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Leonidas, Minnesota

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small city in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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 Leonidas and not the distance if you drove.<1>

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

Leonidas 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 191 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Leonidas. Of these communities, 24 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 Leonidas (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 Leonidas. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Itasca County  
Lake County  

Saint Louis County     (The county where Leonidas resides)
Given the large number of communities that are located in Saint Louis County, we have limited the list to those within 26 miles [41.8 km] of Leonidas (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.
Largo (Unver)     [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles
De Forest (Unver)     [Map]     SW   Less than 2 miles
Eveleth     [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles
Snowden (Unver)     [Map]     SE   Less than 2 miles
Genoa     [Map]     E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hopper (Unver)     [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Midway (Unver)     [Map]     NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Rainy Junction (Unver)     [Map]     NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Ramshaw (Unver)     [Map]     S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Spruce (Unver)     [Map]     S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Wolf (Unver)     [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Virginia     [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
West Virginia (Unver)     [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Iron Junction     [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Sparta (Unver)     [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Parkville (Unver)     [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gilbert     [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Franklin (Unver)     [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Mountain Iron     [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
Kirk (Unver)     [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Elcor (Unver)     [Map]     NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Forbes     [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Keenan (Unver)     [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Peary (Unver)     [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kinney     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cherry (Unver)     [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
McKinley     [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brittmount (Unver)     [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lucknow (Unver)     [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sherwood (Unver)     [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Camp A Lake     [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Buhl     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Scott (Unver)     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tikander Lake     [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Belgrade     [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Heikkala Lake     [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Grant (Unver)     [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Biwabik     [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Zim (Unver)     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Britt     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hay Lake     [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Makinen     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Saint Clair Junction (Unver)     [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wilpen (Unver)     [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pineville (Unver)     [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mud Hen Lake     [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Palo (Unver)     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chisholm     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dunwoody Junction (Unver)     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Aurora     [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sand Lake     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Casco (Unver)     [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Onega (Unver)     [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kitzville (Unver)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mitchell (Unver)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Redore (Unver)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Forsman (Unver)     [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Leander Lake     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Melrude     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brooklyn (Unver)     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ruby Junction (Unver)     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Central Lakes (Unver)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sax (Unver)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Little Swan (Unver)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hibbing     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lavinia (Unver)     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Idington (Unver)     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Salo Corner (Unver)     [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Riley (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Mahoning (Unver)     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Scranton (Unver)     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Colby (Unver)     [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dark River     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kerr (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Leetonia (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pfeiffer Lake     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Markham (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kelly Lake (Unver)     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hush Lake     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mesaba (Unver)     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Old Mesaba (Unver)     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Wyman (Unver)     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Angora     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Shermans Corner (Unver)     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Embarrass     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hinsdale (Unver)     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cotton     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Kelsey (Unver)     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Whiteface (Unver)     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
McCormack     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Allen     [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hoyt Lakes     [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wahlsten (Unver)     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Dumblane (Unver)     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Stevenson (Unver)     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Leander (Unver)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Peyla (Unver)     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Linwood Lake     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Toivola (Unver)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Side Lake     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sturgeon (Unver)     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Payne (Unver)     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Whiteface Reservoir     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hull (Unver)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Silica (Unver)     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Skibo (Unver)     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cook     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Ridge (Unver)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Shaw (Unver)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Janette Lake     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]

Itasca County
County Website:
County Seat for Itasca:   Grand Rapids
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itasca County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The Canadian Province of Ontario lies to the north.
Bennett (Unver)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Keewatin     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bengal (Unver)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Nashwauk     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Cooley (Unver)     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Kevin (Unver)     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pengilly     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Jurgenson (Unver)     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Goodland     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cort (Unver)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Calumet     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Little Sand Lake     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Marble     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Togo (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Silverwood (Unver)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Northeast Itasca     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Wawina (Unver)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Taconite     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Swan River     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Warba     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Holman (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Marrier Estates (Unver)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bovey     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 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]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Minnesota

About Saint Louis County

About Minnesota

Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Leonidas. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Leonidas

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leonidas. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4679, Longitude: -92.5678     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Leonidas 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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