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Nearest Communities to Morningside, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most 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 starting from Morningside and not the distance if you are driving it.<1>

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



Morningside is located in Woodbury County.

The following 7 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Woodbury County: Cherokee, Ida, Monona, Plymouth, Dakota (NE), Thurston (NE) & Union (SD).

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 143 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Morningside. Of these communities, 113 are located in counties other than Woodbury 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 Morningside (which is Woodbury 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 Morningside. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Cherokee CountyBurt County (NE)Thurston County (NE)
Ida CountyCedar County (NE)Wayne County (NE)
Monona CountyCuming County (NE)Clay County (SD)
Plymouth CountyDakota County (NE)Perkins County (SD)
Sioux CountyDixon County (NE)Union County (SD)


Woodbury County     (The county where Morningside resides)
 
County Website: www.woodbury-ia.com/
County Seat for Woodbury:   Sioux City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Woodbury County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Regency of Sioux City     [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles
Sioux City     [Map]     NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Holiday Village     [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Springdale (Unver)     [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Glen Ellen (Unver)     [Map]     SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Leeds (Unver)     [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Estates West (Unver)     [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sergeant Bluff     [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Evergreen Village     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mount Lucia (Unver)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Riverside (Unver)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lawton     [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bronson     [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Salix     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Luton (Unver)     [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Moville     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Climbing Hill     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Owego (Unver)     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Sloan     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Holly Springs (Unver)     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hornick     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lucky Valley (Hist)     [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Anthon     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Pierson     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Oto     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Smithland     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Correctionville     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Midway (Unver)     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Cushing     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Danbury     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
 

Cherokee County
 
County Seat for Cherokee:   Cherokee
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Fielding (Unver)     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Washta     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Marcus     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Quimby     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Mary Hill (Unver)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Cleghorn     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Ida County
 
County Seat for Ida:   Ida Grove
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ida County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Battle Creek     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Monona County
 
County Seat for Monona:   Onawa
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monona County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Albaton (Unver)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Whiting     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Maple Landing (Hist)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Rodney     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ticonic (Unver)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Kennebec (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Onawa     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Castana     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Mapleton     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Turin     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Blencoe     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Plymouth County
 
County Website: www.co.plymouth.ia.us/
County Seat for Plymouth:   Le Mars
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Plymouth County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
James (Unver)     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Yeomans (Unver)     [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brookdale (Unver)     [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hinton     [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wren (Unver)     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Potosia (Unver)     [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Neptune (Unver)     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Millnerville (Unver)     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Merrill     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Adaville     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Plymouth (Hist)     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kingsley     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Union Center (Unver)     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
O'Leary (Unver)     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Crathorne (Unver)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Ruble (Unver)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
West Le Mars (Unver)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Le Mars     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Westfield     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Brunsville     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Parkview Terrace (Unver)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mammen (Unver)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Akron     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Oyens     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Seney (Unver)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Craig     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Struble     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Remsen     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
 
 

Sioux County
 
County Website: www.siouxcounty.org/
County Seat for Sioux:   Orange City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sioux County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Chatsworth     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
McNally     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ireton     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Maurice     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Carnes (Unver)     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hawarden     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Orange City     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Alton     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Highland Park (Unver)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Burt County (NE)
 
County Seat for Burt:   Tekamah (NE)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Burt County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Basford (NE) (Hist)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Decatur (NE)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lyons (NE)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bertha (NE)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Cedar County (NE)
 
County Website: www.co.cedar.ne.us/
County Seat for Cedar:   Hartington (NE)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cedar County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Obert (NE)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Laurel (NE)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
 

Cuming County (NE)
 
County Website: www.co.cuming.ne.us/
County Seat for Cuming:   West Point (NE)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cuming County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Bancroft (NE)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
 

Dakota County (NE)
 
County Seat for Dakota:   Dakota City (NE)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dakota County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Covington (NE) (Hist)     [Map]     NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
South Sioux City (NE)     [Map]     W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Dakota City (NE)     [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
North Shore (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Millis Beach (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Jackson (NE)     [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Homer (NE)     [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hubbard (NE)     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Willis (NE)     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Goodwin (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Nacora (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Emerson (NE)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
 
 

Dixon County (NE)
 
County Website: www.co.dixon.ne.us/
County Seat for Dixon:   Ponca (NE)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dixon County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
 
  DirectionDistance
Ponca (NE)     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Waterbury (NE)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Allen (NE)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Martinsburg (NE)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ionia (NE) (Hist)     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lembke Landing (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Newcastle (NE)     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Wakefield (NE)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Concord (NE)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Dixon (NE)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Maskell (NE)     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lime Grove (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
 

Thurston County (NE)
 
County Seat for Thurston:   Pender (NE)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Thurston County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Winnebago (NE)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Walthill (NE)     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Macy (NE)     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Thurston (NE)     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rosalie (NE)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pender (NE)     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
 
 

Wayne County (NE)
 
County Website: www.county.waynene.org/
County Seat for Wayne:   Wayne (NE)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Nebraska       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Wayne (NE)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Altona (NE) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Clay County (SD)
 
County Website: www.claycountysd.org/
County Seat for Clay:   Vermillion (SD)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of South Dakota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Burbank (SD)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Vermillion (SD)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Greenfield (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Alsen (SD)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Perkins County (SD)
 
County Seat for Perkins:   Bison (SD)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of South Dakota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perkins County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Richland (SD)     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
 
 

Union County (SD)
 
County Seat for Union:   Elk Point (SD)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of South Dakota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Dakota Dunes (SD)     [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
McCook Lake (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
North Sioux City (SD)     [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jefferson (SD)     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Elk Point (SD)     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Richland (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Junction City (SD)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Spink (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Big Springs (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Midway (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Nora (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hill Side (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Alcester (SD)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Emmet (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   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 Morningside. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Morningside) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morningside. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4689, Longitude: -96.3592     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Morningside 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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