<3>

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 Versailles. 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 ...
    • Lucille Drew     (Screenwriter, actress)
      • Screenwriter, actress. She was born in Sedalia (Missouri) on Friday April 18, 1890 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Tueday November 3, 1925 at the age of 35. She is buried at Crown Hill Cemetery (Pettis County, Missouri).
      • Sedalia is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of Versailles.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lucille Drew<4>
    • Zack 'Buck' Wheat     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Hamilton (Missouri) on Wednesday May 23, 1888 and died in Sedalia (Missouri) on Saturday March 11, 1972 at the age of 83. He is buried at Forest Hill & Calvary Cemetery (Jackson County, Missouri).
      • Sedalia is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of Versailles.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Zack 'Buck' Wheat<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Jefferson City, which is the State Capital of Missouri, lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could walk a straight line from Versailles to Jefferson City, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 851 miles [1,369.6 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 34 days and walking would take 49 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,544 miles [10,531.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,284 miles [11,722.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,168 miles [8,317.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Missouri

About Morgan County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Versailles. 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Versailles) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Versailles. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Versailles

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Versailles. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4333, Longitude: -92.8452       In this case, the coordinates for Versailles have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<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 Versailles 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 317.818 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.742 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.948 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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