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Welcome to Armstrong ...

Armstrong is located in Freeborn County<1>.

The location of Armstrong has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Armstrong is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Armstrong lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Armstrong: (507)

Adding Armstrong to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Armstrong in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Armstrong was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Armstrong on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Armstrong ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Minnesota communities named Armstrong: This one is located in Freeborn County and the other is located in Hennepin County.

Beyond Minnesota, there are 36 communities that are also named Armstrong - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Texas (3), Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Armstrong.

Communities near Armstrong ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Armstrong.

  • Albert Lea [Freeborn County]
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    • Albert Lea [Freeborn County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Armstrong
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,656 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albert Lea
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albert Lea<5>
  • Wells [Faribault County]
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    • Wells [Faribault County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Armstrong
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,169 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wells
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wells<5>
  • Lake Mills [Winnebago County]
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    • Lake Mills [Winnebago County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Armstrong
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,984 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Mills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Mills<5>
  • Northwood [Worth County]
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    • Northwood [Worth County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Armstrong
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,955 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northwood<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Richland [Waseca County]
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      • New Richland [Waseca County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Armstrong
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,182 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Richland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Richland<5>
    • Clarks Grove [Freeborn County]
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      • Clarks Grove [Freeborn County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Armstrong
      • Estimated population in 2019: 687 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarks Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarks Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarks Grove<5>
    • Ellendale [Steele County]
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      • Ellendale [Steele County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Armstrong
      • Estimated population in 2019: 672 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellendale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellendale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellendale<5>
    • Alden [Freeborn County]
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      • Alden [Freeborn County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Armstrong
      • Estimated population in 2019: 639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alden<5>
    • Glenville [Freeborn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenville
      • Glenville [Freeborn County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Armstrong
      • Estimated population in 2019: 622 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenville<5>
    • Geneva [Freeborn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
      • Geneva [Freeborn County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Armstrong
      • Estimated population in 2019: 537 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneva have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Armstrong. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Armstrong.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Armstrong. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Armstrong.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Armstrong. See our Newspapers Page for Armstrong.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Armstrong ...

Looking for more information about Armstrong? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Armstrong, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Armstrong.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Minnesota

About Freeborn County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Freeborn County: www.co.freeborn.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Freeborn, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Armstrong - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Armstrong) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Armstrong. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6647, Longitude: -93.4680       In this case, the coordinates for Armstrong have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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