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Nearest Communities to Leeton By- County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the southeast 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 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 from Leeton.<1>

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


Leeton is located in Uintah County.

The following 9 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Uintah County: Garfield (CO), Moffat (CO), Rio Blanco (CO), Carbon, Daggett, Duchesne, Emery, Grand & Summit.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 38 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> of Leeton. Of these communities, 18 are located in counties other than Uintah 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 Leeton (which is Uintah 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 Leeton. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

  • Uintah County     (The county where Leeton resides)
    • County Website:   www.co.uintah.ut.us/
    • County Seat for Uintah:   Vernal
    • Genealogy Websites   ...
    • Nearest Communities to Leeton   ...
      • Bennett [Uintah County]
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bennett
        • Bennett [Uintah County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Leeton
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bennett
      • Hayden [Uintah County]
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayden
        • Hayden [Uintah County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Leeton
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayden
      • Whiterocks [Uintah County]
      • Tridell [Uintah County]
      • Lapoint [Uintah County]
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lapoint
        • Lapoint [Uintah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Leeton
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lapoint have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lapoint
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lapoint<3>
      • Ballard [Uintah County]
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ballard
        • Ballard [Uintah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Leeton
        • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,105 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ballard
      • Continue List ...
        • Fort Duchesne [Uintah County]
        • Gusher [Uintah County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gusher
          • Gusher [Uintah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Leeton
          • Former names for Gusher:
          • Moffat
          • Sober City
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gusher
          • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gusher<3>
        • Independence [Uintah County] - Historic
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
          • Independence [Uintah County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Leeton
          • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Randlett [Uintah County]
        • Dry Fork [Uintah County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Fork
          • Dry Fork [Uintah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Leeton
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Fork
        • Maeser [Uintah County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maeser
          • Maeser [Uintah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Leeton
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maeser
        • Leota [Uintah County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leota
          • Leota [Uintah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Leeton
          • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leota have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leota
        • Vernal [Uintah County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vernal
          • Vernal [Uintah County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Leeton
          • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,468 people
          • Former names for Vernal:
          • Ashley
          • Bench
          • The Bench
          • Hatch
          • Jericho
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vernal
          • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vernal<3>
        • Naples [Uintah County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naples
          • Naples [Uintah County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of Leeton
          • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,107 people
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naples
          • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Naples<3>
        • Ouray [Uintah County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ouray
          • Ouray [Uintah County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Leeton
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ouray
        • Fort Robidoux [Uintah County] - Historic
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Robidoux
          • Fort Robidoux [Uintah County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Leeton
          • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Fort Robidoux. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
          • Fort Robidoux has also been known as:
          • Antoine Robidoux's Fort
          • Fort Kit Carson
          • William Reed's Post
        • Bullionville [Uintah County] - Historic
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bullionville
          • Bullionville [Uintah County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Leeton
          • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullionville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jensen [Uintah County]
        • Dyer [Uintah County] - Historic
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dyer
          • Dyer [Uintah County] was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Leeton
          • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Dyer. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
  • Duchesne County
    • County Website:   www.duchesnegov.net/
    • County Seat for Duchesne:   Duchesne
    • Genealogy Websites   ...
    • Nearest Communities to Leeton   ...
      • Neola [Duchesne County]
      • Cedarview [Duchesne County] - Historic
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedarview
        • Cedarview [Duchesne County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Leeton
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedarview have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Roosevelt [Duchesne County]
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roosevelt
        • Roosevelt [Duchesne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Leeton
        • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,261 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roosevelt
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roosevelt<3>
      • Monarch [Duchesne County]
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monarch
        • Monarch [Duchesne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Leeton
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monarch have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monarch
      • Ioka [Duchesne County]
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ioka
        • Ioka [Duchesne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Leeton
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ioka have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ioka
      • Myton [Duchesne County]
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myton
        • Myton [Duchesne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Leeton
        • Population from the 2020 Census: 602 people
        • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myton
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myton<3>
      • Continue List ...
        • Bluebell [Duchesne County]
        • Upalco [Duchesne County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upalco
          • Upalco [Duchesne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Leeton
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upalco
        • Mount Emmons [Duchesne County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Emmons
          • Mount Emmons [Duchesne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Leeton
          • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Emmons have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Emmons
        • Altamont [Duchesne County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altamont
          • Altamont [Duchesne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Leeton
          • Population from the 2020 Census: 275 people
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altamont
          • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altamont<3>
        • Altonah [Duchesne County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altonah
          • Altonah [Duchesne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Leeton
          • Former name for Altonah:
          • Queen City
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altonah
        • Arcadia [Duchesne County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
          • Arcadia [Duchesne County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Leeton
          • Former name for Arcadia:
          • Red Cap
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
        • Bridgeland [Duchesne County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeland
          • Bridgeland [Duchesne County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Leeton
          • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeland
        • Boneta [Duchesne County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boneta
          • Boneta [Duchesne County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the west of Leeton
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boneta
        • Mountain Home [Duchesne County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Home
          • Mountain Home [Duchesne County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the west of Leeton
          • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Home have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Home
          • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Home<3>
        • Talmage [Duchesne County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talmage
          • Talmage [Duchesne County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Leeton
          • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talmage have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talmage
          • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talmage<3>
        • Utahn [Duchesne County] - Historic
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utahn
          • Utahn [Duchesne County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the west of Leeton
          • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utahn have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Duchesne [Duchesne County]
          • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duchesne
          • Duchesne [Duchesne County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Leeton
          • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,725 people
          • Former names for Duchesne:
          • Dora
          • Theodore
          • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duchesne
          • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duchesne<3>

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Leeton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leeton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3891, Longitude: -109.9210       In this case, the coordinates for Leeton 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 


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