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The location of Onslow









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Onslow.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Onslow ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Cedar Rapids. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the west of Onslow. Cedar Rapids has a population of 133,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Davenport. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the southeast of Onslow and has a population of 102,000 people.

For comparison, Onslow has a population of 200 people.

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Onslow.<2>

Amber     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the west of Onslow.

Anamosa     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the west of Onslow.

Baldwin     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the east of Onslow.

Buckhorn     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the east of Onslow.

Canton     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the northeast of Onslow.

Center Junction     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the west of Onslow.

Crab Town     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the northeast of Onslow.

Ironhills     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the east of Onslow.

Langworthy     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the northwest of Onslow.

Monmouth     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the east of Onslow.

Monticello     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the northwest of Onslow.

Olin     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the southwest of Onslow.

Oxford Junction     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the south of Onslow.

Oxford Mills     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the south of Onslow.

Wyoming     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the south of Onslow.

For more communities neighboring Onslow, please visit our County-by-County Page for Onslow.

Jones County ...

Onslow is located in Jones County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jones County: Cedar, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Jackson & Linn.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Onslow ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Onslow.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Onslow ...

Looking for more information about Onslow? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Onslow, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Onslow.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Onslow. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Onslow. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Iowa

Iowa Tourism

Parks for Iowa

Fishing in Iowa

Hunting in Iowa

TripAdvisor Link for:

Iowa Statewide Tourism

Onslow Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Onslow

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Iowa

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Iowa

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Iowa

Airports Near Onslow ...

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Onslow.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Onslow. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Onslow.

Large Airports

Rockford Intl.  (RFD/KRFD) <4>   [Map]
98 miles [157.7 km] miles to the East of Onslow.

Dane County Rgnl.  (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
111 miles [178.6 km] miles to the Northeast of Onslow.

Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
141 miles [226.9 km] miles to the West Southwest of Onslow.

Rochester Intl.  (RST/KRST)   [Map]
145 miles [233.4 km] miles to the North Northwest of Onslow.

O'Hare Intl.  (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
159 miles [255.9 km] miles to the East of Onslow.

Gen. Mitchell Intl.  (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
168 miles [270.4 km] miles to the East Northeast of Onslow.

Midway Intl.  (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
169 miles [272 km] miles to the East of Onslow.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Dubuque Rgnl.  (DBQ/KDBQ)   [Map]
25 miles [40.2 km] miles to the Northeast of Onslow.

The Eastern Iowa Airport  (CID/KCID)   [Map]
38 miles [61.2 km] miles to the West Southwest of Onslow.

Quad City Intl.  (MLI/KMLI)   [Map]
52 miles [83.7 km] miles to the South Southeast of Onslow.

Waterloo Rgnl.  (ALO/KALO)   [Map]
77 miles [123.9 km] miles to the West Northwest of Onslow.

General Aviation Airports

Monticello Rgnl. (ICAO: KMXO)   [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the Northwest of Onslow.

Maquoketa Muni. (FAA ID: OQW)   [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the East Southeast of Onslow.

Marion Airport (FAA ID: C17)   [Map]
27 miles [43.5 km] miles to the West of Onslow.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Rockford Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RFDICAO: KRFD

Website for Rockford International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Dane County Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSNICAO: KMSN

Website for Dane County Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Waterloo Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ALOICAO: KALO

Website for Waterloo Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Southeast Iowa Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BRLICAO: KBRL

Website for Southeast Iowa Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KJVL

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Monticello Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KMXO

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Davenport Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KDVN

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Clinton Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CWIICAO: KCWI

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Des Moines Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DSMICAO: KDSM

Website for Des Moines International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Iowa City Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KIOW

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Tri-Township Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: SFYICAO: KSFY

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Platteville Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KPVB

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Muscatine Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KMUT

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Vinton Veterans Meml. Airpark     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KVTI

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Independence Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KIIB

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Rochester Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RSTICAO: KRST

Website for Rochester International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

O'Hare Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ORDICAO: KORD

Website for O'Hare International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Gen. Mitchell Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MKEICAO: KMKE

Website for General Mitchell International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Midway Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MDWICAO: KMDW

Website for Midway International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Dubuque Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DBQICAO: KDBQ

Website for Dubuque Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

The Eastern Iowa Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CIDICAO: KCID

Website for The Eastern Iowa Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Quad City Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MLIICAO: KMLI

Website for Quad City International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

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About Jones County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Onslow. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jones County: www.co.jones.ia.us/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Onslow.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Onslow) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Onslow. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Onslow

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Onslow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1073, Longitude: -91.0153     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Onslow have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Onslow), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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