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Nuel, Iowa

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The location of Nuel

Welcome to Nuel ...

So far, we have found very little information about Nuel. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Nuel to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Nuel, please Contact Us.

Nuel would have been located within present day Wright County.

The location of Nuel has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Nuel is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Nuel was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Nuel ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fort Dodge   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Nuel

Located in Webster County

Webster City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Nuel

Located in Hamilton County

Humboldt   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Nuel

Located in Humboldt County

Eagle Grove   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Nuel

Clarion   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Nuel

Dakota City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Nuel

Located in Humboldt County

Goldfield   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Nuel

Badger   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Nuel

Located in Webster County

Otho   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Nuel

Located in Webster County

Lehigh   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Nuel

Located in Webster County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Nuel.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Nuel. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Nuel. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nuel.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Nuel:

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Nuel, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nuel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nuel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nuel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6261, Longitude: -93.9647     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nuel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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