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Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small city in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals 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.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hoyt Lakes and not the distance if you drove it.<1>

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

Hoyt Lakes is located in Saint Louis County.

The following 6 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Saint Louis County: Aitkin, Carlton, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake & Douglas (WI).

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 170 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Hoyt Lakes. Of these communities, 34 are located in counties other than Saint Louis 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 Hoyt Lakes (which is Saint Louis 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 Hoyt Lakes. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Lake County  

Saint Louis County     (The county where Hoyt Lakes resides)
Given the large number of communities that are located in Saint Louis County, we have limited the list to those within 34 miles [54.7 km] of Hoyt Lakes (about 100 communities).
County Website:
County Seat for Saint Louis:   Duluth
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Louis County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The Canadian Province of Ontario lies to the north.
Mesaba (Unver)     [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles
Old Mesaba (Unver)     [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles
Wyman (Unver)     [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
Colby (Unver)     [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hinsdale (Unver)     [Map]     NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Allen     [Map]     S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Ridge (Unver)     [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Aurora     [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Embarrass     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Skibo (Unver)     [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hush Lake     [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pineville (Unver)     [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Babbitt     [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Salo Corner (Unver)     [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Biwabik     [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clappers (Unver)     [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Reno (Unver)     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Palo (Unver)     [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Belgrade     [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hay Lake     [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bear Head Lake     [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
McKinley     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wahlsten (Unver)     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Birch Lake     [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rothman (Unver)     [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fairbanks (Unver)     [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tikander Lake     [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Elcor (Unver)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gilbert     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Murray (Unver)     [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bassett (Unver)     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hornby (Unver)     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Soudan     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Tower Junction (Unver)     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Tower     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Markham (Unver)     [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Makinen     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Franklin (Unver)     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Sparta (Unver)     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Eagles Nest (Unver)     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Peyla (Unver)     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Heikkala Lake     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mud Hen Lake     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Britt     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Genoa     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Midway (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
McComber (Unver)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Robinson (Unver)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Linwood Lake     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Breda (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Rainy Junction (Unver)     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Virginia     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Brittmount (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Eveleth     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hopper (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Largo (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Parkville (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Snowden (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
West Virginia (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pfeiffer Lake     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Brimson     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Spruce (Unver)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
De Forest (Unver)     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Leonidas     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Burntside Lake (Unver)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Forsman (Unver)     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Ramshaw (Unver)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Camp A Lake     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Mountain Iron     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Burntside (Unver)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rollins (Unver)     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Iron Junction     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Peary (Unver)     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wolf (Unver)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Crab Lake     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Whiteface Reservoir     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Keenan (Unver)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Melrude     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ely     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Forbes     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Idington (Unver)     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Kirk (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Angora     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lake Vermilion (Unver)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Marion Lake     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Central Lakes (Unver)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Whiteface (Unver)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Zim (Unver)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Kinney     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Winton     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Leander (Unver)     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Shermans Corner (Unver)     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cherry (Unver)     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lucknow (Unver)     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sand Lake     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Buhl     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Leander Lake     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Sherwood (Unver)     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cotton     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Scott (Unver)     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Cook     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Shaw (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Grant (Unver)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Sax (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Casco (Unver)     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Saint Clair Junction (Unver)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Wilpen (Unver)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]

Lake County
County Website:
County Seat for Lake:   Two Harbors
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lake County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The Canadian Province of Ontario lies to the north.
Toimi (Unver)     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Happy Wanderer (Unver)     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Jordan     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Scott Junction (Unver)     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Greenwood Junction (Unver)     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Whyte (Unver)     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Darby Junction (Unver)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
McNair (Unver)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Norshor Junction (Unver)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Section Thirty (Unver)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
White Iron (Unver)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Wales (Unver)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Jay See Landing (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Winter (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Silver Rapids (Unver)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Highland (Unver)     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lauren (Unver)     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Alger (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Isabella     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Beaver Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
London (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
York (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Baptism Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Stewart     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Kelly Landing (Unver)     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Murphy City     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Manitou Junction (Unver)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Martin Landing (Unver)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Silver Creek (Unver)     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Waldo (Unver)     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lax Lake (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sawbill Landing (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Wheeler Landing (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Forest Center (Unver)     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hoyt Lakes. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5598, Longitude: -92.1158     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hoyt Lakes 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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