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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 York, we use the following websites to find information relevant to York 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 York:
    • 40.407773, -95.265534
    • 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 York
  • 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 York ...

We have found 40 communities that share the name York.

Within Missouri, the name York is unique.

Beyond Missouri, we know of another 40 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 40 communities, 37 are located in the United States and five are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Sumter County
      • This York is located in Sumter County and lies 669 miles [1,076.7 km]<1> to the southeast of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sumter County community of York.
    • Alaska
      • This York lies 3,227 miles [5,193.4 km]<1> to the north northwest of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Arizona
      • Greenlee County
      • This York is located in Greenlee County and lies 928 miles [1,493.5 km]<1> to the west southwest of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greenlee County community of York.
    • California
      • Los Angeles 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 California community of York [Los Angeles County].
    • Florida
      • Marion County
      • This York is located in Marion County and lies 1,067 miles [1,717.2 km]<1> to the southeast of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of York.
    • Georgia
      • Houston 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 Georgia community of York [Houston County].
      • Rabun County
      • This York is located in Rabun County and lies 750 miles [1,207 km]<1> to the east southeast of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rabun County community of York.
    • Idaho
      • Idaho County
      • This York is located in Idaho County and lies 1,083 miles [1,742.9 km]<1> to the west northwest of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Idaho County community of York.
    • Illinois
      • Clark County
      • This York is located in Clark County and lies 413 miles [664.7 km]<1> to the east of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clark County community of York.
    • Indiana
      • Noble 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 Indiana community of York [Noble County].
      • Steuben County
      • This York is located in Steuben County and lies 550 miles [885.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Steuben County community of York.
    • Iowa
      • Delaware County
      • This York is located in Delaware County and lies 250 miles [402.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Delaware County community of York.
    • Kansas
      • Ottawa 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 Kansas community of York [Ottawa County].
      • Sedgwick County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of York [Sedgwick County].
    • Kentucky
      • Greenup County
      • This York is located in Greenup County and lies 662 miles [1,065.4 km]<1> to the east of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greenup County community of York.
    • Maine
      • York County
      • This York is located in York County and lies 1,275 miles [2,051.9 km]<1> to the east northeast of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of York.
    • Michigan
      • Shiawassee County
      • This York is located in Shiawassee County and lies 609 miles [980.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shiawassee County community of York.
      • Washtenaw 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 Michigan community of York [Washtenaw County].
    • Minnesota
      • Fillmore County
      • This York is located in Fillmore County and lies 264 miles [424.9 km]<1> to the north northeast of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fillmore County community of York.
      • Lake County
      • This York is located in Lake County and lies 496 miles [798.2 km] to the north northeast of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lake County community of York.
    • Montana
      • Lewis and Clark County
      • This York is located in Lewis and Clark County and lies 930 miles [1,496.7 km]<1> to the northwest of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lewis and Clark County community of York.
      • Meagher 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 Montana community of York [Meagher County].
    • Nebraska
      • York County
      • This York is located in York County and lies 125 miles [201.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of York.
    • New York
      • Livingston County
      • This York is located in Livingston County and lies 911 miles [1,466.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Livingston County community of York.
      • Wayne County
      • This York is located in Wayne County and lies 960 miles [1,545 km] to the east northeast of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wayne County community of York.
    • North Carolina
      • Warren 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 North Carolina community of York [Warren County].
    • North Dakota
      • Benson County
      • This York is located in Benson County and lies 585 miles [941.5 km]<1> to the north northwest of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Benson County community of York.
    • Ohio
      • Jefferson County
      • This York is located in Jefferson County and lies 757 miles [1,218.3 km]<1> to the east of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of York.
      • Sandusky County
      • This York is located in Sandusky County and lies 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the east of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sandusky County community of York.
      • Trumbull County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of York [Trumbull County].
      • Union 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 Ohio community of York [Union County].
    • Ontario
      • This York lies 811 miles [1,305.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Pennsylvania
      • York County
      • This York is located in York County and lies 976 miles [1,570.7 km]<1> to the east of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of York.
    • Prince Edward Island
      • This York lies 1,652 miles [2,658.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Quebec
      • This York lies 1,601 miles [2,576.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • South Carolina
      • York County
      • This York is located in York County and lies 851 miles [1,369.6 km]<1> to the east southeast of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of York.
    • Utah
      • York #
      • 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 Utah community of York.
    • Washington
      • King County
      • This York is located in King County and lies 1,417 miles [2,280.4 km]<1> to the west northwest of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the King County community of York.
    • West Virginia
      • Mason County
      • This York is located in Mason County and lies 705 miles [1,134.6 km]<1> to the east of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mason County community of York.
    • Wisconsin
      • Jackson County
      • This York is located in Jackson County and lies 349 miles [561.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the York that is located in Atchison County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of York.

Curious and Interesting Names Near York ...

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.

  • Corning [Holt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corning
    • Corning [Holt County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of York
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corning
  • Dawsonville [Nodaway County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dawsonville
    • Dawsonville [Nodaway County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of York
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dawsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dawsonville
  • Elmo [Nodaway County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmo
    • Elmo [Nodaway County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of York
    • Estimated population in 2019: 150 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmo have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmo
  • Farmers City [Atchison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmers City
    • Farmers City [Atchison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of York
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmers City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmers City
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Kings Grove [Holt County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Grove
      • Kings Grove [Holt County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of York
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • London [Atchison County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for London
      • London [Atchison County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of York
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for London have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Possum Walk [Nodaway County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Possum Walk
      • Possum Walk [Nodaway County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of York
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Possum Walk have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Possum Walk
    • Quitman [Nodaway County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quitman
      • Quitman [Nodaway County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of York
      • Estimated population in 2017: 42 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quitman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quitman
    • Rock Port [Atchison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Port
      • Rock Port [Atchison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of York
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,191 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Port
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Port<5>
    • Roseberry [Nodaway County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseberry
      • Roseberry [Nodaway County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of York
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseberry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseberry
    • Skidmore [Nodaway County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skidmore
      • Skidmore [Nodaway County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of York
      • Estimated population in 2019: 257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skidmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Skidmore<5>

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic community of York once stood, the straight-line distance beginning in York and extending to:

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    • Rock Port, which is the Seat of Atchison County and lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west. If you could walk a straight line from York to Rock Port, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Jefferson City, which is the State Capital of Missouri, lies 207 miles [333.1 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 12 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 972 miles [1,564.3 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 38 days and walking would take 56 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,527 miles [10,504.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,276 miles [11,709.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,172 miles [8,323.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in York. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4078, Longitude: -95.2655       In this case, the coordinates for York 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 York 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>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about York, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 York 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 319.576 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 317.03 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.75 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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