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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 Waterloo, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Waterloo 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 Waterloo:
    • 39.133064, -94.034390
    • 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 Waterloo
  • 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 Waterloo ...

We have found 56 communities that share the name Waterloo.

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

Beyond Missouri, we know of another 55 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 55 communities, 52 are located in the United States and six are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Missouri ...
    • Clark County
      • This Waterloo is located in Clark County and lies 154 miles [247.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clark County community of Waterloo.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Lauderdale County
      • This Waterloo is located in Lauderdale County and lies 439 miles [706.5 km]<1> to the southeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lauderdale County community of Waterloo.
    • Arkansas
      • Nevada County
      • This Waterloo is located in Nevada County and lies 388 miles [624.4 km]<1> to the south of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Nevada County community of Waterloo.
    • British Columbia
      • This community is historichttp://www.waymarking.com/wm/search.aspx?f=1&lat=39.133064&lon=-94.034390&t=6 and we have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for Waterloo.
    • California
      • San Joaquin County
      • This Waterloo is located in San Joaquin County and lies 1,462 miles [2,352.9 km]<1> to the west of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Joaquin County community of Waterloo.
    • Georgia
      • Irwin County
      • This Waterloo is located in Irwin County and lies 789 miles [1,269.8 km]<1> to the southeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Irwin County community of Waterloo.
    • Illinois
      • Monroe County
      • This Waterloo is located in Monroe County and lies 216 miles [347.6 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Waterloo.
    • Indiana
      • DeKalb County
      • This Waterloo is located in DeKalb County and lies 500 miles [804.7 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the DeKalb County community of Waterloo.
      • Fayette County
      • This Waterloo is located in Fayette County and lies 477 miles [767.7 km] to the east of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Waterloo.
      • Johnson County
      • This Waterloo is located in Johnson County and lies 419 miles [674.3 km] to the east of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Johnson County community of Waterloo.
    • Iowa
      • Black Hawk County
      • This Waterloo is located in Black Hawk County and lies 248 miles [399.1 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Black Hawk County community of Waterloo.
    • Kansas
      • Kingman County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Waterloo [Kingman County].
      • Lane County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Waterloo [Lane County].
      • Lyon 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 Kansas community of Waterloo [Lyon County].
    • Kentucky
      • Boone County
      • This Waterloo is located in Boone County and lies 495 miles [796.6 km]<1> to the east of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Boone County community of Waterloo.
      • Pulaski County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Waterloo [Pulaski County].
    • Louisiana
      • Pointe Coupee Parish
      • This Waterloo is located in Pointe Coupee Parish and lies 601 miles [967.2 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pointe Coupee Parish community of Waterloo.
    • Maryland
      • Frederick County
      • This Waterloo is located in Frederick County and lies 878 miles [1,413 km]<1> to the east of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Frederick County community of Waterloo.
      • Howard County
      • This Waterloo is located in Howard County and lies 922 miles [1,483.8 km] to the east of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Howard County community of Waterloo.
      • Saint Mary's County
      • This Waterloo is located in Saint Mary's County and lies 930 miles [1,496.7 km] to the east of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Mary's County community of Waterloo.
    • Michigan
      • Jackson County
      • This Waterloo is located in Jackson County and lies 562 miles [904.5 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Waterloo.
    • Montana
      • Madison County
      • This Waterloo is located in Madison County and lies 1,028 miles [1,654.4 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Waterloo.
    • Nebraska
      • Douglas County
      • This Waterloo is located in Douglas County and lies 190 miles [305.8 km]<1> to the northwest of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Douglas County community of Waterloo.
      • Franklin County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Franklin County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Waterloo.
    • New Hampshire
      • Merrimack County
      • This Waterloo is located in Merrimack County and lies 1,183 miles [1,903.9 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Merrimack County community of Waterloo.
    • New Jersey
      • Monmouth County
