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Nearest Communities to Paddock, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals 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.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Paddock and not the distance if you are driving it.<1>

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



Paddock is located in Merrick County.

The following 6 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Merrick County: Hall, Hamilton, Howard, Nance, Platte & Polk.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 117 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Paddock. Of these communities, 105 are located in counties other than Merrick 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 Paddock (which is Merrick 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 Paddock. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Adams CountyFillmore CountyNance County
Boone CountyGreeley CountyPlatte County
Buffalo CountyHall CountyPolk County
Butler CountyHamilton CountySeward County
Clay CountyHoward CountySherman County


Merrick County     (The county where Paddock resides)
 
County Seat for Merrick:   Central City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Merrick County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Central City     [Map]     NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Riverside Park (Unver)     [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hord     [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Heber (Unver)     [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Chapman     [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Archer     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Worms     [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lockwood (Unver)     [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clarks     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Palmer     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Havens (Unver)     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Silver Creek     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
 
 

Adams County
 
County Website: www.adamscounty.org/
County Seat for Adams:   Hastings
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Adams County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Trumbull     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hansen     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Blaine     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Halloran (Unver)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Kingswood Plaza (Unver)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Countryside Parks (Unver)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Good Samaritan Village     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hastings     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Prosser     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Level (Unver)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Hayland     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Ingleside (Unver)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 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
Cedar Rapids     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Saint Edward     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Boone     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Primrose     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vorhees     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Buffalo County
 
County Website: www.buffalogov.org/
County Seat for Buffalo:   Kearney
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buffalo County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Saint Michael (Unver)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Shelton     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Butler County
 
County Website: www.co.butler.ne.us/
County Seat for Butler:   David City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Butler County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Surprise     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Rising City     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Clay County
 
County Seat for Clay:   Clay Center
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Harvard     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Saronville     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Inland     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sutton     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Verona (Unver)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Clay Center     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Fillmore County
 
County Website: www.fillmorecounty.org/
County Seat for Fillmore:   Geneva
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fillmore County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Bixby     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Grafton     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fairmont     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Greeley County
 
County Seat for Greeley:   Greeley
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greeley County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Wolbach     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Brayton     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
O'Connor (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Greeley Center     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Greeley     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Hall County
 
County Website: www.hcgi.org/
County Seat for Hall:   Grand Island
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hall County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Kuesters Lake (Unver)     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pioneer Estates (Unver)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grand Island     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Kingwood Estates (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Parkview (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ovina (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Abbott (Unver)     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Alda     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Doniphan     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cairo     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cameron     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Rosedale (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Wood River     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
 

Hamilton County
 
County Website: www.co.hamilton.ne.us/
County Seat for Hamilton:   Aurora
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hamilton County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Overland     [Map]     E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Marquette     [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
Hordville     [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kronborg (Unver)     [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Murphy (Unver)     [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Phillips     [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Aurora     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hampton     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Giltner     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Stockham     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
 
 

Howard County
 
County Seat for Howard:   Saint Paul
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Saint Libory     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cushing     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Saint Paul     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Dannebrog     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Midway (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Elba     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Nysted (Unver)     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Farwell     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Boelus     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Howard City     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cotesfield     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Dannevirke     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Paplin (Hist)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
 

Nance County
 
County Website: www.co.nance.ne.us/
County Seat for Nance:   Fullerton
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nance County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Fullerton     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
North Star (Unver)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Merchiston (Unver)     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Belgrade     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Timber Creek (Unver)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Krakow     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Genoa     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
 
 

Platte County
 
County Website: www.plattecounty.net/
County Seat for Platte:   Columbus
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Platte County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Gardiner (Unver)     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Duncan     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Monroe     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Oconee     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Polk County
 
County Seat for Polk:   Osceola
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Polk     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Durant (Unver)     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Swedehome (Unver)     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Stromsburg     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Osceola     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Shelby     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
 

Seward County
 
County Website: www.connectseward.org/cgov/
County Seat for Seward:   Seward
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Seward County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Utica     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Sherman County
 
County Website: www.co.sherman.ne.us/
County Seat for Sherman:   Loup City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sherman County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Ashton     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Rockville     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

York County
 
County Website: www.yorkcounty.ne.gov/
County Seat for York:   York
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
York County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Arborville     [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bradshaw     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Benedict     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Henderson     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mapps (Unver)     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Charlestown (Hist)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
York     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Houston (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Thayer     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Knox (Unver)     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lushton     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Waco     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
McCool Junction     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Gresham     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paddock. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0817, Longitude: -98.0606     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Paddock 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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