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Welcome to Winthrop ...

Winthrop is located in Buchanan County<1>.

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

Winthrop is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Winthrop lies within the (816) area code.

Adding Winthrop to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Winthrop in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Winthrop elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Winthrop on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Winthrop ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Winthrop - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Ontario, South Dakota and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Winthrop.

Communities near Winthrop ...

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

  • Leavenworth [Leavenworth County]
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    • Leavenworth [Leavenworth County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Winthrop
    • Estimated population in 2019: 35,957 people
    • Former name for Leavenworth:
    • Leavenworth City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leavenworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leavenworth<5>
  • Weston [Platte County]
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    • Weston [Platte County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Winthrop
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,815 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<5>
  • Wathena [Doniphan County]
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    • Wathena [Doniphan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Winthrop
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,294 people
    • Former name for Wathena:
    • Bryan
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wathena<5>
  • Elwood [Doniphan County]
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    • Elwood [Doniphan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Winthrop
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,192 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elwood
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    • Troy [Doniphan County]
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      • Troy [Doniphan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Winthrop
      • Estimated population in 2019: 960 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
    • Nortonville [Jefferson County]
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      • Nortonville [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Winthrop
      • Estimated population in 2019: 610 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nortonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nortonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nortonville<5>
    • Winchester [Jefferson County]
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      • Winchester [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Winthrop
      • Estimated population in 2019: 526 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<5>
    • Dearborn [Platte County]
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      • Dearborn [Platte County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Winthrop
      • Estimated population in 2019: 523 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dearborn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dearborn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dearborn<5>
    • Effingham [Atchison County]
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      • Effingham [Atchison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Winthrop
      • Estimated population in 2019: 522 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Effingham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Effingham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Effingham<5>
    • Lancaster [Atchison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
      • Lancaster [Atchison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Winthrop
      • Estimated population in 2019: 283 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winthrop ...

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

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About Buchanan County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Buchanan County: www.co.buchanan.mo.us/

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 Buchanan, 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 Winthrop - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Winthrop) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winthrop. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5597, Longitude: -95.1075       In this case, the coordinates for Winthrop 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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