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The location of Owen









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Owen.

This page contains six sections:

Around Owen ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Cedar Falls. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southeast of Owen. Cedar Falls has a population of 41,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Mason City. It lies just northwest of Owen and has a population of 27,100 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

Aureola     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the southeast of Owen.

Burchinal     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the west of Owen.

Dougherty     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the south of Owen.

Marble Rock     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the southeast of Owen.

Mason City Junction     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the northwest of Owen.

Mason City     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the northwest of Owen.

Nora Springs     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the northeast of Owen.

Portland     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the north of Owen.

Rock Falls     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the north of Owen.

Rockford     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the east of Owen.

Rockwell     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the southwest of Owen.

Roseville     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the east of Owen.

Rudd     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the northeast of Owen.

Sheffield     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the southwest of Owen.

Swaledale     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the west of Owen.

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

Cerro Gordo County ...

Owen is located in Cerro Gordo County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cerro Gordo County: Butler, Floyd, Franklin, Hancock, Mitchell, Winnebago, Worth & Wright.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Owen ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Owen. 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 Owen. 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

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 Owen ...

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 Owen.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Owen. 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 Owen.

Large Airports

Rochester Intl.  (RST/KRST) <4>   [Map]
66 miles [106.2 km] miles to the North Northeast of Owen.

Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
107 miles [172.2 km] miles to the South Southwest of Owen.

Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.  (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]
127 miles [204.4 km] miles to the North of Owen.

Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
187 miles [300.9 km] miles to the Southwest of Owen.

Dane County Rgnl.  (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
188 miles [302.6 km] miles to the East of Owen.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Mason City Muni. (MCW/KMCW)   [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the Northwest of Owen.

Waterloo Rgnl.  (ALO/KALO)   [Map]
47 miles [75.6 km] miles to the Southeast of Owen.

Fort Dodge Rgnl. (FOD/KFOD)   [Map]
65 miles [104.6 km] miles to the West Southwest of Owen.

General Aviation Airports

Hampton Muni. (FAA ID: HPT)   [Map]
22 miles [35.4 km] miles to the South Southwest of Owen.

Osage Muni. (FAA ID: D02)   [Map]
22 miles [35.4 km] miles to the Northeast of Owen.

Allsion Muni. (FAA ID: K98)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the Southeast of Owen.

Charles City Muni.   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the East of Owen.

Northeast Iowa Rgnl. (ICAO: KCCY)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the East of Owen.

Garner Muni.   [Map]
27 miles [43.5 km] miles to the West Northwest of Owen.

Belmond Muni. (FAA ID: Y48)   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the West Southwest of Owen.

Northwood Muni. (FAA ID: 5D2)   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the North of Owen.

Additional Airport Information

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

Rochester Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RSTICAO: KRST

Website for Rochester International Airport

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]

The Eastern Iowa Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CIDICAO: KCID

Website for The Eastern Iowa Airport

Detailed information from:

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

La Crosse Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: LSEICAO: KLSE

Detailed information from:

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

Northeast Iowa Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KCCY

Detailed information from:

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

Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSPICAO: KMSP

Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Clarion Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KCAV

Detailed information from:

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

Eppley Airfield     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: OMAICAO: KOMA

Website for Eppley Airfield

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]

Central Wisconsin Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CWAICAO: KCWA

Website for Central Wisconsin Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Rockford Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RFDICAO: KRFD

Website for Rockford International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Mason City Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MCWICAO: KMCW

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]

Fort Dodge Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: FODICAO: KFOD

Detailed information from:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Cerro Gordo County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cerro Gordo County: www.co.cerro-gordo.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 Owen.

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<2>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- Owen) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Owen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0375, Longitude: -93.0821     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Owen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Owen), 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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