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Our Genealogy Helper for Kellogg ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Kellogg (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Kellogg. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Kellogg is located in Wabasha County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wabasha County: Goodhue, Olmsted, Winona, Buffalo (WI) & Pepin (WI).

Below are the counties that are near Kellogg. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Kellogg:

  DirDistance
Wabasha     (The home county for Kellogg)
  Wabasha   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]<1>
  Reads Landing   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Plainview   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Millville   [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Lake City   [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Elgin   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Hammond   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Zumbro Falls   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Mazeppa   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
 
Dodge
  Mantorville   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Fillmore
  Chatfield   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Peterson   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Rushford Village   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Rushford   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Fountain   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Whalan   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Lanesboro   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Goodhue
  Frontenac   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Bellechester   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Goodhue   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Pine Island   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Zumbrota   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Red Wing   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Wanamingo   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Welch   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Olmsted
  Viola   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Dover   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Eyota   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Oronoco   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Rochester   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Genoa   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Post Town   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Byron   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Shanty Town   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Stewartville   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Winona
  Beaver - Historic   [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Minneiska   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Elba   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Rollingstone   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Altura   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Minnesota City   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Goodview   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Utica   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Stockton   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Lewiston   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
  Saint Charles   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
  Winona   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
 
Buffalo (WI)
  Alma (WI)   [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Nelson (WI)   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Belvidere (WI)   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Buffalo City (WI)   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Buffalo (WI)   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Nelson (WI)   [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Alma (WI)   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Cochrane (WI)   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Lincoln (WI)   [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Modena (WI)   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Waumandee (WI)   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Milton (WI)   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
 
Dunn (WI)
  Eau Galle (WI)   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Peru (WI)   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Dunn (WI)   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Rock Creek (WI)   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Falls City (WI)   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Weston (WI)   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Spring Brook (WI)   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Menomonie (WI)   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Menomonie (WI)   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Red Cedar (WI)   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Eau Claire (WI)
  Drammen (WI)   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Brunswick (WI)   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Pleasant Valley (WI)   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Clear Creek (WI)   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Union (WI)   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
La Crosse (WI)
  Holland (WI)   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Pepin (WI)
  Pepin (WI)   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Lakeport (WI)   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Pepin (WI)   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Ella (WI)   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Frankfort (WI)   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Stockholm (WI)   [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Stockholm (WI)   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
  Durand (WI)   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Durand (WI)   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Waterville (WI)   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Lima (WI)   [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Waubeek (WI)   [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
 
Pierce (WI)
  Maiden Rock (WI)   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Maiden Rock (WI)   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
  Plum City (WI)   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Union (WI)   [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Salem (WI)   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Isabelle (WI)   [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Bay City (WI)   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Rock Elm (WI)   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Hartland (WI)   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Waverly (WI)   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Elmwood (WI)   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  El Paso (WI)   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Trempealeau (WI)
  Arcadia (WI)   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Arcadia (WI)   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Burnside (WI)   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
  New City (WI) - Historic   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Chimney Rock (WI)   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Dodge (WI)   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Independence (WI)   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Albion (WI)   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Eleva (WI)   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Trempealeau (WI)   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Wrights Corners (WI)   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Lincoln (WI)   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Kellogg, see our County-by-County Page for Kellogg.

Cemeteries Near Kellogg ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Kellogg.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Kellogg covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
Direction


      Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSW St. Agnes Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  W Greenfield Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  NNW St. Felix Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Conception Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Mill Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  N Nelson Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  S Young Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hillside Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SSW Hoosier Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Beaver Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in the Vicinity of Kellogg ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 80 newspapers that have been published in the area around Kellogg.

We have organized these newspapers into two lists:

  • A Local Newspaper List - focusing on the papers published in the immediate area of Kellogg. There are actually two parts to this list - papers printed in the immediate area of Kellogg and those printed in the larger area surrounding Kellogg.
  • An Extended Newspaper List - a longer list, sorted by paper name and containing those papers published within 28 miles [45.1 km] of Kellogg.

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Kellogg had a population of 200 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2018, Kellogg had a population of 452 people.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Kellogg, with the one closest to Kellogg listed first.

Wabasha   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Kellogg
 - 1895 population of 2,487 people (with 2,477 people in 2018)
 - Wabasha had a post office and railroad service
 
Alma (WI)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Kellogg
 - 1895 population of 1,428 people (with 728 people in 2018)
 - Alma had a post office and railroad service
 
Weaver   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Kellogg
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Weaver had a post office and railroad service
 
Herold (WI)   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Kellogg
 - Herold had railroad service and no post office
 
Buffalo (WI)   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Kellogg
 - 1895 population of 223 people (with 915 people in 1990)
 - Buffalo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nelson (WI)   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Kellogg
 - Nelson had a post office and railroad service
 
Trevino (WI)   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Kellogg
 - Trevino had railroad service and no post office
 
Cochrane (WI)   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Kellogg
 - Cochrane had a post office and railroad service
 
Beaver - Historic   [Map]
 - While Beaver was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Kellogg
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Beaver had a post office and no railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Kellogg. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Kellogg in the 1890's.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Kellogg:

These websites are specific to Minnesota:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the Minnesota State Archives

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Minnesota to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Wabasha County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Dodge County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fillmore County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Goodhue County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Olmsted County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winona County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buffalo County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dunn County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Eau Claire County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
La Crosse County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pepin County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pierce County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Trempealeau County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Minnesota:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Minnesota,
Cemeteries of Wabasha County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Minnesota
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Minnesota
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries for Minnesota

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Minnesota
 
Also see Disaster Stories for ...
      Wisconsin

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Kellogg ...

While our initial data about Kellogg came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Kellogg in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Kellogg.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Notes for Kellogg:

  • Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, Railroad Station, Express Office

We have found Kellogg in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Kellogg for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Kellogg. See our Misc Page for Kellogg for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Wabasha County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wabasha County: www.co.wabasha.mn.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Kellogg) 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 Kellogg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kellogg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kellogg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3075, Longitude: -91.9988     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kellogg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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<3>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 significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Kellogg, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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