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Nearest Communities to Orchard, By-County ...

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

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 Orchard and not the distance if driven.<1>

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



Orchard is located in Antelope County.

The following 6 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Antelope County: Boone, Holt, Knox, Madison, Pierce & Wheeler.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 75 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Orchard. Of these communities, 69 are located in counties other than Antelope 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 Orchard (which is Antelope 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 Orchard. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Boone CountyKnox CountyBon Homme County (SD)
Boyd CountyMadison County 
Cedar CountyPierce County 
Holt CountyWheeler County 


Antelope County     (The county where Orchard resides)
 
County Website: www.co.antelope.ne.us/
County Seat for Antelope:   Neligh
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Antelope County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Royal     [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Clearwater     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Brunswick     [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Neligh     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oakdale     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Elgin     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
 
 

Boone County
 
County Website: www.co.boone.ne.us/
County Seat for Boone:   Albion
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Raeville (Unver)     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Petersburg     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Closter (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Loretto (Unver)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Boyd County
 
County Seat for Boyd:   Butte
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boyd County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Monowi     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lynch     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bristow     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Cedar County
 
County Website: www.co.cedar.ne.us/
County Seat for Cedar:   Hartington
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cedar County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Magnet     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Holt County
 
County Website: www.co.holt.ne.us/
County Seat for Holt:   O'Neill
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Holt County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Ewing     [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Page     [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Stafford (Unver)     [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Deloit     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Knievels Corner     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Inman     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Star     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Opportunity (Unver)     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
O'Neill     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Dorsey (Unver)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Chambers     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Emmet     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Redbird     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Meek (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Midway (Unver)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Amelia     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Paddock (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Inez (Hist)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Atkinson     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Knox County
 
County Website: www.co.knox.ne.us/
County Seat for Knox:   Center
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Knox County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Venus (Hist)     [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Walnut     [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Winnetoon     [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Creighton     [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jelen (Unver)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bazile Mills     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Verdigre     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Knoxville (Unver)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Dukeville     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sparta (Unver)     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Center     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pishelville (Hist)     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ponca (Unver)     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Midland (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Niobrara     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Verdel     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bloomfield     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wausa     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lindy     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Tewsville (Hist)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Santee     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Madison County
 
County Website: www.co.madison.ne.us/
County Seat for Madison:   Madison
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Tilden     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Meadow Grove     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Emerick     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Battle Creek     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Pierce County
 
County Website: www.co.pierce.ne.us/
County Seat for Pierce:   Pierce
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pierce County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Plainview     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Breslau     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Foster     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Osmond     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pierce     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
McLean     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Wheeler County
 
County Seat for Wheeler:   Bartlett
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wheeler County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Koinzan Ranch (Unver)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Stokes Ranch (Unver)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Day Ranch (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mignery Ranch (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cumminsville (Unver)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Headquarters (Hist)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Wheeler (Hist)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bartlett     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
 

Bon Homme County (SD)
 
County Seat for Bon Homme:   Tyndall (SD)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of South Dakota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bon Homme County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Perkins (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Springfield (SD)     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Southwest Bon Homme (SD)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 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 Orchard. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Orchard) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orchard. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3368, Longitude: -98.2411     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Orchard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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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