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Nearest Communities to Palo, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small city 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 Palo and not the distance if you drove.<1>

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



Palo is located in Linn County.

The following 7 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Linn County: Benton, Buchanan, Cedar, Delaware, Iowa, Johnson & Jones.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 251 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Palo. Of these communities, 200 are located in counties other than Linn 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 Palo (which is Linn 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 Palo. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Benton CountyDelaware CountyPoweshiek County
Black Hawk CountyIowa CountyTama County
Buchanan CountyJohnson CountyWashington County
Cedar CountyJones County 


Linn County     (The county where Palo resides)
 
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
Toddville     [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Covington (Unver)     [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Linn Junction (Unver)     [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hiawatha     [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
New Buffalo (Unver)     [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Midway (Unver)     [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Hiawatha Oak Brook Court (Unver)     [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Robins     [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sunset Village     [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cedar Hills     [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Louisa (Unver)     [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hometown-Cedar Terrace (Unver)     [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Center Point     [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lafayette (Unver)     [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Grand View Village     [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cedar Rapids     [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lindale Manor (Unver)     [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fairfax     [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Beverly Depot (Unver)     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
West Cedar Rapids (Unver)     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Marion     [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Alburnett     [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Alice (Unver)     [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
East Rapids (Unver)     [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lincolnway Village     [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Otis (Unver)     [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eagle Ridge Community (Unver)     [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kirkwood Estates (Unver)     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Worthington Acres (Unver)     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Squaw Creek Village     [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Konigsmark (Unver)     [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Summit (Unver)     [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Vernon View (Unver)     [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rogers (Unver)     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Walker     [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bertram     [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Western (Unver)     [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Troy Mills     [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jordans Grove (Unver)     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Paris (Hist)     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ely     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Whittier (Unver)     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Central City     [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Paralta (Unver)     [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Springville     [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Viola     [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Waubeek (Unver)     [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Coggon     [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Mount Vernon     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Prairieburg     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lisbon     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 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
Shellsburg     [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Atkins     [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Country Aire Home Park (Unver)     [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Benton City (Hist)     [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Newhall     [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Eden (Unver)     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Manatheka (Hist)     [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Urbana     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Norway     [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Vinton     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Walford     [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cheney (Unver)     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Spencers Grove (Unver)     [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Watkins     [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Van Horne     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Geneva (Unver)     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Blairstown     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Benton Station (Hist)     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Garrison     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Mount Auburn     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Keystone     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Luzerne     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Rogersville (Unver)     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Belle Plaine     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Irving     [Map]     W   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   26 miles [41.8 km]
Jubilee     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gilbertville     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Louise (Unver)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Washburn (Unver)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Eagle Center (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Canfield (Unver)     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Raymar (Unver)     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Raymond     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cedar Knoll Park (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Elk Run Heights     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Blessing     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hilltop (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Orange (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Armour (Unver)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Dewar     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Evansdale     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Dunkerton     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Eastgate Estate Park (Unver)     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Voorhies     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Waterloo     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 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
Hamerville (Unver)     [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Brandon     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Rowley     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Monti (Unver)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Quasqueton     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Shady Grove (Unver)     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Gatesville (Unver)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Vista (Unver)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Doris (Unver)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Independence     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Winthrop     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Otterville (Unver)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Wise (Unver)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Jesup     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Littleton (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bryantsburg (Unver)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lamont     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Aurora     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hazleton     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Stanley     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 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
Mechanicsville     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cedar Bluff     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Plato (Unver)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Stanwood     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Buchanan     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
West Branch     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cedar Valley     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wald (Unver)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Centerdale     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Downey     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Springdale     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Clarence     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Tipton     [Map]     SE   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
Ehler (Unver)     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Robinson     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ryan     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Golden (Unver)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Masonville     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Buck Creek (Unver)     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Delhi     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hopkinton     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Manchester     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sand Springs (Unver)     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Delaware     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Dundee     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Forestville (Unver)     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Dutchtown (Unver)     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Earlville     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Thorpe (Unver)     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Gilt Edge (Unver)     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Oneida     [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
East Amana (Unver)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Amana     [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
High Amana (Unver)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Middle Amana     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
West Amana (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Homestead     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
South Amana     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Upper South Amana (Unver)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Marengo     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Dayton     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Conroy     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Koszta (Unver)     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Williamsburg     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dover (Unver)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ladora     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Gonoa Bluff (Unver)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Holbrook (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Parnell     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Victor     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Green Center (Unver)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Millersburg     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
North English     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 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]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Shueyville     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cou Falls (Unver)     [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Curtis (Hist)     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Twin View Heights (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Green Castle (Hist)     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Oxford     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
North Liberty     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Solon     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Tiffin     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sutliff (Unver)     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Oakdale     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Vernon (Unver)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Coralville     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Newport (Unver)     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Morse (Unver)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cosgrove (Unver)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Elmira (Unver)     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
University Heights     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Windham     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Iowa City     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Graham (Hist)     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Oasis     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Sharon Center (Unver)     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Williamstown     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Breckenridge Estates (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Midway (Hist)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Amish     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hills     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Parkhurst (Hist)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 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   22 miles [35.4 km]
Jackson (Unver)     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Stone City     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Cass (Unver)     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fairview     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Anamosa     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Argand (Unver)     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Morley     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Castle Grove (Unver)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Downers Grove (Unver)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Langworthy     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Newport (Unver)     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Amber     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Monticello     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Olin     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Junction Switch (Unver)     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Edinburg (Unver)     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
East Monticello (Unver)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Center Junction     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Scotch Grove (Unver)     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Springhole (Unver)     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Dales Ford (Unver)     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hale (Unver)     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ebys Mill (Unver)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Johnson (Hist)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Onslow     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Wyoming     [Map]     E   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]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Carnforth (Unver)     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Brooklyn     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Guernsey     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 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
Elberon     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Redman (Hist)     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Dysart     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mooreville (Hist)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Vining     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Clutier     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Chelsea     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
West Union (Hist)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Traer     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Buckingham     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Gladstone     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Haven (Unver)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Helena (Unver)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Long Point (Unver)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Dinsdale (Unver)     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Tama     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Toledo     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

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  DirectionDistance
Wassonville (Hist)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Daytonville (Unver)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Kalona     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0627, Longitude: -91.7982     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Palo 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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