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Great Bend, Ohio

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The location of Great Bend

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Welcome to Great Bend ...

Great Bend is located in Meigs County.

Great Bend is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Great Bend lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Great Bend: (740)

Communities near Great Bend ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Coolville   [Map]   492   N   18 miles [29 km]
Middleport   [Map]   2,465   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pomeroy   [Map]   1,814   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Racine   [Map]   658   W   5 miles [8 km]
Syracuse   [Map]   817   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hartford City (WV)   [Map]   592   W   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Great Bend.

Communities Also Named Great Bend ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Great Bend - they are located in Kansas, New York, North Dakota and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Great Bend.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Great Bend. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Great Bend. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Great Bend.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Great Bend:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Great Bend ...

Looking for more information about Great Bend? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Great Bend? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Great Bend, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Great Bend.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Great Bend. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Great Bend. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Great Bend - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Great Bend. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Great Bend) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Great Bend. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9531, Longitude: -81.8154     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Great Bend have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Great Bend.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Great Bend.