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Nearest Communities to Perry, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

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 west contained birth and death records; the county to the north 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 and not the distance if you drove it.<1>

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



Perry is located in Red Willow County.

The following 5 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Red Willow County: Decatur (KS), Rawlins (KS), Frontier, Furnas & Hitchcock.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 46 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Perry. Of these communities, 38 are located in counties other than Red Willow 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 Perry (which is Red Willow 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 Perry. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Chase CountyHayes CountyNorton County (KS)
Dundy CountyHitchcock CountyRawlins County (KS)
Frontier CountyLincoln County 
Furnas CountyDecatur County (KS) 


Red Willow County     (The county where Perry resides)
 
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
McCook     [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Red Willow     [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Indianola     [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Marion (Unver)     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Danbury     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bartley     [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lebanon     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Shippee (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
 
 

Chase County
 
County Website: www.co.chase.ne.us/
County Seat for Chase:   Imperial
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chase County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Wauneta     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
 

Dundy County
 
County Seat for Dundy:   Benkelman
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dundy County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Max     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
 

Frontier County
 
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
Quick (Unver)     [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Freedom (Unver)     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Stockville     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Curtis     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Maywood     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Orafino     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Moorefield     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 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]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Wilsonville     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Holbrook     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hendley     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 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
Palisade     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hayes Center     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hamlet     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Marengo (Unver)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 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]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Beverly     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Trenton     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cornell (Hist)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stratton     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 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]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
 

Decatur County (KS)
 
County Seat for Decatur:   Oberlin (KS)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Kansas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Decatur County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Cedar Bluffs (KS) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Traer (KS)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Oberlin (KS)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lyle (KS) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Kanona (KS)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Norcatur (KS)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Norton County (KS)
 
County Website: www.nortoncountyks.org/
County Seat for Norton:   Norton (KS)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Kansas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Norton County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Devizes (KS) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Rawlins County (KS)
 
County Seat for Rawlins:   Atwood (KS)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Kansas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rawlins County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Herndon (KS)     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Midway (KS) (Unver)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Ludell (KS)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
North Atwood (KS) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Atwood (KS)     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Blakeman (KS) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Achilles (KS) (Unver)     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Beardsley (KS)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 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 beginning in Perry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Perry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Perry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2103, Longitude: -100.7229     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Perry 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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