      • This Waterloo is located in Monmouth County and lies 1,065 miles [1,714 km]<1> to the east of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monmouth County community of Waterloo.
    • New Mexico
      • Luna County
      • This Waterloo is located in Luna County and lies 912 miles [1,467.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Luna County community of Waterloo.
    • New York
      • Seneca County
      • This Waterloo is located in Seneca County and lies 930 miles [1,496.7 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Seneca County community of Waterloo.
    • North Carolina
      • Union County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Waterloo [Union County].
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Waterloo lies 1,545 miles [2,486.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
    • Ohio
      • Carroll County
      • This Waterloo is located in Carroll County and lies 693 miles [1,115.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carroll County community of Waterloo.
      • Fairfield County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Waterloo [Fairfield County].
      • Franklin County
      • This Waterloo is located in Franklin County and lies 601 miles [967.2 km] to the east of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Waterloo.
      • Hancock County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Hancock County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hancock County community of Waterloo.
      • Lawrence County
      • This Waterloo is located in Lawrence County and lies 621 miles [999.4 km] to the east of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Waterloo.
      • Summit County
      • This community is historic and although located in Summit County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Summit County community of Waterloo.
    • Oklahoma
      • Logan County
      • This Waterloo is located in Logan County and lies 301 miles [484.4 km]<1> to the southwest of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Logan County community of Waterloo.
    • Ontario
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ontario community of Waterloo.
    • Oregon
      • Linn County
      • This Waterloo is located in Linn County and lies 1,518 miles [2,443 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Linn County community of Waterloo.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Bradford County
      • This Waterloo is located in Bradford County and lies 920 miles [1,480.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bradford County community of Waterloo.
      • Franklin County
      • This Waterloo is located in Franklin County and lies 880 miles [1,416.2 km] to the east of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Waterloo.
      • Juniata County
      • This Waterloo is located in Juniata County and lies 870 miles [1,400.1 km] to the east of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Juniata County community of Waterloo.
    • Quebec
      • This Waterloo lies 1,176 miles [1,892.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
    • South Carolina
      • Laurens County
      • This Waterloo is located in Laurens County and lies 739 miles [1,189.3 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Laurens County community of Waterloo.
    • Tennessee
      • Overton County
      • This Waterloo is located in Overton County and lies 506 miles [814.3 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Overton County community of Waterloo.
    • Texas
      • Grayson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Waterloo [Grayson County].
      • Williamson County
      • This Waterloo is located in Williamson County and lies 616 miles [991.4 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Williamson County community of Waterloo.
    • Virginia
      • Alexandria City
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Waterloo [Alexandria City].
      • Arlington 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 Virginia community of Waterloo [Arlington County].
      • Clarke County
      • This Waterloo is located in Clarke County and lies 853 miles [1,372.8 km]<1> to the east of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clarke County community of Waterloo.
      • Fauquier County
      • This Waterloo is located in Fauquier County and lies 865 miles [1,392.1 km] to the east of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fauquier County community of Waterloo.
      • Hanover County
      • This Waterloo is located in Hanover County and lies 917 miles [1,475.8 km] to the east of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hanover County community of Waterloo.
    • Washington
      • Stevens County
      • This Waterloo is located in Stevens County and lies 1,351 miles [2,174.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stevens County community of Waterloo.
      • Walla Walla County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Washington community of Waterloo [Walla Walla County].
    • West Virginia
      • Mason County
      • This Waterloo is located in Mason County and lies 650 miles [1,046.1 km]<1> to the east of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mason County community of Waterloo.
    • Wisconsin
      • Jefferson County
      • This Waterloo is located in Jefferson County and lies 383 miles [616.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Waterloo that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Waterloo.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Waterloo ...

