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Nearest Communities to Lac qui Parle, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

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 west contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't checked the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Lac qui Parle and not the distance if you drove.<1>

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



Lac qui Parle is located in Lac qui Parle County.

The following 6 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lac qui Parle County: Big Stone, Chippewa, Swift, Yellow Medicine, Deuel (SD) & Grant (SD).

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 87 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Lac qui Parle. Of these communities, 76 are located in counties other than Lac qui Parle 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 Lac qui Parle (which is Lac qui Parle 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 Lac qui Parle. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Big Stone CountyLyon CountySwift County
Chippewa CountyRedwood CountyYellow Medicine County
Kandiyohi CountyRenville CountyDeuel County (SD)
Lincoln CountyStevens CountyGrant County (SD)


Lac qui Parle County     (The county where Lac qui Parle resides)
 
County Website: www.ci.madison.mn.us/
County Seat for Lac qui Parle:   Madison
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lac qui Parle County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Cerro Gordo (Unver)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dawson     [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Boyd     [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Madison     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Providence (Unver)     [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Louisburg     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Haydenville (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bellingham     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Marietta     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rosen (Unver)     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Nassau     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
 
 

Big Stone County
 
County Website: www.bigstonecounty.org/
County Seat for Big Stone:   Ortonville
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Big Stone County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Correll     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Odessa     [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Artichoke (Unver)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cashtown (Unver)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ortonville     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lagoona Beach (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
 

Chippewa County
 
County Website: www.co.chippewa.mn.us/
County Seat for Chippewa:   Montevideo
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chippewa County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Churchill (Unver)     [Map]     NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Watson     [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Milan     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Montevideo     [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Big Bend City     [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hagan (Unver)     [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wegdahl (Unver)     [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gracelock (Unver)     [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Asbury (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gluek (Unver)     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Maynard     [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Louriston (Unver)     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Clara City     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bunde (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
 
 

Kandiyohi County
 
County Website: www.co.kandiyohi.mn.us/
County Seat for Kandiyohi:   Willmar
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kandiyohi County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Raymond     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Prinsburg     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Pennock     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Priam (Unver)     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Roseland (Unver)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Sunburg     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Lincoln County
 
County Website: www.co.lincoln.mn.us/
County Seat for Lincoln:   Ivanhoe
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Wilno (Unver)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ivanhoe     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Lyon County
 
County Website: www.lyonco.org/
County Seat for Lyon:   Marshall
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lyon County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Taunton     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cottonwood     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Minneota     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ghent     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Green Valley (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Garvin Park (Unver)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Marshall     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Village Park (Unver)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Redwood County
 
County Website: www.co.redwood.mn.us/
County Seat for Redwood:   Redwood Falls
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Redwood County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
 
  DirectionDistance
Belview     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Renville County
 
County Website: www.co.renville.mn.us/
County Seat for Renville:   Olivia
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Renville County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
 
  DirectionDistance
Sacred Heart     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Renville     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
 

Stevens County
 
County Website: www.co.stevens.mn.us/
County Seat for Stevens:   Morris
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stevens County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Hancock     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Alberta     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Morris     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Swift County
 
County Website: www.swiftcounty.com/
County Seat for Swift:   Benson
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Swift County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Appleton     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Holloway     [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Danvers     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fairfield (Unver)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Benson     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
De Graff     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Clontarf     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Murdock     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Kerkhoven     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Swift Falls (Unver)     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
 

Yellow Medicine County
 
County Seat for Yellow Medicine:   Granite Falls
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yellow Medicine County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Clarkfield     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Spring Creek (Unver)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hazel Run     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Saint Leo     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Granite Falls     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Valley Courts (Unver)     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lorne (Unver)     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Normania (Unver)     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hanley Falls     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Canby     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Porter     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Burr (Unver)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Wood Lake     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Echo     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
 

Deuel County (SD)
 
County Seat for Deuel:   Clear Lake (SD)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of South Dakota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Deuel County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Gary (SD)     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Moritz (SD)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Tunerville (SD) (Unver)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Altamont (SD)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Grant County (SD)
 
County Seat for Grant:   Milbank (SD)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of South Dakota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grant County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Albee (SD)     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Revillo (SD)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Big Stone City (SD)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
La Bolt (SD)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
LaBolt (SD)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Milbank (SD)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Lac qui Parle. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lac qui Parle) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lac qui Parle. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0005, Longitude: -95.9061     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lac qui Parle 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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