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Nearest Communities to Mona, By-County ...

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

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

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<1>

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



Mona is located in Mitchell County.

The following 5 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mitchell County: Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Howard, Worth & Mower (MN).

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 211 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Mona. Of these communities, 194 are located in counties other than Mitchell 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 Mona (which is Mitchell 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 Mona. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Cerro Gordo CountyWinnebago CountyFreeborn County (MN)
Chickasaw CountyWorth CountyMower County (MN)
Floyd CountyDodge County (MN)Olmsted County (MN)
Hancock CountyFaribault County (MN)Steele County (MN)
Howard CountyFillmore County (MN)Waseca County (MN)


Mitchell County     (The county where Mona resides)
 
County Seat for Mitchell:   Osage
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mitchell County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Stacyville Junction (Unver)     [Map]     S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Otranto (Unver)     [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Toeterville     [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Carpenter     [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Saint Ansgar     [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Stacyville     [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Meyer     [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mitchell     [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Little Cedar     [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dixie (Unver)     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Osage     [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bailey (Unver)     [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brownville (Unver)     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
McIntire     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rock Creek     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Orchard     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
New Haven (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
 
 

Cerro Gordo County
 
County Website: www.co.cerro-gordo.ia.us/
County Seat for Cerro Gordo:   Mason City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cerro Gordo County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Wheelerwood (Unver)     [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Plymouth     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Rock Falls     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Plymouth Junction (Unver)     [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Freeman (Unver)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Portland     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Creamery (Unver)     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mason City     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Central Heights (Unver)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mason City Junction     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Registry Park (Unver)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Emery (Unver)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hanford (Unver)     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cameron (Unver)     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Owen (Unver)     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Clear Lake     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Burchinal     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cartersville (Unver)     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hurley (Unver)     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ventura Heights (Unver)     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ventura     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Rockwell     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Dougherty     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Swaledale     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Chickasaw County
 
County Website: www.chickasawcoia.org/
County Seat for Chickasaw:   New Hampton
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chickasaw County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Deerfield (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Alta Vista     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bassett     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
North Washington     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Chickasaw (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Devon (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ionia     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Jerico (Unver)     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Floyd County
 
County Website: www.floydcoia.org/
County Seat for Floyd:   Charles City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Nora Springs     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Howardville (Unver)     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Nora Junction (Unver)     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rudd     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Floyd     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Colwell     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Floyd Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Nilesville (Unver)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rockford     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Charles City     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Doubleday (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Carney (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Roseville     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Oakwood     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Aureola     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Marble Rock     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Carrville (Unver)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Midway (Unver)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Powersville (Unver)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Hancock County
 
County Seat for Hancock:   Garner
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Miller (Unver)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Howard County
 
County Seat for Howard:   Cresco
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Riceville     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lowther Station (Hist)     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Saratoga (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Chester     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Maple Leaf (Unver)     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Elma     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Davis Corners (Unver)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lidtke Mill (Unver)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lime Springs     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Forest City (Hist)     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lourdes (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bonair (Unver)     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Schley (Unver)     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Florenceville (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Winnebago County
 
County Seat for Winnebago:   Forest City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winnebago County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Norman (Hist)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Lake Mills     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ratna (Hist)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Scarville     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Leland     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Vinje (Unver)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Forest City     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Worth County
 
County Seat for Worth:   Northwood
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Worth County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Meltonville (Unver)     [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Deer Creek (Unver)     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bolan     [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grafton     [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Glade (Unver)     [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Northwood     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kensett     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Manly     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Silver Lake     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Somber (Unver)     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Hanlontown     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bristol     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lansrud (Unver)     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Joice     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fertile     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
 
 

Dodge County (MN)
 
County Website: www.co.dodge.mn.us/
County Seat for Dodge:   Mantorville (MN)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dodge County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Hayfield (MN)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Oslo (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Vernon (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Westfield Center (MN) (Hist)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vlasaty (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Dodge Center (MN)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Heritage Estates (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Valley View Park (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Claremont (MN)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Kasson (MN)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Faribault County (MN)
 
County Website: www.co.faribault.mn.us/
County Seat for Faribault:   Blue Earth (MN)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Faribault County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Walters (MN)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Kiester (MN)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Baroda (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Fillmore County (MN)
 
County Website: www.co.fillmore.mn.us/
County Seat for Fillmore:   Preston (MN)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fillmore County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Ostrander (MN)     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Etna (MN)     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Spring Valley (MN)     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hamilton (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Cherry Grove (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
York (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Freiheit Spring (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Washington (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Forestville (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Greenleafton (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Wykoff (MN)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bristol (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fillmore (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Carimona (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Granger (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Freeborn County (MN)
 
County Website: www.co.freeborn.mn.us/
County Seat for Freeborn:   Albert Lea (MN)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Freeborn County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
London (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Myrtle (MN)     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Oakland (MN)     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gordonsville (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hollandale Junction (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Moscow (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Petran (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Glenville (MN)     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hayward (MN)     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Sigsbee (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Twin Grove (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
South Hollandale (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Murtaugh (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Maple Island (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Muckland (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hollandale (MN)     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Stoney Creek Estates (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lerdal (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Albert Lea (MN)     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Twin Lakes (MN)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bancroft (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Clarks Grove (MN)     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Emmons (MN)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Geneva (MN)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Armstrong (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Manchester (MN)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Conger (MN)     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bath (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Mansfield (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hartland (MN)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Alden (MN)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Freeborn (MN)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
 

Mower County (MN)
 
County Website: www.co.mower.mn.us/
County Seat for Mower:   Austin (MN)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mower County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Lyle (MN)     [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles
Johnsburg (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Varco (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rose Creek (MN)     [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Austin Acres (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Austin (MN)     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Adams (MN)     [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Nicolville (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mapleview (MN)     [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Taopi (MN)     [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ramsey (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Andyville (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elkton (MN)     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brownsdale (MN)     [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lansing (MN)     [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Corning (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mayville (MN) (Hist)     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Renova (MN) (Hist)     [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dexter (MN)     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Le Roy (MN)     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Sargeant (MN)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Waltham (MN)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Grand Meadow (MN)     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Racine (MN)     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
 
 

Olmsted County (MN)
 
County Website: www.olmstedcounty.com/
County Seat for Olmsted:   Rochester (MN)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Olmsted County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
High Forest (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Rock Dell (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Stewartville (MN)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Judge (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Shanty Town (MN)     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Pleasant Grove (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Salem Corners (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Byron (MN)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Simpson (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Steele County (MN)
 
County Website: www.co.steele.mn.us/
County Seat for Steele:   Owatonna (MN)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Steele County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Blooming Prairie (MN)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Union (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ellendale (MN)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bixby (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Summit (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Litomysl (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
River Point (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hope (MN)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Steele Center (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pratt (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Saco (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lemond (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Waseca County (MN)
 
County Website: www.co.waseca.mn.us/
County Seat for Waseca:   Waseca (MN)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Waseca County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
New Richland (MN)     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mona. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4872, Longitude: -92.9413     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mona 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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