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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 Victor, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Victor 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 Victor:
    • 39.454207, -91.829331
    • 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 Victor
  • 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 Victor ...

We have found 35 communities that share the name Victor.

Within Missouri, the name Victor is unique.

Beyond Missouri, we know of another 35 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 35 communities, 34 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Independence 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 Arkansas community of Victor [Independence County].
      • Pope County
      • This Victor is located in Pope County and lies 270 miles [434.5 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pope County community of Victor.
    • California
      • San Bernardino 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 California community of Victor [San Bernardino County].
      • San Joaquin County
      • This Victor is located in San Joaquin County and lies 1,576 miles [2,536.3 km]<2> to the west of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Joaquin County community of Victor.
      • Shasta County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Shasta County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shasta County community of Victor.
    • Colorado
      • Teller County
      • This Victor is located in Teller County and lies 714 miles [1,149.1 km]<2> to the west of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Teller County community of Victor.
    • Florida
      • Pinellas County
      • This Victor is located in Pinellas County and lies 935 miles [1,504.7 km]<2> to the southeast of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pinellas County community of Victor.
    • Idaho
      • Teton County
      • This Victor is located in Teton County and lies 1,034 miles [1,664.1 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Teton County community of Victor.
    • Illinois
      • DeKalb 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 Illinois community of Victor [DeKalb County].
    • Indiana
      • Monroe County
      • This Victor is located in Monroe County and lies 281 miles [452.2 km]<2> to the east of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Victor.
    • Iowa
      • Iowa County
      • This Victor is located in Iowa County and lies 159 miles [255.9 km]<2> to the north of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Iowa County community of Victor.
    • Kansas
      • Mitchell County
      • This Victor is located in Mitchell County and lies 344 miles [553.6 km]<2> to the west of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mitchell County community of Victor.
      • Osborne County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Osborne County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Osborne County community of Victor.
    • Manitoba
      • This Victor lies 891 miles [1,433.9 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
    • Maryland
      • Somerset 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 Maryland community of Victor [Somerset County].
    • Michigan
      • Clinton 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 Michigan community of Victor [Clinton County].
    • Minnesota
      • Wright 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 Minnesota community of Victor [Wright County].
    • Mississippi
      • Bolivar County
      • This Victor is located in Bolivar County and lies 395 miles [635.7 km]<2> to the south of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bolivar County community of Victor.
    • Montana
      • Ravalli County
      • This Victor is located in Ravalli County and lies 1,221 miles [1,965 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ravalli County community of Victor.
    • New Mexico
      • Socorro County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Socorro County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Socorro County community of Victor.
    • New York
      • Ontario County
      • This Victor is located in Ontario County and lies 786 miles [1,264.9 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ontario County community of Victor.
    • Ohio
      • Scioto 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 Ohio community of Victor [Scioto County].
    • Oklahoma
      • Le Flore County
      • This Victor is located in Le Flore County and lies 349 miles [561.7 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Le Flore County community of Victor.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Clearfield County
      • This Victor is located in Clearfield County and lies 722 miles [1,161.9 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clearfield County community of Victor.
    • South Carolina
      • Spartanburg 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 South Carolina community of Victor [Spartanburg County].
    • South Dakota
      • Davison 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 South Dakota community of Victor [Davison County].
      • Roberts County
      • This Victor is located in Roberts County and lies 510 miles [820.8 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roberts County community of Victor.
    • Texas
      • Erath County
      • This Victor is located in Erath County and lies 624 miles [1,004.2 km]<2> to the southwest of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Erath County community of Victor.
      • Harris County
      • This Victor is located in Harris County and lies 685 miles [1,102.4 km] to the south southwest of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harris County community of Victor.
    • Utah
      • Emery 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 Utah community of Victor [Emery County].
    • Washington
      • Mason County
      • This Victor is located in Mason County and lies 1,634 miles [2,629.7 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mason County community of Victor.
      • Whatcom County
      • This Victor is located in Whatcom County and lies 1,635 miles [2,631.3 km] to the northwest of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Whatcom County community of Victor.
    • West Virginia
      • Fayette County
      • This Victor is located in Fayette County and lies 585 miles [941.5 km]<2> to the east of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Victor.
      • Kanawha County
      • This Victor is located in Kanawha County and lies 562 miles [904.5 km] to the east of the Victor that is located in Monroe County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kanawha County community of Victor.
      • Wood 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 West Virginia community of Victor [Wood County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Victor ...

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.

  • Buzzards Roost [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buzzards Roost
    • Buzzards Roost [Monroe County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Victor
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buzzards Roost have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buzzards Roost
  • Clapper [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clapper
    • Clapper [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Victor
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clapper have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clapper
  • Florida [Monroe County]
  • Greenlawn [Ralls County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenlawn
    • Greenlawn [Ralls County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Victor
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenlawn
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Indian Creek [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Creek
      • Indian Creek [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Victor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Creek
    • Joanna [Ralls County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joanna
      • Joanna [Ralls County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Victor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joanna have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joanna
    • Paris [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paris
      • Paris [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Victor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,167 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paris have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paris<5>
    • Shaver Ford [Ralls County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shaver Ford
      • Shaver Ford [Ralls County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Victor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaver Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Stoutsville [Monroe County]

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 Victor. 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 ...
    • Jane Darwell     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Palmyra (Missouri) on Wednesday August 13, 1879 and died in Woodland Hills (California) on Sunday August 13, 1967 at the age of 88. She is buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Palmyra is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Victor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jane Darwell<6>
    • Jim Dooley     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Stoutsville (Missouri) on Saturday February 8, 1930 and died in Lake Forest (Illinois) on Tueday January 8, 2008 at the age of 77. He is buried at Rosehill Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Stoutsville is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north of Victor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jim Dooley<6>
    • Mark Twain     (Author, humorist)
      • Author, humorist. He was born in Florida (Missouri) on Monday November 30, 1835 and died in Redding (Connecticut) on Thursday April 21, 1910 at the age of 74. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Chemung County, New York).
      • Florida is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast of Victor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mark Twain<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Paris, which is the Seat of Monroe County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west. If you could walk a straight line from Victor to Paris, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Jefferson City, which is the State Capital of Missouri, lies 63 miles [101.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 791 miles [1,273 km] to the east (E). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 45 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,455 miles [10,388.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,196 miles [11,580.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,080 miles [8,175.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Missouri

About Monroe County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Victor. 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 Victor 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- Victor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Victor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4542, Longitude: -91.8293       In this case, the coordinates for Victor 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 Victor, 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 Victor 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 317.187 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.15 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.242 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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