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Welcome to Collis ...

Collis is located in Traverse County<1>.

Collis is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Collis ...

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

Communities near Collis ...

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

  • Wheaton [Traverse County]
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    • Wheaton [Traverse County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Collis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,269 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheaton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheaton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheaton<5>
  • Graceville [Big Stone County]
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    • Graceville [Big Stone County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Collis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 552 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graceville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graceville<5>
  • Browns Valley [Traverse County]
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    • Browns Valley [Traverse County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Collis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Browns Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Herman [Grant County]
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    • Herman [Grant County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Collis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 445 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clinton [Big Stone County]
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      • Clinton [Big Stone County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Collis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 405 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<5>
    • Chokio [Stevens County]
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      • Chokio [Stevens County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Collis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 385 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chokio have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chokio
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chokio<5>
    • Beardsley [Big Stone County]
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      • Beardsley [Big Stone County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Collis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 209 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beardsley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beardsley<5>
    • Alberta [Stevens County]
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      • Alberta [Stevens County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Collis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 102 people
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    • Dumont [Traverse County]
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      • Dumont [Traverse County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Collis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 87 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dumont have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Norcross [Grant County]
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      • Norcross [Grant County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Collis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 71 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norcross have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norcross

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 Collis. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Collis.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Collis. 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 Collis.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Collis ...

Looking for more information about Collis? 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 Collis, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Collis.

Adding Collis to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Collis 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 Collis was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

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 Traverse, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Collis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Collis) 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 Collis. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CollisOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Collis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6467, Longitude: -96.4257    
<4>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.
<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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