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Welcome to Wood ...

Wood is located in DeKalb County<1>.

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

Wood is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Wood is within the (816) area code.

Communities Also Named Wood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Wood - they are located in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Manitoba, Michigan (2), Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Wood ...

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

  • Cameron [Clinton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cameron
    • Cameron [Clinton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Wood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,649 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cameron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameron
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cameron<5>
  • Savannah [Andrew County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Savannah
    • Savannah [Andrew County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Wood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,223 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Savannah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Savannah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savannah<5>
  • Stanberry [Gentry County]
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    • Stanberry [Gentry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Wood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanberry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanberry<5>
  • Maysville [DeKalb County]
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    • Maysville [DeKalb County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Wood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,081 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maysville<5>
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    • King City [Gentry County]
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      • King City [Gentry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Wood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 992 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on King City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for King City<5>
    • Stewartsville [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stewartsville
      • Stewartsville [DeKalb County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Wood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stewartsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stewartsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stewartsville<5>
    • Union Star [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Star
      • Union Star [DeKalb County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Wood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 417 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Star
    • Osborn [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osborn
      • Osborn [DeKalb County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Wood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 407 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osborn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osborn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osborn<5>
    • Clarksdale [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksdale
      • Clarksdale [DeKalb County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Wood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksdale
    • Winston [Daviess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winston
      • Winston [Daviess County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Wood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 253 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winston

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Missouri

About DeKalb County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wood. 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 DeKalb, 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 Wood - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9517, Longitude: -94.4533       In this case, the coordinates for Wood 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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