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Nearest Communities to Moorland, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small city 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.

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

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



Moorland is located in Webster County.

The following 7 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Webster County: Boone, Calhoun, Greene, Hamilton, Humboldt, Pocahontas & Wright.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 174 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Moorland. Of these communities, 142 are located in counties other than Webster 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 Moorland (which is Webster 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 Moorland. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Boone CountyGreene CountyPalo Alto County
Buena Vista CountyHamilton CountyPocahontas County
Calhoun CountyHumboldt CountySac County
Carroll CountyKossuth CountyStory County


Webster County     (The county where Moorland resides)
 
County Website: www.webstercountyia.org/
County Seat for Webster:   Fort Dodge
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Roelyn (Unver)     [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Tara (Unver)     [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
West Fort Dodge (Hist)     [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Barnum     [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
Callender     [Map]     S   5 miles [8 km]
Wadleigh (Unver)     [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
Roberts (Unver)     [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Otho     [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Shady Oak (Unver)     [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fort Dodge     [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lundgren (Unver)     [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Coalville     [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cypsum City (Hist)     [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kalo (Unver)     [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Slifer     [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clare     [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Palm Grove     [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gowrie     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Burnside     [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Border Plains (Unver)     [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Evanston     [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Judd (Unver)     [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Harcourt     [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lehigh     [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brushy     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Badger     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Duncombe     [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lanyon     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lena (Unver)     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dayton     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Vincent     [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Flugstad (Hist)     [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
 
 

Boone County
 
County Website: www.co.boone.ia.us/
County Seat for Boone:   Boone
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Boxholm     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Pilot Mound     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Wolf (Unver)     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ridgeport (Unver)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fraser     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Beaver     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Centerville     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Griffen (Unver)     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ogden     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Logansport (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Coal Valley (Unver)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mackey (Unver)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Boone     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Moingona     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Berkley     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Jordan     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Ericson (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Angus (Unver)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Luther     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Buena Vista County
 
County Website: www.co.buena-vista.ia.us/
County Seat for Buena Vista:   Storm Lake
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buena Vista County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Newell     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Albert City     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Calhoun County
 
County Seat for Calhoun:   Rockwell City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Somers     [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Knierim     [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Easley (Unver)     [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rinard     [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Farnhamville     [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Richard (Unver)     [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Manson     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Piper (Unver)     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rands (Unver)     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Stimsons (Hist)     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lohrville     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rockwell City     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Twin Lakes     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pomeroy     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Wightman (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Jolley     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Sherwood (Unver)     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lavinia (Unver)     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Knoke (Unver)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lake City     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lytton     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Yetter     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
 
 

Carroll County
 
County Website: www.co.carroll.ia.us/
County Seat for Carroll:   Carroll
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Lanesboro     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Benan (Hist)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Kentner (Unver)     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ralston     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lidderdale     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Glidden     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mount Carmel (Unver)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Carroll Community Estates     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Carroll     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Breda     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Maple River (Unver)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Greene County
 
County Seat for Greene:   Jefferson
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Paton     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Adaza (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Churdan     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Dana     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Gravel Pit (Unver)     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Farlin (Unver)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Grand Junction     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Jefferson     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Scranton     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Winkelmans (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Rippey     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cooper     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Green Brier (Unver)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
 

Hamilton County
 
County Seat for Hamilton:   Webster City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hamilton County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Highview (Unver)     [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Homer (Unver)     [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Stratford     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Webster City     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Stanhope     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Kamrar     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Stonega (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Remicker (Hist)     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Blairsburg     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Rosendale (Unver)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Jewell     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Ellsworth     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Randall     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Williams     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Humboldt County
 
County Seat for Humboldt:   Dakota City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Humboldt County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Pioneer     [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jones Siding (Unver)     [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Humboldt     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Unique (Unver)     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dakota City     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gilmore City     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rutland     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Thor     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Arnold     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bradgate     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hardy     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bode     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Livermore     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ottosen     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Renwick     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
 
 

Kossuth County
 
County Seat for Kossuth:   Algona
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kossuth County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Saint Joseph (Unver)     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lu Verne     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Galbraith (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hanna (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Irvington     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Palo Alto County
 
County Seat for Palo Alto:   Emmetsburg
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Palo Alto County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
West Bend     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mallard     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Pocahontas County
 
County Seat for Pocahontas:   Pocahontas
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pocahontas County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Blanden (Unver)     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lizard (Hist)     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Palmer     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Westview (Unver)     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pocahontas     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Rusk (Unver)     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Rolfe     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rubens Siding (Unver)     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fonda     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ridotto (Unver)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ware (Unver)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Havelock     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Plover     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Varina     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Laurens     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Sac County
 
County Website: www.saccounty.org/
County Seat for Sac:   Sac City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sac County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Auburn     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Grant City     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pettis (Unver)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sac City     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ulmer (Unver)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hart (Unver)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Carnarvon (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lake View     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Nemaha     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Story County
 
County Website: www.storycounty.com/
County Seat for Story:   Nevada
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Story County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Zenorsville     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Story City     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Gilbert     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Wright County
 
County Website: www.wrightcounty.org/
County Seat for Wright:   Clarion
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wright County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Nuel (Hist)     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Woolstock     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Eagle Grove     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Goldfield     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Florence (Unver)     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Holmes     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Clarion     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Morhain (Unver)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Drew (Unver)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Cornelia     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Galt     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Solberg (Hist)     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moorland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4414, Longitude: -94.2944     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Moorland 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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