RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Patterson, Iowa
(Des Moines County)

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other IA
Communities





The location of Patterson









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Patterson.

This page contains six sections:

Around Patterson ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Galesburg (IL). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the east of Patterson. Galesburg (IL) has a population of 30,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Burlington. It lies just north of Patterson and has a population of 24,800 people.

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

Burlington     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the north of Patterson.

Danville     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the northwest of Patterson.

Denmark     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the west of Patterson.

Fort Madison     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the southwest of Patterson.

Middletown     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the northwest of Patterson.

Sawyer     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the west of Patterson.

West Burlington     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the north of Patterson.

Wever     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the southwest of Patterson.

Carman (IL)     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the east of Patterson.

Colusa (IL)     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the south of Patterson.

Dallas City (IL)     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the south of Patterson.

Gulf Port (IL)     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the northeast of Patterson.

Lomax (IL)     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the southeast of Patterson.

Niota (IL)     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the southwest of Patterson.

Pontoosuc (IL)     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the southwest of Patterson.

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

Des Moines County ...

Patterson is located in Des Moines County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Des Moines County: Henry, Lee, Louisa, Hancock (IL) & Henderson (IL). The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Patterson ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Patterson.

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

Large Airports

Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM) <4>   [Map]
142 miles [228.5 km] miles to the West Northwest of Patterson.

Lambert - St. Louis Intl.  (STL/KSTL)   [Map]
143 miles [230.1 km] miles to the South Southeast of Patterson.

Rockford Intl.  (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
145 miles [233.4 km] miles to the Northeast of Patterson.

O'Hare Intl.  (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
188 miles [302.6 km] miles to the East Northeast of Patterson.

Dane County Rgnl.  (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
189 miles [304.2 km] miles to the North Northeast of Patterson.

Midway Intl.  (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
190 miles [305.8 km] miles to the East Northeast of Patterson.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Southeast Iowa Rgnl.  (BRL/KBRL)   [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the North Northeast of Patterson.

Quincy Rgnl.  (UIN/KUIN)   [Map]
55 miles [88.5 km] miles to the South of Patterson.

Quad City Intl.  (MLI/KMLI)   [Map]
58 miles [93.3 km] miles to the North Northeast of Patterson.

Greater Peoria Rgnl.  (PIA/KPIA)   [Map]
75 miles [120.7 km] miles to the East of Patterson.

The Eastern Iowa Airport  (CID/KCID)   [Map]
84 miles [135.2 km] miles to the North Northwest of Patterson.

Kirksville Rgnl. (IRK/KIRK)   [Map]
86 miles [138.4 km] miles to the West Southwest of Patterson.

General Aviation Airports

Burlington Muni.   [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the North Northeast of Patterson.

Fort Madison Muni. (ICAO: KFSW)   [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the West Southwest of Patterson.

Keokuk Muni. (ICAO: KEOK)   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the Southwest of Patterson.

Mount Pleasant Muni. (ICAO: KMPZ)   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the Northwest of Patterson.

Macomb Muni. (ICAO: KMQB)   [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the East Southeast of Patterson.

Monmouth Muni. (FAA ID: C66)   [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the East Northeast of Patterson.

Additional Airport Information

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

Des Moines Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DSMICAO: KDSM

Website for Des Moines International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Lambert - St. Louis Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: STLICAO: KSTL

Website for Lambert - Saint Louis 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]

Kirksville Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: IRKICAO: KIRK

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]

Fort Madison Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KFSW

Detailed information from:

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

Keokuk Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KEOK

Detailed information from:

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

Mount Pleasant Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KMPZ

Detailed information from:

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

Macomb Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KMQB

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]

Galesburg Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KGBG

Detailed information from:

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

Muscatine Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KMUT

Detailed information from:

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

FAirfield Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KFFL

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]

Dane County Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSNICAO: KMSN

Website for Dane County Regional 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]

Southeast Iowa Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BRLICAO: KBRL

Website for Southeast Iowa Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Quincy Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: UINICAO: KUIN

Website for Quincy Regional 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]

Greater Peoria Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: PIAICAO: KPIA

Website for Greater Peoria Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community located in Iowa

About Des Moines County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Des Moines County: www.co.des-moines.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 Patterson.

- Return to Citation

<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Patterson) 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 Patterson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Patterson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Patterson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7398, Longitude: -91.1399     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Patterson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

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

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation





 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 29 Sep 2019