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Nearest Communities to Old Tripoli, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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 starting from Old Tripoli and not the distance if you drove.<1>

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



Old Tripoli is located in Bremer County.

The following 6 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Bremer County: Black Hawk, Buchanan, Butler, Chickasaw, Fayette & Floyd.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 217 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Old Tripoli. Of these communities, 197 are located in counties other than Bremer 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 Old Tripoli (which is Bremer 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 Old Tripoli. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Allamakee CountyCerro Gordo CountyFloyd County
Benton CountyChickasaw CountyGrundy County
Black Hawk CountyClayton CountyHoward County
Buchanan CountyDelaware CountyMitchell County
Butler CountyFayette CountyTama County


Bremer County     (The county where Old Tripoli resides)
 
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
Tripoli     [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
Spring Fountain (Unver)     [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Frederika     [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Seigel (Unver)     [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Knittel (Unver)     [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Buck Creek (Unver)     [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Artesian (Unver)     [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bremer     [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Roxie (Unver)     [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sumner     [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Readlyn     [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Wapsie (Unver)     [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Horton (Unver)     [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Denver     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Klinger (Unver)     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Miner (Unver)     [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Waverly     [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Plainfield     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Janesville     [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Waverly Junction (Unver)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
 
 

Allamakee County
 
County Website: www.co.allamakee.ia.us/
County Seat for Allamakee:   Waukon
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Allamakee County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Postville     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Benton County
 
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
Mount Auburn     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 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
Boies (Unver)     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Glasgow (Hist)     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Edwards (Hist)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dunkerton     [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Big Rock (Unver)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Crain Creek (Hist)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Finchford     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dewar     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Armour (Unver)     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lamplighter Villa (Unver)     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cedar City     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Norris Siding (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
North Cedar     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Canfield (Unver)     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Castle Hill (Unver)     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Eastgate Estate Park (Unver)     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Evansdale     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Waterloo     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Cedar Falls     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Elk Run Heights     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hilltop (Unver)     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Raymond     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Benson (Unver)     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Raymar (Unver)     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cedar Falls Junction (Unver)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Cedar Knoll Park (Unver)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gilbertville     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hudson     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Orange (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Washburn (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Jubilee     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Louise (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Eagle Center (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hicks (Unver)     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
La Porte City     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Voorhies     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Blessing     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 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   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hazleton     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Littleton (Unver)     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Bryantsburg (Unver)     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Jesup     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Stanley     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Wise (Unver)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Otterville (Unver)     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Aurora     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Independence     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vista (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Shady Grove (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Doris (Unver)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Gatesville (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lamont     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Winthrop     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Brandon     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Rowley     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Quasqueton     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Hamerville (Unver)     [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
Shell Rock     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clarksville     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Packard (Unver)     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Coster (Unver)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
New Hartford     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
New Albion (Unver)     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Allison     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Butler Center (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Greene     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Wilmar (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Pilot Rock (Unver)     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Parkersburg     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Swanton (Unver)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sinclair (Unver)     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bristow     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Eleanor (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Kesley     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Aplington     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Dumont     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Aredale     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Austinville     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 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   39 miles [62.8 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
Williamstown (Unver)     [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dresden (Unver)     [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fredericksburg     [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Republic (Unver)     [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Boyd (Unver)     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bradford     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
New Hampton     [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Nashua     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lawler     [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ionia     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Chickasaw (Unver)     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Nansen (Unver)     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Devon (Unver)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Jacksonville (Unver)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bassett     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
North Washington     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Little Turkey (Unver)     [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Reilly Settlement (Unver)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Bethany Hall (Unver)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Jerico (Unver)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Alta Vista     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Saude (Unver)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Deerfield (Unver)     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
 
 

Clayton County
 
County Website: www.claytoncountyiowa.net/
County Seat for Clayton:   Elkader
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Iowa       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clayton County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Highland (Unver)     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Thomasville (Unver)     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Saint Sebald (Unver)     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Volga     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Strawberry Point     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Gunder (Unver)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 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
Forestville (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Dundee     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 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
Oran     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Richfield (Unver)     [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Westgate     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Alpha     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hawkeye     [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Maynard     [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Randalia     [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Waucoma     [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Donnan     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Oelwein     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fayette     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Douglass     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Saint Lucas     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
West Union     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Albany (Unver)     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lima (Unver)     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Scott (Unver)     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Eldorado (Unver)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Brainard     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Arlington     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Wadena     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Dover Mills (Unver)     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Taylorsville (Unver)     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Illyria (Unver)     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Maryville (Unver)     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Clermont     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Elgin     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 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   20 miles [32.2 km]
Midway (Unver)     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Powersville (Unver)     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Doubleday (Unver)     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Charles City     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Nilesville (Unver)     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Colwell     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Oakwood     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Carney (Unver)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Floyd Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Roseville     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Floyd     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Marble Rock     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Aureola     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Howardville (Unver)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Rockford     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Rudd     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 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
Fredsville (Unver)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Dairyville (Unver)     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Dike     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Stout     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lear (Unver)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Zaneta (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fern     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lincoln (Unver)     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Buck Grove     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Reinbeck     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Morrison     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Holland     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 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
Protivin     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Elma     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lourdes (Unver)     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Schley (Unver)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Maple Leaf (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lowther Station (Hist)     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Vernon Springs     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Davis Corners (Unver)     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Cresco     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Saratoga (Unver)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Riceville     [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
New Haven (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Orchard     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 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
Mooreville (Hist)     [Map]     S   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   21 miles [33.8 km]
Navan (Unver)     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fort Atkinson     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Festina     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Twin Springs (Unver)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Spillville     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Calmar     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Conover (Unver)     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ossian     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ridgeway     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Castalia     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Junction (Hist)     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Nordness (Unver)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Moneek (Unver)     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Decorah     [Map]     NE   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 starting from Old Tripoli. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Old Tripoli) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Tripoli. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8261, Longitude: -92.2655     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Old Tripoli 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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