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Nearest Communities to Rescue, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the southeast 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 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.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rescue and not the distance if you drove.<1>

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



Although our information shows that the community of Rescue is historic,<2> it would have been located within present day Saunders County.

The following 8 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Saunders County: Butler, Cass, Colfax, Dodge, Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy & Seward.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 160 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Rescue. Of these communities, 139 are located in counties other than Saunders County.

We usually exclude communities when we still need to verify their location,<3> but for the purpose of this page, we have included the unverified ('unver') and historic ('hist') communities.

After starting with the home county for Rescue (which is Saunders 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 Rescue. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Burt CountyDodge CountySarpy County
Butler CountyDouglas CountySeward County
Cass CountyLancaster CountyWashington County
Colfax CountyPlatte CountyYork County
Cuming CountyPolk County 


Saunders County     (The county where Rescue resides)
 
County Website: www.co.saunders.ne.us/
County Seat for Saunders:   Wahoo
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saunders County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Prague     [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Morse Bluff     [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Malmo     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Weston     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cedar Bluffs     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Colon     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Touhy (Unver)     [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wahoo     [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Valparaiso     [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Swedeburg (Unver)     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Woodcliff (Unver)     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Mead     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Ithaca     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Leshara     [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ceresco     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Yutan     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Memphis     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Wann     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Riverside (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Abel (Unver)     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ashland     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
 

Burt County
 
County Seat for Burt:   Tekamah
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Burt County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Argo (Hist)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Essen (Unver)     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Oakland     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Craig     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Butler County
 
County Website: www.co.butler.ne.us/
County Seat for Butler:   David City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Butler County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Abie     [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Nimburg (Unver)     [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Linwood     [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
Bruno     [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Edholm (Unver)     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Octavia     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Brainard     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
David City     [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Loma (Unver)     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dwight     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Garrison     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bellwood     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Millerton     [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Rising City     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ulysses     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Surprise     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
 
 

Cass County
 
County Website: www.cassne.org/
County Seat for Cass:   Plattsmouth
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cass County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Greenwood     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
South Bend     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Colfax County
 
County Website: www.colfaxcounty.ne.gov/
County Seat for Colfax:   Schuyler
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Colfax County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Rogers     [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Schuyler     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sunset Acres (Unver)     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Richland     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Heun (Unver)     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Howells     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Olean (Unver)     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Clarkson     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Leigh     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
 
 

Cuming County
 
County Website: www.co.cuming.ne.us/
County Seat for Cuming:   West Point
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cuming County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Monterey     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Saint Charles (Unver)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Aloys     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
West Point     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bismarck (Hist)     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Beemer     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Dodge County
 
County Website: www.dodgecounty.ne.gov/
County Seat for Dodge:   Fremont
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dodge County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
North Bend     [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ames     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Webster (Unver)     [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Inglewood     [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fremont     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Paradise Estates (Unver)     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Glencoe (Hist)     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hooper     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Nickerson     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Scribner     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Snyder     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Dodge     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fontanelle     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Winslow     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Crowell     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Telbasta     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Uehling     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
 

Douglas County
 
County Website: www.co.douglas.ne.us/
County Seat for Douglas:   Omaha
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Douglas County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Mercer (Unver)     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Lake Platte View (Unver)     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Valley     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Venice     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
King Lake     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rellers Park (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Waterloo     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Elk City     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Elkhorn     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Skyline (Unver)     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Omaha Regency (Unver)     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bennington     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lane (Unver)     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Boys Town     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Green Meadows (Unver)     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Millard     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Maplewood Estates (Unver)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Lancaster County
 
County Website: www.lancaster.ne.gov/
County Seat for Lancaster:   Lincoln
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lancaster County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Agnew     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Davey     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Raymond     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Malcolm     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Arbor (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Woodlawn (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Huskerville (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mark IV Estates (Unver)     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Waverly     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Belmont     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Countryside Estates (Unver)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gaslight Village     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
West Lincoln (Unver)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Woodlawn Estates (Unver)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Marian Center (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Emerald     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Havelock     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
University Place (Unver)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bethany (Unver)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Cushman (Unver)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lincoln     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Prairie Home (Unver)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Yankee Hill (Hist)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Walton     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Platte County
 
County Website: www.plattecounty.net/
County Seat for Platte:   Columbus
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Platte County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Carriage House Estates     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Columbus     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
College View Park (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Countryview Estates (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Wagners Lake (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sheldonville     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Duncan     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Oconee     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Platte Center     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Creston     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gardiner (Unver)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Tarnov     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Monroe     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Humphrey     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 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
Shelby     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Osceola     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Stromsburg     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Sarpy County
 
County Website: www.sarpy.com/
County Seat for Sarpy:   Papillion
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sarpy County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Beacon View (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Linoma Beach     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Gretna     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Melia (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Chalco     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Plattford (Hist)     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Seward County
 
County Website: www.connectseward.org/cgov/
County Seat for Seward:   Seward
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Seward County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Bee     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Garland     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Staplehurst     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Marysville (Hist)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Seward     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ruby (Unver)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Tamora     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Pleasant Dale     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Grover     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Riverside Park (Unver)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Goehner     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Utica     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Milford     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Washington County
 
County Website: www.co.washington.ne.us/
County Seat for Washington:   Blair
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Arlington     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Admah (Hist)     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Washington     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Orum (Unver)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Kennard     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Blair     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Herman     [Map]     NE   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
Gresham     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rescue. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3442, Longitude: -96.8706     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rescue have been estimated.

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<2>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 significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Rescue, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<3>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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