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Welcome to Wide Ford ...

Wide Ford is located in Madison County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Wide Ford: Wide Frd.

Wide Ford is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Wide Ford is within the (573) area code.

Communities near Wide Ford ...

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

  • Fredericktown [Madison County]
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    • Fredericktown [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Wide Ford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,984 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredericktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredericktown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredericktown<5>
  • Ironton [Iron County]
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    • Ironton [Iron County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Wide Ford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,389 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ironton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ironton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ironton<5>
  • Iron Mountain Lake [Saint Francois County]
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    • Iron Mountain Lake [Saint Francois County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Wide Ford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 746 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron Mountain Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron Mountain Lake
  • Pilot Knob [Iron County]
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    • Pilot Knob [Iron County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Wide Ford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 715 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilot Knob have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilot Knob
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pilot Knob<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arcadia [Iron County]
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      • Arcadia [Iron County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Wide Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 559 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arcadia<5>
    • Annapolis [Iron County]
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      • Annapolis [Iron County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Wide Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 343 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Annapolis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Annapolis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Annapolis<5>
    • Junction City [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction City
      • Junction City [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Wide Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 319 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction City
    • Cobalt [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobalt
      • Cobalt [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Wide Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 224 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobalt
    • Marquand [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marquand
      • Marquand [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Wide Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 197 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marquand
    • Des Arc [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Des Arc
      • Des Arc [Iron County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Wide Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 162 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Des Arc

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 Wide Ford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wide Ford.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wide Ford. 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 Wide Ford.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wide Ford ...

Looking for more information about Wide Ford? 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 Wide Ford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wide Ford.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Madison, 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 Wide Ford - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wide Ford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wide Ford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4314, Longitude: -90.4554       In this case, the coordinates for Wide Ford 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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