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Nearest Communities to Java By- County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small town in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. 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 west 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 .<1>

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


Java is located in Walworth County.

The following 6 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Walworth County: Campbell, Corson, Dewey, Edmunds, McPherson & Potter.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 35 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> of Java. Of these communities, 29 are located in counties other than Walworth County.

We usually exclude communities where 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 Java (which is Walworth 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 Java. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

  • Walworth County     (The county where Java resides)
    • County Seat for Walworth:   Selby
    • Genealogy Websites   ...
    • Nearest Communities to Java   ...
      • Selby [Walworth County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selby have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selby
        • Selby [Walworth County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 627 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selby
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selby<4>
      • Lowry [Walworth County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowry
        • Lowry [Walworth County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 6 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowry
      • Sitka [Walworth County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sitka have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sitka
        • Sitka [Walworth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Java
        • Estimated population in 2014: 2,473 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sitka
      • Akaska [Walworth County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Akaska have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Akaska
        • Akaska [Walworth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 47 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Akaska
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Akaska<4>
      • Glenham [Walworth County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenham have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenham
        • Glenham [Walworth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 105 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenham
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenham<4>
      • Mobridge [Walworth County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mobridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mobridge
        • Mobridge [Walworth County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 3,444 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mobridge
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mobridge<4>
  • Campbell County
    • County Seat for Campbell:   Mound City
    • Genealogy Websites   ...
    • Nearest Communities to Java   ...
      • Mound City [Campbell County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound City
        • Mound City [Campbell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 66 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound City
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mound City<4>
      • Herreid [Campbell County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herreid have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herreid
        • Herreid [Campbell County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 416 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herreid
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herreid<4>
      • Artas [Campbell County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Artas have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artas
        • Artas [Campbell County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 8 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artas
      • Pollock [Campbell County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pollock have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pollock
        • Pollock [Campbell County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 225 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pollock
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pollock<4>
  • Corson County
    • County Seat for Corson:   McIntosh
    • Genealogy Websites   ...
    • Nearest Communities to Java   ...
      • Wakpala [Corson County]
      • Jeffrey [Corson County] - Historic
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeffrey have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeffrey
        • Jeffrey [Corson County] was located 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Java
        • Estimated population in 2014: 535 people
      • Kenel [Corson County]
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenel
        • Kenel [Corson County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Java
        • Estimated population in 2014: 61 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenel
      • Trail City [Corson County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trail City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trail City
        • Trail City [Corson County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Java
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trail City
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trail City<4>
  • Dewey County
    • County Seat for Dewey:   Timber Lake
    • Genealogy Websites   ...
    • Nearest Communities to Java   ...
      • Moreau [Dewey County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moreau have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moreau
        • Moreau [Dewey County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Java
        • Estimated population in 2014: 21 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moreau
      • Virginia [Dewey County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virginia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia
        • Virginia [Dewey County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Java
        • Estimated population in 2014: 261 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia
      • Marksville [Dewey County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marksville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marksville
        • Marksville [Dewey County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Java
        • Estimated population in 2014: 771 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marksville
  • Edmunds County
    • County Seat for Edmunds:   Ipswich
    • Genealogy Websites   ...
    • Nearest Communities to Java   ...
      • Bowdle [Edmunds County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowdle have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowdle
        • Bowdle [Edmunds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 468 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdle
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdle<4>
      • Gretna [Edmunds County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gretna have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gretna
        • Gretna [Edmunds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Java
        • Estimated population in 2014: 52 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gretna
      • Hosmer [Edmunds County]
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hosmer
        • Hosmer [Edmunds County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 186 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hosmer
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hosmer<4>
      • Roscoe [Edmunds County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roscoe have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roscoe
        • Roscoe [Edmunds County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 289 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roscoe
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roscoe<4>
  • Faulk County
  • McPherson County
    • County Seat for McPherson:   Leola
    • Genealogy Websites   ...
    • Nearest Communities to Java   ...
      • Hillsview [McPherson County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsview have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsview
        • Hillsview [McPherson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 3 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsview
      • Eureka [McPherson County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eureka have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka
        • Eureka [McPherson County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 826 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eureka<4>
      • Greenway [McPherson County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenway have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenway
        • Greenway [McPherson County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Java
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenway
      • Madra [McPherson County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madra have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madra
        • Madra [McPherson County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Java
        • Estimated population in 2014: 7,126 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madra
      • Long Lake [McPherson County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Lake
        • Long Lake [McPherson County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 31 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Lake
  • Potter County
    • County Seat for Potter:   Gettysburg
    • Genealogy Websites   ...
    • Nearest Communities to Java   ...
      • Hoven [Potter County]
      • Tolstoy [Potter County]
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tolstoy
        • Tolstoy [Potter County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 36 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tolstoy
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tolstoy<4>
      • Lebanon [Potter County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lebanon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
        • Lebanon [Potter County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 43 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<4>
      • Gettysburg [Potter County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gettysburg have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gettysburg
        • Gettysburg [Potter County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the south of Java
        • Estimated population in 2019: 1,081 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gettysburg
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gettysburg<4>
  • Emmons County
  • McIntosh County

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Java) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Java. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Java

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Java. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5036, Longitude: -99.8846       In this case, the coordinates for Java have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 


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