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Nearest Communities to Milesville By- County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most 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 from Milesville.<1>

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


Milesville is located in Haakon County.

The following 7 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Haakon County: Dewey, Jackson, Jones, Meade, Pennington, Stanley & Ziebach.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 29 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> of Milesville. Of these communities, 14 are located in counties other than Haakon 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 Milesville (which is Haakon 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 Milesville. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

  • Haakon County     (The county where Milesville resides)
    • County Seat for Haakon:   Philip
    • Genealogy Websites   ...
    • Nearest Communities to Milesville   ...
      • Billsburg [Haakon County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Billsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Billsburg
        • Billsburg [Haakon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Milesville
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Billsburg
      • West Fork [Haakon County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Fork
        • West Fork [Haakon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Milesville
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Fork
      • Hartley [Haakon County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartley
        • Hartley [Haakon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Milesville
        • Estimated population in 2014: 129 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartley
      • Elbon [Haakon County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elbon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elbon
        • Elbon [Haakon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Milesville
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elbon
      • Hilland [Haakon County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hilland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilland
        • Hilland [Haakon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Milesville
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilland
      • Lucerne [Haakon County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lucerne have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucerne
        • Lucerne [Haakon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Milesville
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucerne
      • Continue List ...
        • Dowling [Haakon County] - Historic
          • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dowling have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dowling
          • Dowling [Haakon County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Milesville
        • Kirley [Haakon County]
          • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kirley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirley
          • Kirley [Haakon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Milesville
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirley
        • Elevenmile Corner [Haakon County]
          • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elevenmile Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elevenmile Corner
          • Elevenmile Corner [Haakon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Milesville
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elevenmile Corner
        • Moenville [Haakon County]
          • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moenville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moenville
          • Moenville [Haakon County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Milesville
          • Estimated population in 2014: 18 people
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moenville
        • Ottumwa [Haakon County]
          • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ottumwa have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ottumwa
          • Ottumwa [Haakon County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Milesville
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ottumwa
        • Grindstone [Haakon County]
          • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grindstone have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grindstone
          • Grindstone [Haakon County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Milesville
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grindstone
        • Philip [Haakon County]
          • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philip have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philip
          • Philip [Haakon County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the south of Milesville
          • Estimated population in 2019: 765 people
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philip
          • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philip<4>
        • Powell [Haakon County]
          • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powell
          • Powell [Haakon County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south of Milesville
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powell
        • Midland [Haakon County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midland
          • Midland [Haakon County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Milesville
          • Estimated population in 2019: 127 people
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midland
          • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midland<4>
  • Dewey County
  • Jackson County
  • Meade County
  • Pennington County
  • Stanley County
  • Ziebach County
    • County Seat for Ziebach:   Dupree
    • Genealogy Websites   ...
    • Nearest Communities to Milesville   ...
      • Bridger [Ziebach County]
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridger
        • Bridger [Ziebach County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Milesville
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridger
      • Cherry Creek [Ziebach County]
      • Red Scaffold [Ziebach County]
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Scaffold have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Scaffold
        • Red Scaffold [Ziebach County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Milesville
        • Estimated population in 2014: 372 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Scaffold
      • Dupree [Ziebach County]
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dupree
        • Dupree [Ziebach County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Milesville
        • Estimated population in 2019: 518 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dupree
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dupree<4>

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4591, Longitude: -101.6788    
<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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