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Nearest Communities to Moorefield, By-County ...

The purpose of this page is to identify those communities that are closest to Moorefield, on a County-by-County basis. To explain further, let's use the example from the Genealogy Helper Page for Moorefield:

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small village in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

When doing our research, we make it a practice to expand our search by looking in neighboring counties in addition to the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't checked the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Moorefield and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<1>

If you're researching your genealogy, we hope that the following following information helps.



Moorefield is located in Frontier County.

The following 7 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Frontier County: Dawson, Furnas, Gosper, Hayes, Hitchcock, Lincoln & Red Willow.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 45 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Moorefield. Of these communities, 38 are located in counties other than Frontier County.

We usually exclude communities when we still need to verify their location,<2> but for the purpose of this page, we have included the unverified ('unver') and historic ('hist') communities.

After starting with the home county for Moorefield (which is Frontier County), we list the counties in alphabetical order and for each of those counties, the closest communities are listed in order of their distance from Moorefield. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Custer CountyHayes County 
Dawson CountyHitchcock County 
Furnas CountyLincoln County 
Gosper CountyRed Willow County 


Frontier County     (The county where Moorefield resides)
 
County Website: www.co.frontier.ne.us/
County Seat for Frontier:   Stockville
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Frontier County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Curtis     [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Stockville     [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Maywood     [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Orafino     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Freedom (Unver)     [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Eustis     [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Quick (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
 
 

Custer County
 
County Website: www.co.custer.ne.us/
County Seat for Custer:   Broken Bow
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Custer County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Etna (Unver)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
 

Dawson County
 
County Website: www.dawsoncountyne.net/
County Seat for Dawson:   Lexington
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dawson County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Farnam     [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gothenburg     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Willow Island     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cozad     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Darr     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lexington     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Buffalo (Unver)     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Josselyn (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Furnas County
 
County Seat for Furnas:   Beaver City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Furnas County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Cambridge     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Holbrook     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Arapahoe     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
 

Gosper County
 
County Seat for Gosper:   Elwood
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gosper County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Devils Gap (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Elwood     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Smithfield     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
 

Hayes County
 
County Website: www.geocities.com/hayes_county/
County Seat for Hayes:   Hayes Center
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hayes County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Marengo (Unver)     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hayes Center     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
 

Hitchcock County
 
County Website: www.co.hitchcock.ne.us/
County Seat for Hitchcock:   Trenton
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hitchcock County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Culbertson     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Lincoln County
 
County Website: www.co.lincoln.ne.us/
County Seat for Lincoln:   North Platte
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Wellfleet     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Vroman (Unver)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Brady     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Somerset     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Maxwell     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Keith (Unver)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bignell     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Dickens     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Beck (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
North Platte     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Sioux View Park (Unver)     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Key Estates (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mobile Manor (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Village Square (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Birdwood     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Red Willow County
 
County Website: www.co.red-willow.ne.us/
County Seat for Red Willow:   McCook
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Red Willow County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Bartley     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Indianola     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Red Willow     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
McCook     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Perry (Unver)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Moorefield. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Moorefield) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Moorefield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Moorefield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moorefield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6897, Longitude: -100.3996     [Map].

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<2>Our data comes from many sources and some sources are more dependable than others. When we add communities to our Gazetteer, we try to verify that we have the correct location for the community. We mark a community as 'Unverified' when we aren't confident about our data and want to do further checking.

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 larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now.

Since our Gazetteer contains over 100,000 communities, verifying everything is going to take time. If you find an error or can help us to improve our accuracy, please let us know.

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