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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 Victoria, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Victoria 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 Victoria:
    • 38.177832, -90.525958
    • 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 Victoria
  • 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 Victoria ...

We have found 42 communities that share the name Victoria.

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

Beyond Missouri, we know of another 41 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 41 communities, 34 are located in the United States and nine are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Missouri ...
    • Daviess County
      • Although located in Daviess County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Daviess County community of Victoria.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Coffee County
      • This Victoria is located in Coffee County and lies 527 miles [848.1 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Coffee County community of Victoria.
    • Alberta
      • We haven't found the location of this community yet.
    • Arkansas
      • Mississippi County
      • This Victoria is located in Mississippi County and lies 169 miles [272 km]<1> to the south of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi County community of Victoria.
      • Union County
      • This Victoria is located in Union County and lies 366 miles [589 km] to the south southwest of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Victoria.
    • British Columbia
      • This Victoria lies 1,778 miles [2,861.4 km]<1> to the northwest of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
    • California
      • San Bernardino County
      • This Victoria is located in San Bernardino County and lies 1,511 miles [2,431.7 km]<1> to the west of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Bernardino County community of Victoria.
    • Florida
      • Lake 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 Victoria [Lake County].
    • Georgia
      • Cherokee County
      • This Victoria is located in Cherokee County and lies 431 miles [693.6 km]<1> to the southeast of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cherokee County community of Victoria.
    • Illinois
      • Cass 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 Illinois community of Victoria [Cass County].
      • Knox County
      • This Victoria is located in Knox County and lies 198 miles [318.7 km]<1> to the north of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knox County community of Victoria.
    • Indiana
      • Greene County
      • This Victoria is located in Greene County and lies 188 miles [302.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greene County community of Victoria.
    • Kansas
      • Ellis County
      • This Victoria is located in Ellis County and lies 467 miles [751.6 km]<1> to the west of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ellis County community of Victoria.
    • Kentucky
      • Hancock 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 Kentucky community of Victoria [Hancock County].
      • Hopkins County
      • This Victoria is located in Hopkins County and lies 175 miles [281.6 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hopkins County community of Victoria.
      • Johnson 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 Kentucky community of Victoria [Johnson County].
    • Louisiana
      • Natchitoches Parish
      • This Victoria is located in Natchitoches Parish and lies 474 miles [762.8 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Natchitoches Parish community of Victoria.
    • Manitoba
      • We haven't found the location of this community yet.
    • Maryland
      • Dorchester County
      • This Victoria is located in Dorchester County and lies 785 miles [1,263.3 km]<1> to the east of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dorchester County community of Victoria.
    • Michigan
      • Ontonagon County
      • This Victoria is located in Ontonagon County and lies 592 miles [952.7 km]<1> to the north of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ontonagon County community of Victoria.
    • Minnesota
      • Carver County
      • This Victoria is located in Carver County and lies 489 miles [787 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carver County community of Victoria.
    • Mississippi
      • Marshall County
      • This Victoria is located in Marshall County and lies 235 miles [378.2 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marshall County community of Victoria.
    • Nebraska
      • Cass 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 Nebraska community of Victoria [Cass County].
    • New Brunswick
      • This Victoria lies 1,415 miles [2,277.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
    • New Jersey
      • Gloucester 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 Jersey community of Victoria [Gloucester County].
    • New Mexico
      • Dona Ana County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Dona Ana County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dona Ana County community of Victoria.
      • Luna County
      • Although located in Luna County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Luna County community of Victoria.
    • New York
      • Chautauqua County
      • This Victoria is located in Chautauqua County and lies 646 miles [1,039.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chautauqua County community of Victoria.
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
      • This Victoria lies 1,975 miles [3,178.5 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Victoria lies 1,465 miles [2,357.7 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
    • Ohio
      • Mercer 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 Victoria [Mercer County].
    • Ontario
      • This Victoria lies 675 miles [1,086.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
    • Pennsylvania
      • Fayette County
      • This Victoria is located in Fayette County and lies 604 miles [972 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Victoria.
    • Prince Edward Island
      • This Victoria lies 1,481 miles [2,383.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
    • South Dakota
      • Lawrence County
      • This Victoria is located in Lawrence County and lies 814 miles [1,310 km]<1> to the northwest of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Victoria.
    • Tennessee
      • Marion County
      • This Victoria is located in Marion County and lies 345 miles [555.2 km]<1> to the southeast of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of Victoria.
    • Texas
      • Limestone County
      • This Victoria is located in Limestone County and lies 575 miles [925.4 km]<1> to the southwest of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Limestone County community of Victoria.
      • Starr County
      • This Victoria is located in Starr County and lies 949 miles [1,527.3 km] to the southwest of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Starr County community of Victoria.
      • Victoria County
      • This Victoria is located in Victoria County and lies 746 miles [1,200.6 km] to the south southwest of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Victoria County community of Victoria.
    • Virginia
      • Lunenburg County
      • This Victoria is located in Lunenburg County and lies 677 miles [1,089.5 km]<1> to the east of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lunenburg County community of Victoria.
      • Rockbridge 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 Virginia community of Victoria [Rockbridge County].
    • West Virginia
      • Preston County
      • This Victoria is located in Preston County and lies 578 miles [930.2 km]<1> to the east of the Victoria that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Preston County community of Victoria.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Victoria ...

