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Around Waterloo ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Kansas City. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the west of Waterloo. Kansas City has a population of 495,000 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Overland Park (KS). It is located about 38 miles [ km] to the southwest of Waterloo and has a population of 195,000 people.

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

  • Albany [Ray County]
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    • Albany [Ray County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Waterloo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Bates City [Lafayette County]
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    • Bates City [Lafayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Waterloo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 218 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bates City<4>
  • Buckner [Jackson County]
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    • Buckner [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Waterloo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,022 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buckner have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckner<4>
  • Camden [Ray County]
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    • Camden [Ray County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Waterloo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 188 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camden<4>
  • Fleming [Ray County]
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    • Fleming [Ray County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Waterloo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fleming have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Henrietta [Ray County]
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    • Henrietta [Ray County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Waterloo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 357 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henrietta have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Levasy [Jackson County]
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      • Levasy [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Waterloo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 82 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Levasy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lexington [Lafayette County]
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      • Lexington [Lafayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Waterloo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,534 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<4>
    • Napoleon [Lafayette County]
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      • Napoleon [Lafayette County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Waterloo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 213 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Napoleon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Oak Grove [Jackson County]
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      • Oak Grove [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Waterloo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Grove<4>
    • Odessa [Lafayette County]
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      • Odessa [Lafayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Waterloo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,246 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odessa<4>
    • Orrick [Ray County]
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      • Orrick [Ray County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Waterloo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 804 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orrick have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orrick<4>
    • Richmond [Ray County]
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      • Richmond [Ray County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Waterloo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,653 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<4>
    • Sibley [Jackson County]
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      • Sibley [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Waterloo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sibley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sibley<4>
    • Wellington [Lafayette County]
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      • Wellington [Lafayette County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Waterloo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 805 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellington<4>

For more communities neighboring Waterloo, please visit our County-by-County Page for Waterloo.

Lafayette County ...

Waterloo is located in Lafayette County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lafayette County: Carroll, Jackson, Johnson, Pettis, Ray & Saline.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Waterloo ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Waterloo.

Airports Near Waterloo ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Waterloo and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Waterloo.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Missouri

About Lafayette County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waterloo.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waterloo) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waterloo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1331, Longitude: -94.0344       In this case, the coordinates for Waterloo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Lafayette, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Waterloo), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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