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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 Webb City, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Webb City 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 Webb City:
    • 37.146516, -94.463006
    • 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 Webb City
  • 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 Webb City ...

We have found two communities that share the name Webb City.

Within Missouri, the name Webb City is unique.

Beyond Missouri, we know of another two communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Franklin County
      • This Webb City is located in Franklin County and lies 121 miles [194.7 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Webb City that is located in Jasper County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webb City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Webb City.
    • Oklahoma
      • Osage County
      • This Webb City is located in Osage County and lies 126 miles [202.8 km]<1> to the west of the Webb City that is located in Jasper County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webb City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Osage County community of Webb City.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Webb City ...

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.

  • Airport Drive [Jasper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Airport Drive
    • Airport Drive [Jasper County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Webb City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 868 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Airport Drive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Airport Drive
  • Atlas [Jasper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlas
    • Atlas [Jasper County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Webb City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atlas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlas
  • Blendville [Jasper County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blendville
    • Blendville [Jasper County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Webb City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blendville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Carl Junction [Jasper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carl Junction
    • Carl Junction [Jasper County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Webb City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,274 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carl Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carl Junction
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carl Junction<3>
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    • Carterville [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carterville
      • Carterville [Jasper County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Webb City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,968 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carterville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carterville<3>
    • Chitwood [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chitwood
      • Chitwood [Jasper County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Webb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chitwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chitwood
    • Iron Gates [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron Gates
      • Iron Gates [Jasper County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Webb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron Gates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron Gates
    • Lone Elm [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lone Elm
      • Lone Elm [Jasper County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Webb City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lone Elm
    • Neck City [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neck City
      • Neck City [Jasper County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Webb City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 195 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neck City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neck City
    • Prosperity [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prosperity
      • Prosperity [Jasper County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Webb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prosperity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prosperity
    • Scotland [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotland
      • Scotland [Jasper County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Webb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scotland
    • Silver Creek [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Creek
      • Silver Creek [Newton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Webb City
      • Estimated population in 2012: 631 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Creek
    • Stringtown [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stringtown
      • Stringtown [Jasper County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Webb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stringtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stringtown

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 Webb City. 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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    • Ferrell Jack 'Andy' Anderson     (Major League Baseball)
    • Ralph 'Wild Red' Berry     (Professional wrestler)
      • Professional wrestler. He was born in Conway Springs (Kansas) on Tueday November 20, 1906 and died in Pittsburg (Kansas) on Saturday July 28, 1973 at the age of 66. He is buried at Mt. Olive Cemetery (Crawford County, Kansas).
      • Pittsburg is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest of Webb City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ralph 'Wild Red' Berry<4>
    • George Washington Carver     (Scientist, inventor)
      • Scientist, inventor. He was born in Diamond (Missouri) on Tueday July 12, 1864 and died in Tuskegee (Alabama) on Tueday January 5, 1943 at the age of 78.
      • Diamond is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast of Webb City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Washington Carver<4>
    • Billy Dix     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Miami (Oklahoma) on Monday September 4, 1911 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Thursday March 22, 1973 at the age of 61. He is buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Miami is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southwest of Webb City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Billy Dix<4>
    • Elmer George     (Race car driver)
      • Race car driver. He was born in Hockerville (Oklahoma) on Sunday July 15, 1928 and died in Terre Haute (Indiana) on Monday May 31, 1976 at the age of 47. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Vigo County, Indiana).
      • Hockerville is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest of Webb City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elmer George<4>
    • Henry Clay Gilliland     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Granby (Missouri) on Tueday March 11, 1845 and died in Altus (Oklahoma) on Monday April 21, 1924 at the age of 79. He is buried at Altus City Cemetery (Jackson County, Oklahoma).
      • Granby is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast of Webb City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Henry Clay Gilliland<4>
    • Roy E. Glenn, Sr.     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Pittsburg (Kansas) on Wednesday June 3, 1914 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Friday March 12, 1971 at the age of 56. He is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Pittsburg is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest of Webb City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Roy E. Glenn, Sr.<4>
    • George Farley 'Boots' Grantham     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Galena (Kansas) on Sunday May 20, 1900 and died in Kingman (Arizona) on Sunday March 14, 1954 at the age of 53. He is buried at Mountain View Cemetery (Mohave County, Arizona).
      • Galena is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest of Webb City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Farley 'Boots' Grantham<4>
    • Karl Hackett     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Carthage (Missouri) on Tueday September 5, 1893 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Sunday October 24, 1948 at the age of 55. He is buried at Los Angeles National Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Carthage is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east of Webb City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Karl Hackett<4>
    • Moscelyne Larkin     (Ballerina)
      • Ballerina. She was born in Miami (Oklahoma) on Wednesday January 14, 1925 and died in Tulsa (Oklahoma) on Wednesday April 25, 2012 at the age of 87. She is buried at Memorial Park Cemetery (Tulsa County, Oklahoma).
      • Miami is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southwest of Webb City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Moscelyne Larkin<4>
    • Fred McMullin     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Scammon (Kansas) on Tueday October 13, 1891 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Thursday November 20, 1952 at the age of 61. He is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Scammon is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest of Webb City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Fred McMullin<4>
    • Elva Miller     (Singer)
      • Singer. She was born in Joplin (Missouri) on Saturday October 5, 1907 and died in Vista (California) on Saturday July 5, 1997 at the age of 89. She is buried at Pomona Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Joplin is located 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest of Webb City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elva Miller<4>
    • Marlin Perkins     (Scientist, TV Host)
      • Scientist, TV Host. He was born in Carthage (Missouri) on Tueday March 28, 1905 and died in Clayton (Missouri) on Saturday June 14, 1986 at the age of 81. He is buried at Park Cemetery (Jasper County, Missouri).
      • Carthage is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east of Webb City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marlin Perkins<4>

How Far From Webb City 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 city such as Webb City to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • Carthage, which is the Seat of Jasper County and lies just to the East Northeast.
    • Jefferson City, which is the State Capital of Missouri, lies 159 miles [255.9 km]<1> to the northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Webb City to Jefferson City, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 954 miles [1,535.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 38 days and walking would take 55 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,669 miles [10,732.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,409 miles [11,923.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,293 miles [8,518.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Missouri

About Jasper County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Webb City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Webb City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Webb City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Webb City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1465, Longitude: -94.4630    
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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 Webb City to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 318.82 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.734 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.961 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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