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The location of Montour









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Montour.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Montour ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Waterloo. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the northeast of Montour. Waterloo has a population of 67,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Ames. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the west of Montour and has a population of 67,200 people.

For comparison, Montour has a population of 240 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting in Montour.<2>

Albion     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the northwest of Montour.

Dunbar     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the southwest of Montour.

Ferguson     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the west of Montour.

Garwin     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the north of Montour.

Gilman     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the southwest of Montour.

Gladbrook     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the north of Montour.

Gladstone     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the east of Montour.

Haverhill     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the west of Montour.

Laurel     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the southwest of Montour.

Le Grand     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the northwest of Montour.

Marshalltown     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the west of Montour.

Newburg     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the south of Montour.

Sheridan     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the southeast of Montour.

Tama     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the east of Montour.

Toledo     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the east of Montour.

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

Tama County ...

Montour is located in Tama County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tama County: Benton, Black Hawk, Grundy, Iowa, Jasper, Marshall & Poweshiek.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Montour ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Montour.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montour ...

Looking for more information about Montour? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Montour, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Montour.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Montour. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Iowa

Iowa Tourism

Parks for Iowa

Fishing in Iowa

Hunting in Iowa

TripAdvisor Link for:

Iowa Statewide Tourism

Montour Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Montour

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Iowa

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Iowa

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Iowa

Airports Near Montour ...

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 better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Montour.

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

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

Large Airports

Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM) <4>   [Map]
57 miles [91.7 km] miles to the West Southwest of Montour.

Rochester Intl.  (RST/KRST)   [Map]
133 miles [214 km] miles to the North of Montour.

Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
170 miles [273.6 km] miles to the West Southwest of Montour.

Rockford Intl.  (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
185 miles [297.7 km] miles to the East of Montour.

Dane County Rgnl.  (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
189 miles [304.2 km] miles to the East Northeast of Montour.

Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.  (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]
201 miles [323.5 km] miles to the North of Montour.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Waterloo Rgnl.  (ALO/KALO)   [Map]
42 miles [67.6 km] miles to the North Northeast of Montour.

The Eastern Iowa Airport  (CID/KCID)   [Map]
52 miles [83.7 km] miles to the East of Montour.

Fort Dodge Rgnl. (FOD/KFOD)   [Map]
85 miles [136.8 km] miles to the West Northwest of Montour.

Mason City Muni. (MCW/KMCW)   [Map]
87 miles [140 km] miles to the North Northwest of Montour.

General Aviation Airports

Toledo Muni. (FAA ID: 8C5)   [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the East of Montour.

Marshalltown Muni. (ICAO: KMIW)   [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the Northwest of Montour.

Grinnell Rgnl. (ICAO: KGGI)   [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the South of Montour.

Traer Muni. (FAA ID: 8C6)   [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the Northeast of Montour.

Belle Plaine Muni. (FAA ID: TZT)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the East Southeast of Montour.

Newton Muni. (ICAO: KTNU)   [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the Southwest of Montour.

Grundy Center Muni. (FAA ID: 6K7)   [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the North Northwest of Montour.

Sully Muni. (FAA ID: 8C2)   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the South Southwest of Montour.

Additional Airport Information

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

Des Moines Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DSMICAO: KDSM

Website for Des Moines International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Rochester Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RSTICAO: KRST

Website for Rochester International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Dubuque Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DBQICAO: KDBQ

Website for Dubuque Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Southeast Iowa Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BRLICAO: KBRL

Website for Southeast Iowa Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Quad City Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MLIICAO: KMLI

Website for Quad City International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Marshalltown Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KMIW

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Grinnell Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KGGI

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Newton Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KTNU

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Eppley Airfield     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: OMAICAO: KOMA

Website for Eppley Airfield

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Vinton Veterans Meml. Airpark     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KVTI

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Iowa Falls Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KIFA

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Rockford Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RFDICAO: KRFD

Website for Rockford International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Dane County Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSNICAO: KMSN

Website for Dane County Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSPICAO: KMSP

Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Waterloo Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ALOICAO: KALO

Website for Waterloo Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

The Eastern Iowa Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CIDICAO: KCID

Website for The Eastern Iowa Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Fort Dodge Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: FODICAO: KFOD

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Mason City Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MCWICAO: KMCW

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tama County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tama County: www.tamacounty.org/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Montour) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Montour. 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 Montour

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montour. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9803, Longitude: -92.7150     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Montour have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Montour), 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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<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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