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Nearest Communities to Phillips, By-County ...

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

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 Phillips and not the distance if driven.<1>

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



Phillips is located in Hamilton County.

The following 7 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hamilton County: Adams, Clay, Fillmore, Hall, Merrick, Polk & York.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 123 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Phillips. Of these communities, 114 are located in counties other than Hamilton 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 Phillips (which is Hamilton 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 Phillips. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Adams CountyHall CountyPolk County
Buffalo CountyHoward CountySherman County
Clay CountyKearney CountyWebster County
Fillmore CountyMerrick CountyYork County
Greeley CountyNance County 


Hamilton County     (The county where Phillips resides)
 
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
Murphy (Unver)     [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Giltner     [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Aurora     [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Marquette     [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kronborg (Unver)     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hampton     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Overland     [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stockham     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Hordville     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 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   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hansen     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Blaine     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Halloran (Unver)     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Kingswood Plaza (Unver)     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Countryside Parks (Unver)     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Good Samaritan Village     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Hastings     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Prosser     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Level (Unver)     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hayland     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ingleside (Unver)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Juniata     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Muriel (Unver)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Brickton (Hist)     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Kenesaw     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ayr Junction (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Assumption     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ayr     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Pauline (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Roseland     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Holstein     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 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
Shelton     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Denman (Unver)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Saint Michael (Unver)     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Gibbon     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Nantasket (Hist)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Ravenna     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Poole (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 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   20 miles [32.2 km]
Inland     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Saronville     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Clay Center     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Glenvil     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sutton     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Verona (Unver)     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Anan (Unver)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fairfield     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Spring Ranch (Hist)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Deweese     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Edgar     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ong     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 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   27 miles [43.5 km]
Grafton     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Fairmont     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 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]     N   35 miles [56.3 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]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Kingwood Estates (Unver)     [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Parkview (Unver)     [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pioneer Estates (Unver)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Grand Island     [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Doniphan     [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Alda     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ovina (Unver)     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Abbott (Unver)     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rosedale (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Wood River     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cairo     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cameron     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 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]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dannebrog     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Saint Paul     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Nysted (Unver)     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cushing     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Boelus     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Howard City     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Midway (Unver)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Farwell     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Elba     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Paplin (Hist)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Cotesfield     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Dannevirke     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Kearney County
 
County Website: www.kearneycounty.ne.gov/
County Seat for Kearney:   Minden
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kearney County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Heartwell     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lowell (Unver)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Valley City (Hist)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Merrick County
 
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
Lockwood (Unver)     [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
Chapman     [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Worms     [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Paddock (Unver)     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Archer     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Central City     [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Hord     [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Riverside Park (Unver)     [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Heber (Unver)     [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Palmer     [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Clarks     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Havens (Unver)     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Silver Creek     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 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
North Star (Unver)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fullerton     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Timber Creek (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Merchiston (Unver)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Belgrade     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 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]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Durant (Unver)     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Swedehome (Unver)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Stromsburg     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Osceola     [Map]     NE   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
Rockville     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ashton     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Webster County
 
County Website: www.co.webster.ne.us/
County Seat for Webster:   Red Cloud
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Blue Hill     [Map]     S   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
Henderson     [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Arborville     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bradshaw     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Charlestown (Hist)     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Lushton     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mapps (Unver)     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Benedict     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
York     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Knox (Unver)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
McCool Junction     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Houston (Unver)     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Thayer     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Waco     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Phillips. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Phillips) 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 Phillips. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Phillips

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Phillips. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8983, Longitude: -98.2143     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Phillips 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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