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The location of Lanesboro

Welcome to Lanesboro ...

The city of Lanesboro is located in Fillmore County.

The location of Lanesboro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Lanesboro: LAYNS-buhr-oh<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Lanesboro has a population of 732 people<3> (see below for details).

Lanesboro is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Lanesboro is located in the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Lanesboro: 55949<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lanesboro had a population of 754 people. This makes Lanesboro the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Lanesboro represents 0.01% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 410th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 754 people, the population of Lanesboro decreased 4.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 788 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Lanesboro had an population of 732 people. This is a decrease of 2.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.11% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lanesboro.

Communities near Lanesboro ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Saint Charles   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the North (N) of Lanesboro

Located in Winona County

Chatfield   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lanesboro

Rushford   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Lanesboro

Lewiston   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Lanesboro

Located in Winona County

Preston   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lanesboro

Spring Grove   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Lanesboro

Located in Houston County

Harmony   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Lanesboro

Rushford Village   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Lanesboro

Dover   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lanesboro

Located in Olmsted County

Mabel   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Lanesboro

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lanesboro.

Communities Also Named Lanesboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Lanesboro - they are located in Iowa, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Vermont.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lanesboro. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lanesboro. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lanesboro. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lanesboro:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lanesboro ...

Looking for more information about Lanesboro? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lanesboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lanesboro.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fillmore County:

The official website for State of Minnesota:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Lanesboro. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lanesboro.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lanesboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Lanesboro). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lanesboro or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lanesboro) 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 Lanesboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lanesboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lanesboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7181, Longitude: -91.9720     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lanesboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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