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Nearest Communities to Prairie Pines Retirement Community, By-County ...

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

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



Prairie Pines Retirement Community is located in Dawes County.

The following 5 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Dawes County: Box Butte, Sheridan, Sioux, Fall River (SD) & Oglala Lakota (SD).

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 43 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Prairie Pines Retirement Community. Of these communities, 33 are located in counties other than Dawes 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 Prairie Pines Retirement Community (which is Dawes 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 Prairie Pines Retirement Community. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Box Butte CountyOglala Lakota County (SD) 
Sheridan County  
Sioux County  
Fall River County (SD)  


Dawes County     (The county where Prairie Pines Retirement Community resides)
 
County Website: www.co.dawes.ne.us/
County Seat for Dawes:   Chadron
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dawes County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Chadron     [Map]     SE   Less than 2 miles
Dakota Junction (Unver)     [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bordeaux (Hist)     [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Whitney     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Crawford     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Horn     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Fort Robinson (Hist)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Belmont     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Marsland     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pine Ridge (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
 

Box Butte County
 
County Website: www.co.box-butte.ne.us/
County Seat for Box Butte:   Alliance
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Box Butte County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Nonpareil (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hemingford     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
 

Sheridan County
 
County Seat for Sheridan:   Rushville
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sheridan County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Adaton (Hist)     [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hay Springs     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Whiteclay     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rushville     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Peters (Hist)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Marple (Hist)     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Clinton     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hilton (Hist)     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Albany (Hist)     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Grayson (Hist)     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Gordon     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Sioux County
 
County Website: www.co.sioux.ne.us/
County Seat for Sioux:   Harrison
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sioux County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Orella (Unver)     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Joder (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Glen (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Five Points (Unver)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Montrose (Hist)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Andrews (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Fall River County (SD)
 
County Seat for Fall River:   Hot Springs (SD)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of South Dakota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fall River County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Oelrichs (SD)     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Smithwick (SD)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Ardmore (SD)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Northeast Fall River (SD)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Heppner (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Rumford (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Oglala Lakota County (SD)
 
County Website: oglalalakota.sdcounties.org/
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of South Dakota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oglala Lakota County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
 
  DirectionDistance
Slim Butte (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pine Ridge (SD)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Oglala (SD)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
West Shannon (SD)     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Denby (SD)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Manderson-White Horse Creek (SD)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Manderson (SD)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Wounded Knee (SD)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prairie Pines Retirement Community. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8319, Longitude: -103.0063     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Prairie Pines Retirement Community 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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