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Nearest Communities to Sterley, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the northwest 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 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 west 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.

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

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



Although our information shows that the community of Sterley is historic,<2> it would have been located within present day Floyd County.

The following 7 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Floyd County: Briscoe, Crosby, Dickens, Hale, Lubbock, Motley & Swisher.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 79 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Sterley. Of these communities, 56 are located in counties other than Floyd County.

We usually exclude communities when we still need to verify their location,<3> but for the purpose of this page, we have included the unverified ('unver') and historic ('hist') communities.

After starting with the home county for Sterley (which is Floyd 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 Sterley. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Briscoe CountyHale CountySwisher County
Castro CountyHall County 
Crosby CountyLubbock County 
Dickens CountyMotley County 


Floyd County     (The county where Sterley resides)
 
County Seat for Floyd:   Floydada
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Lone Star (Unver)     [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
South Plains     [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Lockney     [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Providence (Unver)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cereal (Unver)     [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Crume Gin (Unver)     [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Aiken     [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Muncy (Unver)     [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Johnfarris (Unver)     [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Della Plain (Hist)     [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cedar Hill     [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sandhill (Unver)     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Floydada     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Barwise (Unver)     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gray Mule (Hist)     [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Fairmont (Unver)     [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Boothe (Unver)     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Harmony (Unver)     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Plains Assembly (Unver)     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Allmon (Unver)     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
McCoy (Unver)     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Lakeview (Unver)     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Dougherty     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
 
 

Briscoe County
 
County Seat for Briscoe:   Silverton
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Briscoe County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Whitney     [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rock Creek (Unver)     [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Silverton     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Quitaque     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Antelope Flats (Unver)     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Woodburn Place (Unver)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Castro County
 
County Seat for Castro:   Dimmitt
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Castro County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Hilburn (Unver)     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Crosby County
 
County Seat for Crosby:   Crosbyton
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crosby County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Cone     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Farmer     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Mount Blanco (Hist)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Estacado (Hist)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Wake (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Ralls     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lorenzo     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Broadway (Unver)     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Crosbyton     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Dickens County
 
County Seat for Dickens:   Dickens
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dickens County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
McAdoo     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Hale County
 
County Seat for Hale:   Plainview
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Lider (Unver)     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Seth Ward     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ellen (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Finney (Unver)     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Plainview     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Furguson (Unver)     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Snyder (Unver)     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Wasson (Unver)     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Happy Union (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Boone (Unver)     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Six Point (Unver)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wright (Unver)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Petersburg     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hale Center     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Edmonson     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hale City (Hist)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Underwood (Unver)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Halfway (Unver)     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mayfield (Unver)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Abernathy     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cotton Center     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
 

Hall County
 
County Seat for Hall:   Memphis
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hall County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Turkey     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
 
 

Lubbock County
 
County Website: www.co.lubbock.tx.us/
County Seat for Lubbock:   Lubbock
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lubbock County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Becton     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Heckville (Hist)     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
 

Motley County
 
County Seat for Motley:   Matador
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Motley County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Flomot     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Whitestar (Unver)     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Folley (Unver)     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Whiteflat (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
MacBain (Unver)     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Matador     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Roaring Springs     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
 

Swisher County
 
County Seat for Swisher:   Tulia
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Swisher County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Claytonville     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kress     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Eunice (Unver)     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Center Plains (Unver)     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Vigo Park     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Tulia     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Kaffir (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lakeview (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 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 that starts in Sterley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sterley) 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 Sterley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sterley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sterley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2112, Longitude: -101.3977     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sterley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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 significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Sterley, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<3>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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