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Nearest Communities to New Haven, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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 New Haven and not the distance if driven.<1>

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



New Haven 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 208 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of New Haven. Of these communities, 191 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 New Haven (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 New Haven. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Bremer CountyFloyd CountyFillmore County (MN)
Butler CountyFranklin CountyFreeborn County (MN)
Cerro Gordo CountyHoward CountyMower County (MN)
Chickasaw CountyWinneshiek CountyOlmsted County (MN)
Fayette CountyWorth County 


Mitchell County     (The county where New Haven 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
Brownville (Unver)     [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Little Cedar     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Orchard     [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Osage     [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
McIntire     [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mitchell     [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bailey (Unver)     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Meyer     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Stacyville     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rock Creek     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Saint Ansgar     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Toeterville     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dixie (Unver)     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stacyville Junction (Unver)     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Carpenter     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Mona (Unver)     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Otranto (Unver)     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 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   30 miles [48.3 km]
Horton (Unver)     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Roxie (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Frederika     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Seigel (Unver)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Old Tripoli (Unver)     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bremer     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Spring Fountain (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tripoli     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Waverly     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Sumner     [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
Greene     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Packard (Unver)     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Wilmar (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Clarksville     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Pilot Rock (Unver)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Aredale     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Allison     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bristow     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Shell Rock     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Dumont     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 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]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rock Falls     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Plymouth Junction (Unver)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Plymouth     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Portland     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Owen (Unver)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Freeman (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cartersville (Unver)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hanford (Unver)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Mason City Junction     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Mason City     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cameron (Unver)     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Dougherty     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Central Heights (Unver)     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Registry Park (Unver)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Emery (Unver)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Rockwell     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Creamery (Unver)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Burchinal     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hurley (Unver)     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Clear Lake     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Swaledale     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 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   11 miles [17.7 km]
Alta Vista     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bassett     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
North Washington     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chickasaw (Unver)     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Devon (Unver)     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Ionia     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jerico (Unver)     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bethany Hall (Unver)     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
New Hampton     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bradford     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Nashua     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Nansen (Unver)     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Reilly Settlement (Unver)     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Saude (Unver)     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Jacksonville (Unver)     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Boyd (Unver)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Dresden (Unver)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Republic (Unver)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Williamstown (Unver)     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Lawler     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Little Turkey (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fredericksburg     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 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
Waucoma     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Alpha     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Richfield (Unver)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Saint Lucas     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 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
Howardville (Unver)     [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Colwell     [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Nilesville (Unver)     [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Floyd     [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Doubleday (Unver)     [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Floyd Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Charles City     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rudd     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Carrville (Unver)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Midway (Unver)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Carney (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Oakwood     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Nora Springs     [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Roseville     [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Nora Junction (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rockford     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Powersville (Unver)     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Aureola     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Marble Rock     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 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
Sheffield     [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]     NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lowther Station (Hist)     [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elma     [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Maple Leaf (Unver)     [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Saratoga (Unver)     [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lourdes (Unver)     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Davis Corners (Unver)     [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Chester     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Schley (Unver)     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lime Springs     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lidtke Mill (Unver)     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bonair (Unver)     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Forest City (Hist)     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Vernon Springs     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cresco     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Protivin     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Florenceville (Unver)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 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
Navan (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Jackson Junction     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Kendallville     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ridgeway     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Spillville     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Fort Atkinson     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bluffton     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Conover (Unver)     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Calmar     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Burr Oak (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Festina     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Twin Springs (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 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]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Meltonville (Unver)     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bolan     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Glade (Unver)     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Deer Creek (Unver)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Kensett     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Manly     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Northwood     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hanlontown     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Silver Lake     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fertile     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Somber (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 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]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
York (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Etna (MN)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cherry Grove (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bristol (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Granger (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Greenleafton (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Spring Valley (MN)     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Forestville (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Freiheit Spring (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hamilton (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Wykoff (MN)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Big Spring (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Carimona (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Harmony (MN)     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fillmore (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hutton (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Washington (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Preston (MN)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Canton (MN)     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Fountain (MN)     [Map]     NE   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   26 miles [41.8 km]
Myrtle (MN)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gordonsville (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Oakland (MN)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Glenville (MN)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hollandale Junction (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Moscow (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Petran (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hayward (MN)     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Twin Grove (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Murtaugh (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sigsbee (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
South Hollandale (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 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
Johnsburg (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Le Roy (MN)     [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Taopi (MN)     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Adams (MN)     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lyle (MN)     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rose Creek (MN)     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Elkton (MN)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Varco (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Grand Meadow (MN)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Nicolville (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dexter (MN)     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Renova (MN) (Hist)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Austin Acres (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Austin (MN)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mapleview (MN)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Brownsdale (MN)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ramsey (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Racine (MN)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Andyville (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mayville (MN) (Hist)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lansing (MN)     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Sargeant (MN)     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Waltham (MN)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Corning (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Olmsted County (MN)
 
County Website: www.olmstedcounty.com/
County Seat for Olmsted:   Rochester (MN)
 
Genealogy Websites:
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High Forest (MN) (Unver)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Stewartville (MN)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Haven. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2844, Longitude: -92.6421     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Haven 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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