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Nearest Communities to Plainview, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small city 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.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Plainview 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.



Plainview is located in Pierce County.

The following 6 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pierce County: Antelope, Cedar, Knox, Madison, Stanton & Wayne.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 90 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Plainview. Of these communities, 82 are located in counties other than Pierce 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 Plainview (which is Pierce 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 Plainview. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Antelope CountyHolt CountyWayne County
Boone CountyKnox CountyBon Homme County (SD)
Cedar CountyMadison CountyYankton County (SD)
Dixon CountyStanton County 


Pierce County     (The county where Plainview resides)
 
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
Breslau     [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Foster     [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Osmond     [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
McLean     [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pierce     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
West Randolph (Hist)     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Wee Town     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hadar     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
 
 

Antelope County
 
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
Brunswick     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Royal     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Neligh     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Oakdale     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Orchard     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Clearwater     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Elgin     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 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
Closter (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Raeville (Unver)     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Petersburg     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 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]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Randolph     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pleasant Valley (Unver)     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Belden     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Constance     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Coleridge     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Fordyce     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hartington     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Laurel     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Menominee (Unver)     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bow Valley     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Aten     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
South Yankton (Unver)     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Dixon County
 
County Website: www.co.dixon.ne.us/
County Seat for Dixon:   Ponca
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dixon County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
 
  DirectionDistance
Concord     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Dixon     [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]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Deloit     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Knievels Corner     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Page     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Star     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Stafford (Unver)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Dorsey (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Inman     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Opportunity (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 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
Midland (Unver)     [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Creighton     [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bazile Mills     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Winnetoon     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wausa     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bloomfield     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Center     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Verdigre     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Sparta (Unver)     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Walnut     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Venus (Hist)     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lindy     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Jelen (Unver)     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tewsville (Hist)     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ponca (Unver)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Crofton     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dukeville     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Niobrara     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Santee     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Knoxville (Unver)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Pishelville (Hist)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Verdel     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 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]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Meadow Grove     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Battle Creek     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Norfolk     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Emerick     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Warnerville (Unver)     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Fairview (Hist)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Enola (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Kalamazoo (Unver)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Madison     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Stanton County
 
County Website: www.co.stanton.ne.us/
County Seat for Stanton:   Stanton
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stanton County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Spurville (Unver)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Stanton     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Wayne County
 
County Website: www.county.waynene.org/
County Seat for Wayne:   Wayne
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Sholes     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hoskins     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Carroll     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Winside     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Wayne     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 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
Bon Homme Colony (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Springfield (SD)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Perkins (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Southwest Bon Homme (SD)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Kingsburg (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Southeast Bon Homme (SD)     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Yankton County (SD)
 
County Website: www.co.yankton.sd.us/
County Seat for Yankton:   Yankton (SD)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of South Dakota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yankton County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Fairview Heights (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Oak Hills Addition (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lakeport (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     N   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 Plainview. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Plainview) 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 Plainview. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Plainview

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plainview. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3533, Longitude: -97.7871     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Plainview 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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