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.

  • Elkhorn [Ray County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhorn
    • Elkhorn [Ray County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Waterloo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkhorn have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhorn
  • Floyd [Ray County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Floyd
    • Floyd [Ray County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Waterloo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Floyd have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Floyd
  • Grain Valley [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grain Valley
    • Grain Valley [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Waterloo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,526 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grain Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grain Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grain Valley<5>
  • Henrietta [Ray County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henrietta
    • Henrietta [Ray County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henrietta
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake City [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake City
      • Lake City [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Waterloo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake City
    • Mayview [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayview
      • Mayview [Lafayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Waterloo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayview have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayview<5>
    • Napoleon [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Napoleon
      • Napoleon [Lafayette County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Napoleon
    • Oak Grove [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
      • Oak Grove [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Grove<5>
    • Pink Hill [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pink Hill
      • Pink Hill [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Waterloo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pink Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pink Hill
    • Six-Mile [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Six-Mile
      • Six-Mile [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Waterloo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Six-Mile have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Six-Mile

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 Waterloo. 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.

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    • Dorothy Abbott     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Kansas City (Missouri) on Thursday December 16, 1920 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Sunday December 15, 1968 at the age of 48. She is buried at Rose Hills Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Kansas City is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Waterloo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dorothy Abbott<6>
    • Harold Kenneth Ashby     (Musician)
    • John Ashley     (Actor, producer, singer)
      • Actor, producer, singer. He was born in Kansas City (Missouri) on Tueday December 25, 1934 and died in New York (New York) on Saturday October 4, 1997 at the age of 62. He is buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Kansas City is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Waterloo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Ashley<6>
    • Ralph Barton     (Cartoonist, illustrator)
      • Cartoonist, illustrator. He was born in Kansas City (Missouri) on Friday August 14, 1891 and died in New York (New York) on Wednesday May 20, 1931 at the age of 39. He is buried at Mt. Moriah Cemetery (Jackson County, Missouri).
      • Kansas City is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Waterloo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ralph Barton<6>
    • Jacob Peter 'Jake' Beckley     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born on Sunday August 4, 1867 and died in Kansas City (Missouri) on Tueday June 25, 1918 at the age of 50. He is buried at Riverside Cemetery (Marion County, Missouri).
      • Kansas City is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Waterloo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jacob Peter 'Jake' Beckley<6>
    • Noah Nicholas Beery, Sr.     (Actor)
    • Wallace Beery     (Oscar winning actor)
    • Robert Russell Bennett     (Composer)
      • Composer. He was born in Kansas City (Missouri) on Friday June 15, 1894 and died in New York (New York) on Tueday August 18, 1981 at the age of 87. He is buried at Green - Wood Cemetery (Kings County, New York).
      • Kansas City is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Waterloo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Russell Bennett<6>
    • Connee Boswell     (Singer, actress)
      • Singer, actress. She was born in Kansas City (Missouri) on Tueday December 3, 1907 and died in New York (New York) on Monday October 11, 1976 at the age of 68. She is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Kansas City is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Waterloo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Connee Boswell<6>
    • Harold Vincent 'Hal' Boyle     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Kansas City (Missouri) on Monday July 24, 1911 and died in New York (New York) on Monday April 1, 1974 at the age of 62. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Jackson County, Missouri).
      • Kansas City is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Waterloo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harold Vincent 'Hal' Boyle<6>
    • Addison Foster Brennan     (Major League Baseball)
    • Jim Bridger     (Frontiersman, explorer)
      • Frontiersman, explorer. He was born in Richmond (Virginia) on Saturday March 17, 1804 and died in Kansas City (Missouri) on Sunday July 17, 1881 at the age of 77. He is buried at Mt. Washington Forever Cemetery (Jackson County, Missouri).
      • Kansas City is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Waterloo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jim Bridger<6>
    • Ada Brown     (Singer)
      • Singer. She was born in Kansas City (Kansas) on Thursday May 1, 1890 and died in Kansas City (Missouri) on Friday March 31, 1950 at the age of 59. She is buried at Westlawn Cemetery (Wyandotte County, Kansas).
      • Kansas City is located 32 miles [51.5 km] to the west of Waterloo.
      • Kansas City is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Waterloo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ada Brown<6>

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

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

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    • Lexington, which is the Seat of Lafayette County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Waterloo to Lexington, 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 107 miles [172.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 910 miles [1,464.5 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 36 days and walking would take 52 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,551 miles [10,542.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,295 miles [11,740.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,183 miles [8,341.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Footnotes ...

<1>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).
<2>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 Waterloo, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 Waterloo 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.
<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 Waterloo 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 318.661 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.808 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.386 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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