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Nearest Communities to Potter, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small village in the northeast 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 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 east 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 starting from Potter and not the distance if you drove it.<1>

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



Potter is located in Cheyenne County.

The following 7 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cheyenne County: Logan (CO), Sedgwick (CO), Banner, Deuel, Garden, Kimball & Morrill.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 56 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Potter. Of these communities, 45 are located in counties other than Cheyenne 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 Potter (which is Cheyenne 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 Potter. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Banner CountyScotts Bluff County 
Garden CountyLogan County (CO) 
Kimball CountyWeld County (CO) 
Morrill CountyLaramie County (WY) 


Cheyenne County     (The county where Potter resides)
 
County Website: www.co.cheyenne.ne.us/
County Seat for Cheyenne:   Sidney
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cheyenne County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Point of Rocks (Unver)     [Map]     E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mount Vernon (Unver)     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Brownson     [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Huntsman (Unver)     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lorenzo     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sidney     [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Gurley     [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dalton     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Colton (Unver)     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sunol     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lodgepole     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
 

Banner County
 
County Website: www.co.banner.ne.us/
County Seat for Banner:   Harrisburg
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Banner County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Harrisburg     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
 

Garden County
 
County Website: www.co.garden.ne.us/
County Seat for Garden:   Oshkosh
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Garden County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Cisco     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lisco     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Kimball County
 
County Website: www.co.kimball.ne.us/
County Seat for Kimball:   Kimball
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kimball County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Jacinto (Unver)     [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dix     [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Owasco (Unver)     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kimball     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Stahlas North Court (Unver)     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Oliver (Unver)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bushnell     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
 
 

Morrill County
 
County Seat for Morrill:   Bridgeport
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morrill County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Redington     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Alden (Hist)     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bridgeport     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Mohler (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Northport (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
South Bayard (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Atkins (Hist)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
DeGraw (Unver)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Kemp (Unver)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Broadwater     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bayard     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Piper (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Vance (Unver)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Scotts Bluff County
 
County Website: www.scottsbluffcounty.org/
County Seat for Scotts Bluff:   Gering
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scotts Bluff County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
McGrew     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bradley (Unver)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Melbeta     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Logan County (CO)
 
County Website: www.loganco.gov/
County Seat for Logan:   Sterling (CO)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Colorado       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Peetz (CO)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Westplains (CO) (Unver)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Buchanan (CO) (Hist)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Padroni (CO)     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Jessica (CO) (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Griff (CO) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Iliff (CO)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Powell (CO) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Proctor (CO) (Hist)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Selma (CO) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Tobin (CO) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Crook (CO)     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ackerman (CO) (Unver)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hayford (CO) (Unver)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Marcott (CO) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Galien (CO) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Red Lion (CO) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Weld County (CO)
 
County Website: www.co.weld.co.us/
County Seat for Weld:   Greeley (CO)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Colorado       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Weld County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Avalo (CO) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
 

Laramie County (WY)
 
County Website: www.webgate.co.laramie.wy.us/
County Seat for Laramie:   Cheyenne (WY)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Wyoming       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Laramie County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Pine Bluffs (WY)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 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 Potter. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Potter) 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 Potter. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Potter

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Potter. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2179, Longitude: -103.3155     [Map].

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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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