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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 Wingate, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Wingate and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Wingate:
    • 38.731122, -94.204667
    • 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 Wingate
  • 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 Wingate ...

We have found eleven communities that share the name Wingate.

Within Missouri, the name Wingate is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Indiana
      • Montgomery County
      • This Wingate is located in Montgomery County and lies 392 miles [630.9 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Wingate that is located in Cass County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wingate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Wingate.
    • Kansas
      • Butler County
      • This Wingate is located in Butler County and lies 160 miles [257.5 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Wingate that is located in Cass County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wingate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Butler County community of Wingate.
    • Maryland
      • Dorchester County
      • This Wingate is located in Dorchester County and lies 978 miles [1,573.9 km]<1> to the east of the Wingate that is located in Cass County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wingate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dorchester County community of Wingate.
      • Frederick County
      • This Wingate is located in Frederick County and lies 899 miles [1,446.8 km] to the east of the Wingate that is located in Cass County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wingate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Frederick County community of Wingate.
    • Mississippi
      • Perry County
      • This Wingate is located in Perry County and lies 597 miles [960.8 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Wingate that is located in Cass County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wingate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Perry County community of Wingate.
    • New Mexico
      • Bernalillo County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Mexico community of Wingate [Bernalillo County].
      • McKinley County
      • This Wingate is located in McKinley County and lies 819 miles [1,318.1 km]<1> to the west of the Wingate that is located in Cass County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wingate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the McKinley County community of Wingate.
    • North Carolina
      • Union County
      • This Wingate is located in Union County and lies 801 miles [1,289.1 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Wingate that is located in Cass County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wingate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Wingate.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Centre County
      • This Wingate is located in Centre County and lies 880 miles [1,416.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Wingate that is located in Cass County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wingate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Centre County community of Wingate.
    • Tennessee
      • Montgomery County
      • This Wingate is located in Montgomery County and lies 406 miles [653.4 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Wingate that is located in Cass County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wingate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Wingate.
    • Texas
      • Runnels County
      • This Wingate is located in Runnels County and lies 568 miles [914.1 km]<1> to the southwest of the Wingate that is located in Cass County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wingate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Runnels County community of Wingate.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wingate ...

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.

  • Cause Prairie [Cass County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cause Prairie
    • Cause Prairie [Cass County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Wingate
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cause Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Crossroads School [Cass County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossroads School
    • Crossroads School [Cass County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Wingate
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crossroads School have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossroads School
  • Gunn City [Cass County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gunn City
    • Gunn City [Cass County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Wingate
    • Estimated population in 2019: 120 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gunn City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gunn City
  • Kingsville [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsville
    • Kingsville [Johnson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Wingate
    • Estimated population in 2019: 259 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingsville<4>
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    • Lone Jack [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lone Jack
      • Lone Jack [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Wingate
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,323 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lone Jack
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lone Jack<4>
    • Ore [Cass County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ore
      • Ore [Cass County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Wingate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ore have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ore
    • Pleasant Hill [Cass County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hill
      • Pleasant Hill [Cass County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Wingate
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,683 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Hill<4>
    • Rose Hill [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill
      • Rose Hill [Johnson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Wingate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill
    • Wyoming [Cass County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyoming
      • Wyoming [Cass County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Wingate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyoming have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Wingate. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Margaret Daniel     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Independence (Missouri) on Sunday February 17, 1924 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Tueday January 29, 2008 at the age of 83.
      • Independence is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of Wingate.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Margaret Daniel<5>
    • Daniel Quisenberry     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Santa Monica (California) on Saturday February 7, 1953 and died in Leawood (Kansas) on Wednesday September 30, 1998 at the age of 45. He is buried at Mt. Moriah Cemetery (Jackson County, Missouri).
      • Leawood is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of Wingate.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Daniel Quisenberry<5>
    • Ginger Rogers     (Oscar winning actress, dancer, singer)
      • Oscar winning actress, dancer, singer. She was born in Independence (Missouri) on Sunday July 16, 1911 and died in Rancho Mirage (California) on Tueday April 25, 1995 at the age of 83. She is buried at Oakwood Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Independence is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of Wingate.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ginger Rogers<5>
    • Paul Splittorff, Jr.     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Evansville (Indiana) on Tueday October 8, 1946 and died in Blue Springs (Missouri) on Wednesday May 25, 2011 at the age of 64. He is buried at Blue Springs Cemetery (Jackson County, Missouri).
      • Blue Springs is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Wingate.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul Splittorff, Jr.<5>
    • George Thomas 'Firebrand' Stovall     (Major League Baseball)
    • Bess Truman     (Wife and First Lady to the Presidency of Harry S. Truman (1945 - 1953))
      • Wife and First Lady to the Presidency of Harry S. Truman (1945 - 1953). She was born in Independence (Missouri) on Friday February 13, 1885 and died in Independence (Missouri) on Monday October 18, 1982 at the age of 97.
      • Independence is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of Wingate.
      • Independence is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of Wingate.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bess Truman<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Harrisonville, which is the Seat of Cass County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Wingate to Harrisonville, with an average speed<6> 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 109 miles [175.4 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 922 miles [1,483.8 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 36 days and walking would take 53 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,578 miles [10,586.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,321 miles [11,782 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,209 miles [8,383.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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About Cass County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cass County: www.casscounty.com/

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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wingate) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wingate. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7311, Longitude: -94.2047       In this case, the coordinates for Wingate have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Wingate 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.
<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>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Wingate to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 318.753 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.862 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.548 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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