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Nearest Communities to Nashua, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small city in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals 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 from Nashua and not the distance if you drove.<1>

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



Nashua is located in Chickasaw County.

The following 7 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Chickasaw County: Bremer, Butler, Fayette, Floyd, Howard, Mitchell & Winneshiek.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 219 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Nashua. Of these communities, 197 are located in counties other than Chickasaw 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 Nashua (which is Chickasaw 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 Nashua. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

Skip ahead to:

Black Hawk CountyFayette CountyHoward County
Bremer CountyFloyd CountyMitchell County
Buchanan CountyFranklin CountyWinneshiek County
Butler CountyGrundy CountyWorth County
Cerro Gordo CountyHardin CountyMower County (MN)


Chickasaw County     (The county where Nashua resides)
 
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
Bradford     [Map]     NE   Less than 2 miles
Chickasaw (Unver)     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Republic (Unver)     [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bassett     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ionia     [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dresden (Unver)     [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Williamstown (Unver)     [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Hampton     [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
North Washington     [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boyd (Unver)     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Deerfield (Unver)     [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Devon (Unver)     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fredericksburg     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Alta Vista     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Nansen (Unver)     [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Jacksonville (Unver)     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bethany Hall (Unver)     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Jerico (Unver)     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lawler     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Reilly Settlement (Unver)     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Little Turkey (Unver)     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Saude (Unver)     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
 
 

Black Hawk County
 
County Website: www.co.black-hawk.ia.us/
County Seat for Black Hawk:   Waterloo
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Black Hawk County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Finchford     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Boies (Unver)     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Glasgow (Hist)     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Norris Siding (Unver)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
North Cedar     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Benson (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cedar City     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lamplighter Villa (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Edwards (Hist)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Castle Hill (Unver)     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cedar Falls     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Big Rock (Unver)     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Crain Creek (Hist)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Dunkerton     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Eastgate Estate Park (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Waterloo     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Armour (Unver)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Dewar     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Evansdale     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cedar Falls Junction (Unver)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hilltop (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hudson     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Canfield (Unver)     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Elk Run Heights     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Raymond     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cedar Knoll Park (Unver)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Orange (Unver)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Raymar (Unver)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Washburn (Unver)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Hicks (Unver)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Gilbertville     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Bremer County
 
County Website: www.co.bremer.ia.us/
County Seat for Bremer:   Waverly
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bremer County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Plainfield     [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Horton (Unver)     [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Roxie (Unver)     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Frederika     [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Seigel (Unver)     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bremer     [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Waverly     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Old Tripoli (Unver)     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Tripoli     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Artesian (Unver)     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Waverly Junction (Unver)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Spring Fountain (Unver)     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Janesville     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Knittel (Unver)     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Denver     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Sumner     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Readlyn     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Wapsie (Unver)     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Buck Creek (Unver)     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Klinger (Unver)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Miner (Unver)     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
 
 

Buchanan County
 
County Website: www.buchanancounty.com/
County Seat for Buchanan:   Independence
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buchanan County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Fairbank     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Littleton (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hazleton     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Jesup     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Butler County
 
County Website: www.butlercoiowa.org/
County Seat for Butler:   Allison
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Butler County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Packard (Unver)     [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clarksville     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Greene     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Shell Rock     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Wilmar (Unver)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Allison     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Pilot Rock (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Butler Center (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Coster (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bristow     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
New Albion (Unver)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Aredale     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Dumont     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
New Hartford     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Kesley     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Eleanor (Unver)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Parkersburg     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Aplington     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Sinclair (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Swanton (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Austinville     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 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
Dougherty     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cartersville (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Owen (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hanford (Unver)     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Portland     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Rock Falls     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Rockwell     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Wheelerwood (Unver)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cameron (Unver)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mason City Junction     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Plymouth Junction (Unver)     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Plymouth     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hurley (Unver)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Mason City     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Freeman (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Central Heights (Unver)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Burchinal     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Registry Park (Unver)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Emery (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Swaledale     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Fayette County
 
County Seat for Fayette:   West Union
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Richfield (Unver)     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Alpha     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Waucoma     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hawkeye     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Oran     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Westgate     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Saint Lucas     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Donnan     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Douglass     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Randalia     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Maynard     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Eldorado (Unver)     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
West Union     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Oelwein     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fayette     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Albany (Unver)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lima (Unver)     [Map]     E   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
Carrville (Unver)     [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Midway (Unver)     [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Powersville (Unver)     [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Charles City     [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Doubleday (Unver)     [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Oakwood     [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Nilesville (Unver)     [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Colwell     [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Floyd Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Carney (Unver)     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Roseville     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Floyd     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Marble Rock     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Aureola     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Howardville (Unver)     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Rockford     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rudd     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Nora Junction (Unver)     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Nora Springs     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
 
 

Franklin County
 
County Seat for Franklin:   Hampton
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Hansell     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sheffield     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Geneva     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Chapin     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Faulkner (Unver)     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hampton     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Washington (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Grundy County
 
County Seat for Grundy:   Grundy Center
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grundy County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Lear (Unver)     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Stout     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Dairyville (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Fredsville (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Dike     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fern     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Buck Grove     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lincoln (Unver)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Zaneta (Unver)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Holland     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Wellsburg     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Hardin County
 
County Seat for Hardin:   Eldora
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Ackley     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 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
Elma     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lourdes (Unver)     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lowther Station (Hist)     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Maple Leaf (Unver)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Riceville     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Saratoga (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Protivin     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Schley (Unver)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Davis Corners (Unver)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vernon Springs     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lime Springs     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bonair (Unver)     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cresco     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lidtke Mill (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Chester     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Forest City (Hist)     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Mitchell County
 
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
Orchard     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
New Haven (Unver)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Osage     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Brownville (Unver)     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Rock Creek     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mitchell     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Little Cedar     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Dixie (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
McIntire     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bailey (Unver)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Meyer     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Stacyville     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Saint Ansgar     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Toeterville     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Stacyville Junction (Unver)     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Carpenter     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Winneshiek County
 
County Seat for Winneshiek:   Decorah
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winneshiek County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Jackson Junction     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Navan (Unver)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fort Atkinson     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Spillville     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Festina     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Twin Springs (Unver)     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ridgeway     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Calmar     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Conover (Unver)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 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
Grafton     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Manly     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Mower County (MN)
 
County Website: www.co.mower.mn.us/
County Seat for Mower:   Austin (MN)
 
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Mower County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Le Roy (MN)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Johnsburg (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   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 Nashua. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nashua) 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 Nashua. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nashua

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nashua. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9517, Longitude: -92.5400     [Map].

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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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