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Kimball, Minnesota

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The location of Kimball

Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Kimball.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Kimball ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Brooklyn Park. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Kimball. Brooklyn Park has a population of 80,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Plymouth. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southeast of Kimball and has a population of 79,500 people.

For comparison, Kimball has a population of 790 people.

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

Albion Center     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the southeast of Kimball.

Annandale     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the east of Kimball.

Clearwater     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the northeast of Kimball.

Cold Spring     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the northwest of Kimball.

Darwin     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the south of Kimball.

Dassel     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the south of Kimball.

Eden Valley     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the west of Kimball.

Forest City     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the southwest of Kimball.

Kingston     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the south of Kimball.

Pleasant Lake     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the north of Kimball.

Richmond     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the northwest of Kimball.

Rockville     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the north of Kimball.

Saint Augusta     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the northeast of Kimball.

South Haven     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the east of Kimball.

Watkins     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the west of Kimball.

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

Stearns County ...

Kimball is located in Stearns County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Stearns County: Benton, Douglas, Kandiyohi, Meeker, Morrison, Pope, Todd & Wright. The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Kimball ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kimball ...

Looking for more information about Kimball? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Kimball, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kimball.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

Minnesota Tourism

Parks for Minnesota

Fishing in Minnesota

Hunting in Minnesota

TripAdvisor Link for:

Minnesota Statewide Tourism

Kimball Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Kimball

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Minnesota

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Minnesota

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Minnesota

Airports Near Kimball ...

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 Kimball.

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

Large Airports

Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.  (MSP/KMSP) <4>   [Map]
60 miles [96.6 km] miles to the East Southeast of Kimball.

Rochester Intl.  (RST/KRST)   [Map]
131 miles [210.8 km] miles to the Southeast of Kimball.

Central Wisconsin Airport  (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
229 miles [368.5 km] miles to the East of Kimball.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Brainerd Lakes Rgnl.  (BRD/KBRD)   [Map]
75 miles [120.7 km] miles to the North of Kimball.

General Aviation Airports

Maple Lake Muni. (ICAO: KMGG)   [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the East Southeast of Kimball.

Litchfield Muni. (ICAO: KLJF)   [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the Southwest of Kimball.

St. Cloud Rgnl.  (STC/KSTC)   [Map]
19 miles [30.6 km] miles to the Northeast of Kimball.

Paynesville Muni. (ICAO: KPEX)   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the West of Kimball.

Buffalo Muni. (ICAO: KCFE)   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the East Southeast of Kimball.

Winsted Muni.  (FAA ID: 10D)   [Map]
27 miles [43.5 km] miles to the South Southeast of Kimball.

Hutchinson Muni. (HUT/KHCD)   [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the South of Kimball.

Princeton Muni. (ICAO: KPNM)   [Map]
37 miles [59.5 km] miles to the East Northeast of Kimball.

Additional Airport Information

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

Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Rochester Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Rochester International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Buffalo Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

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

Hutchinson Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

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

Princeton Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

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

Glencoe Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

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

Little Falls Airport     [Map]

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Detailed information from:

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

Central Wisconsin Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Central Wisconsin Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Des Moines Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Des Moines International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Dane County Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Dane County Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Brainerd Lakes Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Maple Lake Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

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

Litchfield Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

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

St. Cloud Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Saint Cloud Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Paynesville Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kimball.

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<2>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- Kimball) 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 Kimball. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kimball

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kimball. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3140, Longitude: -94.3013     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kimball have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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<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.

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