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Welcome to Wallace ...

Wallace is located in Buchanan County<1>.

The location of Wallace has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Wallace is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Wallace lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Wallace is within the (816) area code.

Adding Wallace to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Wallace in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Wallace elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wallace on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Wallace ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 48 communities that are also named Wallace - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wallace.

Communities near Wallace ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wallace.

  • Saint Joseph [Buchanan County]
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    • Saint Joseph [Buchanan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Wallace
    • Estimated population in 2019: 74,875 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<5>
  • Leavenworth [Leavenworth County]
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    • Leavenworth [Leavenworth County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Wallace
    • Estimated population in 2019: 35,957 people
    • Former name for Leavenworth:
    • Leavenworth City
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leavenworth<5>
  • Smithville [Clay County]
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    • Smithville [Clay County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Wallace
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,795 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithville<5>
  • Atchison [Atchison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atchison
    • Atchison [Atchison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Wallace
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,476 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atchison<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Platte City [Platte County]
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      • Platte City [Platte County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Wallace
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,955 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Platte City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Platte City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Platte City<5>
    • Country Club [Andrew County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Country Club
      • Country Club [Andrew County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Wallace
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Country Club have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Country Club
    • Weston [Platte County]
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      • Weston [Platte County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Wallace
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,815 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<5>
    • Gower [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gower
      • Gower [Clinton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Wallace
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,454 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gower
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gower<5>
    • Wathena [Doniphan County]
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      • Wathena [Doniphan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Wallace
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,294 people
      • Former name for Wathena:
      • Bryan
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wathena<5>
    • Elwood [Doniphan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elwood
      • Elwood [Doniphan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Wallace
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elwood

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wallace. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wallace.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wallace. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wallace.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wallace. See our Newspapers Page for Wallace.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wallace ...

Looking for more information about Wallace? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Wallace, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wallace.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Missouri

About Buchanan County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Buchanan County: www.co.buchanan.mo.us/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Buchanan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wallace - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Wallace) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wallace. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5553, Longitude: -94.8469       In this case, the coordinates for Wallace have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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