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.

  • Cottage Farm [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottage Farm
    • Cottage Farm [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Victoria
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottage Farm have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottage Farm
  • Crystal City [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal City
    • Crystal City [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Victoria
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,700 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal City<5>
  • De Soto [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Soto
    • De Soto [Jefferson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Victoria
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,345 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Soto
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Soto<5>
  • Goldman [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldman
    • Goldman [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Victoria
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldman<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hematite [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hematite
      • Hematite [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Victoria
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hematite have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hematite
    • Herculaneum [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herculaneum
      • Herculaneum [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Victoria
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,138 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herculaneum have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herculaneum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herculaneum<5>
    • Ludwig [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ludwig
      • Ludwig [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Victoria
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludwig have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludwig
    • Mount Freedom [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Freedom
      • Mount Freedom [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Victoria
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Freedom have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Freedom
    • Silica [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silica
      • Silica [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Victoria
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silica have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silica
    • Vineland [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vineland
      • Vineland [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Victoria
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vineland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vineland

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 Victoria. 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 ...
    • Gerty Theresa Radnitz Cori     (Biochemist and Nobel prize recipient)
      • Biochemist and Nobel prize recipient. She was born in Prague (Czech Republic) on Saturday August 15, 1896 and died in Glendale (Missouri) on Saturday October 26, 1957 at the age of 61. She is buried at Bellefontaine Cemetery (Saint Louis City, Missouri).
      • Glendale is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Victoria.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gerty Theresa Radnitz Cori<6>
    • Marianne Craig Moore     (Poet, author, editor)
      • Poet, author, editor. She was born in Kirkwood (Missouri) on Tueday November 15, 1887 and died in New York (New York) on Saturday February 5, 1972 at the age of 84. She is buried at Evergreen Cemetery (Adams County, Pennsylvania).
      • Kirkwood is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Victoria.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marianne Craig Moore<6>
    • Cal Neeman     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Valmeyer (Illinois) on Monday February 18, 1929 and died in Lake Saint Louis (Missouri) on Thursday October 1, 2015 at the age of 86.
      • Valmeyer is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Victoria.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Cal Neeman<6>
    • Frank Wilcox     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in De Soto (Missouri) on Wednesday March 13, 1907 and died in Granada Hills (California) on Sunday March 3, 1974 at the age of 67. He is buried at San Fernando Mission Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • De Soto is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest of Victoria.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Wilcox<6>

How Far From Victoria to ...

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Hillsboro, which is the Seat of Jefferson County and lies just to the North Northwest.
    • Jefferson City, which is the State Capital of Missouri, lies 93 miles [149.7 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could drive a straight line from Victoria to Jefferson City, with an average speed<7>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 most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 729 miles [1,173.2 km] to the east (E). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 29 days and walking would take 42 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,471 miles [10,414.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,206 miles [11,596.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,085 miles [8,183.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcomo.org/

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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Victoria) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Victoria. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1778, Longitude: -90.5260       In this case, the coordinates for Victoria 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 Victoria 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>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 Victoria, 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 Victoria 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 316.269 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.919 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.904 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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