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Nearest Communities to Sparenberg, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Sparenberg and not the distance if you are driving it.<1>

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



Sparenberg is located in Dawson County.

The following 7 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Dawson County: Andrews, Borden, Gaines, Howard, Lynn, Martin & Terry.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 67 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Sparenberg. Of these communities, 48 are located in counties other than Dawson 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 Sparenberg (which is Dawson 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 Sparenberg. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Andrews CountyHoward CountyTerry County
Borden CountyLynn County 
Gaines CountyMartin County 
Glasscock CountyMidland County 


Dawson County     (The county where Sparenberg resides)
 
County Seat for Dawson:   Lamesa
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dawson County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Fivemile (Unver)     [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Tenmile (Unver)     [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Klondike (Unver)     [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Midway (Unver)     [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Key (Unver)     [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Los Ybanez     [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Patricia (Unver)     [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Friendship (Unver)     [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lamesa     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Union (Unver)     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Arvana (Unver)     [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hancock (Unver)     [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mungerville (Unver)     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hindman (Unver)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sand (Unver)     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Punkin Center (Unver)     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Grandview (Unver)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pride (Unver)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Welch     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
 
 

Andrews County
 
County Website: www.co.andrews.tx.us/
County Seat for Andrews:   Andrews
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Andrews County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Sixteen Corner Windmill (Unver)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Waldon Place Windmill (Unver)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Borden County
 
County Seat for Borden:   Gail
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Borden County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Mesquite (Hist)     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Plains (Unver)     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Gail     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
 
 

Gaines County
 
County Seat for Gaines:   Seminole
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gaines County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
White City (Hist)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ashmore (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Loop     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Glasscock County
 
County Seat for Glasscock:   Garden City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Glasscock County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Old Houston Place (Unver)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lees (Unver)     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Howard County
 
County Seat for Howard:   Big Spring
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Vealmoor     [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Knott     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairview     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Luther (Unver)     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Morita (Unver)     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Big Spring     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Webb Village     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ziler     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lomax (Unver)     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Elbow (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Midway (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
South Haven (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sand Springs (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Vincent (Unver)     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Coahoma     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
 

Lynn County
 
County Seat for Lynn:   Tahoka
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lynn County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
O'Donnell     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Wells (Unver)     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Draw (Unver)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
New Moore (Unver)     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Skeen (Unver)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Grassland (Unver)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Tahoka     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Martin County
 
County Seat for Martin:   Stanton
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martin County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Flower Grove (Unver)     [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ackerly     [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Three Leagues (Unver)     [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Brown (Unver)     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Merrick (Unver)     [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Grady (Unver)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lenorah     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tarzan     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Courtney (Unver)     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Stanton     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Dix (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
 

Midland County
 
County Website: www.co.midland.tx.us/
County Seat for Midland:   Midland
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Midland County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Germania (Unver)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Greenwood     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Chub (Unver)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Terry County
 
County Seat for Terry:   Brownfield
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Terry County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Adair (Unver)     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Union (Unver)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 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 from Sparenberg. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sparenberg) 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 Sparenberg. 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 Sparenberg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sparenberg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5838, Longitude: -101.8409     [Map].

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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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