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Nearest Communities to Smetana, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the northeast 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 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 from Smetana and not the distance if you drove.<1>

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



Smetana is located in Brazos County.

The following 6 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Brazos County: Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson & Washington.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 230 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Smetana. Of these communities, 192 are located in counties other than Brazos 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 Smetana (which is Brazos 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 Smetana. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Austin CountyGrimes CountyMilam County
Burleson CountyLee CountyRobertson County
Falls CountyLeon CountyWalker County
Fayette CountyMadison CountyWaller County


Brazos County     (The county where Smetana resides)
 
County Website: www.co.brazos.tx.us/
County Seat for Brazos:   Bryan
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Brazos County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Fairview (Unver)     [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles
Fountain (Unver)     [Map]     NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Bryan     [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Rye (Hist)     [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
Mudville (Unver)     [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
Sims (Unver)     [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
Stone City     [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
Varisco (Unver)     [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
Mooring (Unver)     [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Boonville     [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Spear (Unver)     [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Koppe (Unver)     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Harvey (Unver)     [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Steep Hollow (Unver)     [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
College Station     [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Moore (Unver)     [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Tabor (Unver)     [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wixon Valley     [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wicker (Unver)     [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Royder (Unver)     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wellborn     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Enright (Unver)     [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cottonwood (Unver)     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kurten     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Reliance (Unver)     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Union (Unver)     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Channey Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Peach Creek (Unver)     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edge (Unver)     [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Millican     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Democrat Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cawthon (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Allen Farm     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Dallam (Unver)     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Nelleva (Unver)     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Macey (Unver)     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Dinkins (Unver)     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Kings Highway (Unver)     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
 
 

Austin County
 
County Website: www.austincounty.com/
County Seat for Austin:   Bellville
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Austin County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
New Wehdem     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Wehdem (Unver)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Burleson County
 
County Seat for Burleson:   Caldwell
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Burleson County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Parker (Unver)     [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Tunis (Unver)     [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chances Store (Unver)     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cooks Point (Unver)     [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rita (Unver)     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Goodwill (Unver)     [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Snook     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hix (Unver)     [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Merle (Hist)     [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wilcox (Unver)     [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Center Line (Unver)     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Caldwell     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Davidson (Unver)     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Harmony (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Clay     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lyons     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chriesman     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Scofield (Hist)     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Somerville     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Frenstat     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Birch (Unver)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Big Creek (Unver)     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Deanville     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
San Antonio Prairie (Unver)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Hogg (Unver)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Gus (Unver)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
 
 

Falls County
 
County Seat for Falls:   Marlin
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Falls County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Eloise (Unver)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Wilderville (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Fayette County
 
County Website: www.co.fayette.tx.us/
County Seat for Fayette:   La Grange
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Carmine     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Ledbetter     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Winedale (Unver)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Grimes County
 
County Seat for Grimes:   Anderson
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grimes County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Ferguson Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Keith (Unver)     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Carlos (Unver)     [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Piedmont (Unver)     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Cross (Unver)     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Iola     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Erwin (Unver)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Navasota     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Singleton (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Anderson     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Roans Prairie     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bedias     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Shiro     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Apolonia (Unver)     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cotton (Unver)     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Courtney (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lynn Grove (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Yarboro (Unver)     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Richards     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Whitehall (Unver)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Stoneham (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Blackberry (Unver)     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Lee County
 
County Seat for Lee:   Giddings
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Dime Box     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Old Dime Box (Unver)     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hicks (Unver)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Tanglewood (Unver)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sweet Home (Unver)     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Doak Springs (Unver)     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lexington     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Loebau (Unver)     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Leo (Unver)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lincoln     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Leon County
 
County Seat for Leon:   Centerville
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Leon County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Wealthy (Unver)     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hilltop Lakes     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Normangee     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Venetia (Unver)     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Flynn     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Madison County
 
County Seat for Madison:   Madisonville
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Bundy Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Zulch (Hist)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
North Zulch     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Canary (Unver)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
George (Unver)     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cottonwood (Unver)     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Mecca (Unver)     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Laceola (Unver)     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Madisonville     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Milam County
 
County Seat for Milam:   Cameron
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Milam County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Nashville (Hist)     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gause     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Port Sullivan (Hist)     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Elevation (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Branchville (Unver)     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hanover (Unver)     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Liberty (Unver)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Milano     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Maysfield     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hoyte (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Crossroads     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Marlow (Unver)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Jones Prairie (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Belmena (Unver)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Minerva (Unver)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Praesel (Unver)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Rockdale     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Cameron     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Forest Grove (Unver)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Quinif (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Silver City     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Baileyville     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Salem (Unver)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Clarkson (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
New Clarkson (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Splawn (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Alcoa (Unver)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Briary (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Elm Ridge (Unver)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Handy (Unver)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Marjorie (Unver)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pleasant Hill (Unver)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sandow (Unver)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Ben Arnold (Unver)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tracy     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Pettibone (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Burlington     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Marak (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
North Elm (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
The Crossroads (Unver)     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Liberty Hill (Unver)     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Salty (Unver)     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Robertson County
 
County Seat for Robertson:   Franklin
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Robertson County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Benchley (Unver)     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Astin (Unver)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mumford     [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sutton (Unver)     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Nicholas (Unver)     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Tatsie Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tatsie (Unver)     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dunns Fort (Unver)     [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Black Jack (Unver)     [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Valley Junction (Unver)     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Wheelock     [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hearne     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Goodland (Unver)     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Port Sullivan (Unver)     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Elliot (Unver)     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Seger (Unver)     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Eaton (Unver)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Barton (Unver)     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Marvin (Unver)     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Franklin     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Calvert     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Calvert Junction (Unver)     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
New Baden     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Owensville     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Easterly (Unver)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Nesbitt (Unver)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Salter (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tidwell Prairie (Unver)     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ridge     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hammond (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hogg (Unver)     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bremond     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Petteway (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bald Prairie (Unver)     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
White Rock (Unver)     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Walker County
 
County Website: www.co.walker.tx.us/
County Seat for Walker:   Huntsville
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Loma (Unver)     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Wesley Grove     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Waller County
 
County Website: www.co.waller.tx.us/
County Seat for Waller:   Hempstead
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Waller County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Rock Island (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Cedar Creek (Unver)     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Howth (Unver)     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Second Corinth (Unver)     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Washington County
 
County Website: www.co.washington.tx.us/
County Seat for Washington:   Brenham
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Independence     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Quarry (Unver)     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
William Penn (Hist)     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Gay Hill     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sandy Hill (Unver)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Prairie Hill (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rehburg (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Washington (Hist)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Longpoint (Unver)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Wiedeville (Unver)     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Earlywine (Unver)     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Zionville (Unver)     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Whitman (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Union Hill (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Goodwill (Unver)     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Graball (Hist)     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Berlin (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Brenham     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Burton     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mill Creek (Unver)     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Brown College (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Daniels (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Klump (Unver)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
La Bahia     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Chappell Hill     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Greenvine (Unver)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Muellersville (Unver)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Phillipsburg (Unver)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Latium (Unver)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Wesley     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smetana. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6521, Longitude: -96.4572     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smetana 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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