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Nearest Communities to Norway, By-County ...

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

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

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 south 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 and not the distance if driven.<1>

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



Norway is located in Benton County.

The following 7 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Benton County: Black Hawk, Buchanan, Iowa, Johnson, Linn, Poweshiek & Tama.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 237 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Norway. Of these communities, 213 are located in counties other than Benton 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 Norway (which is Benton 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 Norway. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Black Hawk CountyJohnson CountyMuscatine County
Buchanan CountyJones CountyPoweshiek County
Cedar CountyKeokuk CountyTama County
Delaware CountyLinn CountyWashington County
Iowa CountyMahaska County 


Benton County     (The county where Norway resides)
 
County Seat for Benton:   Vinton
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benton County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Watkins     [Map]     W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Walford     [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Country Aire Home Park (Unver)     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Newhall     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Atkins     [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Blairstown     [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Van Horne     [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Shellsburg     [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Luzerne     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Eden (Unver)     [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Keystone     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Benton City (Hist)     [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Vinton     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Geneva (Unver)     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Belle Plaine     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Irving     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Benton Station (Hist)     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Garrison     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Rogersville (Unver)     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Manatheka (Hist)     [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Urbana     [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cheney (Unver)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mount Auburn     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Spencers Grove (Unver)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 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
La Porte City     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Jubilee     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Eagle Center (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Louise (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Gilbertville     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Blessing     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Washburn (Unver)     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 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
Brandon     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hamerville (Unver)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rowley     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Shady Grove (Unver)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Quasqueton     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Vista (Unver)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Monti (Unver)     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gatesville (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Independence     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Doris (Unver)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Jesup     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Winthrop     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Wise (Unver)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Cedar County
 
County Seat for Cedar:   Tipton
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cedar County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Cedar Bluff     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Plato (Unver)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
West Branch     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mechanicsville     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Downey     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Buchanan     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cedar Valley     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Centerdale     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Springdale     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Stanwood     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Wald (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Delaware County
 
County Seat for Delaware:   Manchester
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Delaware County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Ehler (Unver)     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Robinson     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ryan     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Golden (Unver)     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Iowa County
 
County Seat for Iowa:   Marengo
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Iowa County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
High Amana (Unver)     [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
West Amana (Unver)     [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Amana     [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Middle Amana     [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
East Amana (Unver)     [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
South Amana     [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Upper South Amana (Unver)     [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Homestead     [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Marengo     [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Conroy     [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dayton     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Koszta (Unver)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Williamsburg     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ladora     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gonoa Bluff (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Dover (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Holbrook (Unver)     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Parnell     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Victor     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Green Center (Unver)     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Millersburg     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
North English     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Armah (Unver)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ambrose (Unver)     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
 
 

Johnson County
 
County Website: www.johnson-county.com/
County Seat for Johnson:   Iowa City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Swisher     [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Shueyville     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cou Falls (Unver)     [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Oxford     [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Curtis (Hist)     [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Green Castle (Hist)     [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Twin View Heights (Unver)     [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
North Liberty     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tiffin     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cosgrove (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Coralville     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Oakdale     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Windham     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Solon     [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Vernon (Unver)     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Williamstown     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Newport (Unver)     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
University Heights     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Amish     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Iowa City     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sharon Center (Unver)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Morse (Unver)     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sutliff (Unver)     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Elmira (Unver)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Graham (Hist)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Oasis     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Breckenridge Estates (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hills     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Midway (Hist)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Parkhurst (Hist)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
River Junction (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lone Tree     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Jones County
 
County Website: www.co.jones.ia.us/
County Seat for Jones:   Anamosa
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jones County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Martelle     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fairview     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Stone City     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Jackson (Unver)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Morley     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cass (Unver)     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Anamosa     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Newport (Unver)     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Argand (Unver)     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Castle Grove (Unver)     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Olin     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Downers Grove (Unver)     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Keokuk County
 
County Seat for Keokuk:   Sigourney
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Keokuk County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Kinross     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
South English     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Aurora     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Creswell (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Webster     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Keswick     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Harper     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Keota     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Gibson     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Thornburg     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Jamestown (Unver)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Coal Creek (Unver)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Rosetta (Hist)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Vulcan (Hist)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Linn County
 
County Website: www.co.linn.ia.us/
County Seat for Linn:   Cedar Rapids
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Linn County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Fairfax     [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Grand View Village     [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hometown-Cedar Terrace (Unver)     [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Beverly Depot (Unver)     [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cedar Hills     [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Covington (Unver)     [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Konigsmark (Unver)     [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Palo     [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lincolnway Village     [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
West Cedar Rapids (Unver)     [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Linn Junction (Unver)     [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cedar Rapids     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kirkwood Estates (Unver)     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Western (Unver)     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
New Buffalo (Unver)     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
East Rapids (Unver)     [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Otis (Unver)     [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Summit (Unver)     [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Worthington Acres (Unver)     [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hiawatha Oak Brook Court (Unver)     [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hiawatha     [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Louisa (Unver)     [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sunset Village     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ely     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lindale Manor (Unver)     [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Robins     [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Toddville     [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Vernon View (Unver)     [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Midway (Unver)     [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Marion     [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bertram     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Center Point     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lafayette (Unver)     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Eagle Ridge Community (Unver)     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Squaw Creek Village     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Alburnett     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Alice (Unver)     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Mount Vernon     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Paralta (Unver)     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rogers (Unver)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Springville     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lisbon     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Walker     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Jordans Grove (Unver)     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Whittier (Unver)     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Viola     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Central City     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Paris (Hist)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Troy Mills     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Waubeek (Unver)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Coggon     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Prairieburg     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
 

Mahaska County
 
County Seat for Mahaska:   Oskaloosa
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mahaska County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Agricola (Hist)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Barnes City     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Muscatine County
 
County Website: www.co.muscatine.ia.us/
County Seat for Muscatine:   Muscatine
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Muscatine County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
West Liberty     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Poweshiek County
 
County Seat for Poweshiek:   Montezuma
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Poweshiek County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Hartwick     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Carnforth (Unver)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Guernsey     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Brooklyn     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dresden (Unver)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Deep River     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Sheridan     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Malcom     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Tilton (Unver)     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Montezuma     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ewart (Unver)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Tama County
 
County Website: www.tamacounty.org/
County Seat for Tama:   Toledo
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tama County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Redman (Hist)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elberon     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Chelsea     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Vining     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Clutier     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Dysart     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Haven (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Helena (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Long Point (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gladstone     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Mooreville (Hist)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
West Union (Hist)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tama     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Traer     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Toledo     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Buckingham     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Mesquakie Indian Settlement (Unver)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Potter (Unver)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Dinsdale (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

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County Seat for Washington:   Washington
 
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  DirectionDistance
Wassonville (Hist)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Daytonville (Unver)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Kalona     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Nira (Unver)     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Wellman     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Richmond (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Iowa Junction (Hist)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Riverside     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Yatton (Hist)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lexington (Unver)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
West Chester     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Norway. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Norway) 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 Norway. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Norway

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Norway. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9022, Longitude: -91.9227     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Norway 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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