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 The location of Winthrop 

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Around Winthrop ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Kansas City. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southeast of Winthrop. Kansas City has a population of 467,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Overland Park (KS). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southeast of Winthrop and has a population of 181,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Winthrop and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2013
Population
DirectionDistance
Atchison (KS)   [Map]   10,925   W   Less than 2 miles
Kansas City (KS)   [Map]   148,483   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lansing (KS)   [Map]   11,642   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lawrence (KS)   [Map]   90,811   S   41 miles [66 km]
Leavenworth (KS)   [Map]   35,891   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Lenexa (KS)   [Map]   50,344   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Merriam (KS)   [Map]   11,281   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Olathe (KS)   [Map]   131,885   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Prairie Village (KS)   [Map]   21,892   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Shawnee (KS)   [Map]   64,323   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Topeka (KS)   [Map]   127,679   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Excelsior Springs   [Map]   11,418   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Gladstone   [Map]   26,157   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Liberty   [Map]   30,096   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Saint Joseph   [Map]   77,147   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2013
Population
DirectionDistance
Bendena (KS)   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brenner (KS)   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cummings (KS)   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Denton (KS)   [Map]   148   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Doniphan (KS)   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Easton (KS)   [Map]   253   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Huron (KS)   [Map]   54   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lancaster (KS)   [Map]   297   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Moray (KS)   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Palermo (KS)   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Potter (KS)   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
De Kalb   [Map]   222   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Iatan   [Map]   46   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lewis and Clark Village   [Map]   133   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Rushville   [Map]   272   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]

For more communities neighboring Winthrop, please visit our County-by-County Page for Winthrop.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winthrop ...

Looking for more information about Winthrop? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Winthrop? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Winthrop, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Winthrop.

Buchanan County ...

Winthrop is located in Buchanan County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Buchanan County: Atchison (KS), Doniphan (KS), Andrew, Clinton, DeKalb & Platte.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Winthrop. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have two new sections that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Winthrop.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Winthrop. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Winthrop. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near Winthrop ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Winthrop.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<4>  NFDC<5>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Amelia Earhart Airport   [Map]   K59   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Rosecrans Meml.(ICAO: KSTJ)   [Map]   STJ   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Horton Muni.   [Map]   K91   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Kansas City Intl. (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   MCI   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hiawatha Muni.   [Map]   K87   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<6> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Winthrop.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Winthrop. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kansas City Intl. (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   MCI   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Eppley Airfield (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]   OMA   NNW   127 miles [204.4 km]
Des Moines Intl. (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]   DSM   NNE   155 miles [249.4 km]
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport (ICT/KICT)   [Map]   ICT   SW   182 miles [292.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Charles B. Wheeler Airport (MKC/KMKC)   [Map]   MKC   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Forbes Fld. (FOE/KFOE)   [Map]   FOE   SW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Manhattan Rgnl. (MHK/KMHK)   [Map]   MHK   WSW   88 miles [141.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Amelia Earhart Airport   [Map]   K59   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Rosecrans Meml.(ICAO: KSTJ)   [Map]   STJ   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Horton Muni.   [Map]   K91   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hiawatha Muni.   [Map]   K87   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Kansas City Intl.   (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
        Website for Kansas City International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eppley Airfield   (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
        Website for Eppley Airfield
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rosecrans Meml.   (ICAO: KSTJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence Muni.   (LWC/KLWC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Philip Billard Muni.   (TOP/KTOP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Brenner Fld.   (ICAO: KFNB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Des Moines Intl.   (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
        Website for Des Moines International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Johnson County Exec.   (TUJ/KOJC)   [Map]
        Website for Johnson County Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport   (ICT/KICT)   [Map]
        Website for Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tulsa Intl.   (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]
        Website for Tulsa International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lambert - St. Louis Intl.   (STL/KSTL)   [Map]
        Website for Lambert - Saint Louis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Charles B. Wheeler Airport   (MKC/KMKC)   [Map]
        Website for Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Forbes Fld.   (FOE/KFOE)   [Map]
        Website for Forbes Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Manhattan Rgnl.   (MHK/KMHK)   [Map]
        Website for Manhattan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

About Missouri

About Buchanan County

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Winthrop. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Buchanan County


The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around Winthrop:

Panoramio.com





Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Winthrop.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins at Winthrop. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Winthrop) to Point B.

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<3>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<5>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Winthrop), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Winthrop.



 
 
 

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