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Nearest Communities to Richland, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small village in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most 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.

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

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



Richland is located in Colfax County.

The following 6 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Colfax County: Butler, Cuming, Dodge, Platte, Saunders & Stanton.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 119 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Richland. Of these communities, 111 are located in counties other than Colfax 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 Richland (which is Colfax 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 Richland. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Boone CountyMadison CountySaunders County
Butler CountyMerrick CountySeward County
Cuming CountyNance CountyStanton County
Dodge CountyPlatte CountyYork County
Lancaster CountyPolk County 


Colfax County     (The county where Richland resides)
 
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
Schuyler     [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sunset Acres (Unver)     [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rogers     [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Heun (Unver)     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Leigh     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Clarkson     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Howells     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Olean (Unver)     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 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
Saint Edward     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Vorhees     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Boone     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 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
Bellwood     [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Edholm (Unver)     [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Octavia     [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
David City     [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Linwood     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Nimburg (Unver)     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Abie     [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bruno     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Millerton     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rising City     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Garrison     [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Brainard     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Surprise     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Ulysses     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Loma (Unver)     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Dwight     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 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
Aloys     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Monterey     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Saint Charles (Unver)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bismarck (Hist)     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
West Point     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Beemer     [Map]     NE   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]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Glencoe (Hist)     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Webster (Unver)     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Dodge     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Snyder     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Ames     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Scribner     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Crowell     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hooper     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Inglewood     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fremont     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Paradise Estates (Unver)     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Winslow     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Nickerson     [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]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Malcolm     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Raymond     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 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
Madison     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Enola (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Kalamazoo (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fairview (Hist)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Newman Grove     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Warnerville (Unver)     [Map]     N   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
Silver Creek     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Havens (Unver)     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Clarks     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 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
Genoa     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Krakow     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Merchiston (Unver)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fullerton     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 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   6 miles [9.7 km]
Columbus     [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Wagners Lake (Unver)     [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
College View Park (Unver)     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Countryview Estates (Unver)     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sheldonville     [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Duncan     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Platte Center     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oconee     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gardiner (Unver)     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Tarnov     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Creston     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Monroe     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Humphrey     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cornlea     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Saint Bernard     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lindsay     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Rosenburg     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 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]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Osceola     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Stromsburg     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Swedehome (Unver)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Durant (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Polk     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Saunders County
 
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
Rescue (Hist)     [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Prague     [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Morse Bluff     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Malmo     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Touhy (Unver)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Weston     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cedar Bluffs     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Valparaiso     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Colon     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Wahoo     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Swedeburg (Unver)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Woodcliff (Unver)     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ceresco     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Ithaca     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mead     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 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   30 miles [48.3 km]
Staplehurst     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Marysville (Hist)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Garland     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Seward     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Tamora     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Utica     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 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
Stanton     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Pilger     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Spurville (Unver)     [Map]     N   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]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Thayer     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Benedict     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Waco     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Houston (Unver)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mapps (Unver)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Arborville     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 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 beginning in Richland. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Richland) 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 Richland. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Richland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4369, Longitude: -97.2150     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Richland 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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