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Nearest Communities to Long Lost Lake, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the southeast 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 south.

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 south 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 Long Lost Lake and not the distance if you are driving it.<1>

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



Long Lost Lake is located in Clearwater County.

The following 6 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Clearwater County: Becker, Beltrami, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Pennington & Polk.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 115 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Long Lost Lake. Of these communities, 94 are located in counties other than Clearwater 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 Long Lost Lake (which is Clearwater 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 Long Lost Lake. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Becker CountyMahnomen CountyWadena County
Beltrami CountyNorman County 
Cass CountyOtter Tail County 
Hubbard CountyPolk County 


Clearwater County     (The county where Long Lost Lake resides)
 
County Website: www.co.clearwater.mn.us/
County Seat for Clearwater:   Bagley
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clearwater County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
Note: The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.
 
  DirectionDistance
South Clearwater     [Map]     E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Zerkel (Unver)     [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lake Itasca (Unver)     [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mallard (Hist)     [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Vern (Unver)     [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bush Landing (Unver)     [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ponsford Landing (Unver)     [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Big Bear Landing (Unver)     [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Minerva (Unver)     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Coffee Pot Landing (Unver)     [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bonga Landing (Unver)     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Alida (Unver)     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jack Pine (Unver)     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rice Lake     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bagley     [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ebro (Unver)     [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Shevlin     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Leonard     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Weme (Unver)     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Clearbrook     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Gonvick     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Becker County
 
County Website: www.co.becker.mn.us/
County Seat for Becker:   Detroit Lakes
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Becker County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
Note: The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.
 
  DirectionDistance
Goldenrod (Unver)     [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Elbow Lake     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Two Inlets (Unver)     [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pine Point     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ponsford     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Osage     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Snellman (Unver)     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
White Earth     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Wolf Lake     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Richwood     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rochert     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ogema     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Midway (Unver)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Callaway     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Evergreen (Unver)     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Westbury (Unver)     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Detroit Lakes     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Richards (Unver)     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Town Lake Estates (Unver)     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Frazee     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Audubon     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
LaBelle (Unver)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Shoreham (Unver)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lake Park     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Beltrami County
 
County Website: www.co.beltrami.mn.us/
County Seat for Beltrami:   Bemidji
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Beltrami County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
Note: The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.
 
  DirectionDistance
Solway     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wilton     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Scribner (Unver)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Pinewood     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rosby     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bemidji     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Norway Park (Unver)     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Secluded Acres (Unver)     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Birchmont (Unver)     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lavinia     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Aure (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Woodland Park (Unver)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Werner (Unver)     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Debs     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Andrusia (Unver)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Puposky     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Turtle River     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Cass County
 
County Website: www.co.cass.mn.us/
County Seat for Cass:   Walker
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cass County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
Note: The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.
 
  DirectionDistance
Wilkinson (Unver)     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cass Lake     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Walker     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Ah-gwah-ching     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Onigum (Unver)     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Baker (Unver)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Hubbard County
 
County Website: www.co.hubbard.mn.us/
County Seat for Hubbard:   Park Rapids
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hubbard County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
Note: The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.
 
  DirectionDistance
Arago (Unver)     [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Yola (Unver)     [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lake George     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Becida (Unver)     [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Emmaville (Unver)     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Deer Lane (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kabekona Corner (Unver)     [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Park Estates (Unver)     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Park Rapids     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Dorset (Unver)     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Guthrie (Unver)     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Nary (Unver)     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Laporte     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Horton (Unver)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hubbard (Unver)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Nevis     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Benedict     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Akeley     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Farris (Unver)     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Badoura (Unver)     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Chamberlain (Unver)     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
 

Mahnomen County
 
County Seat for Mahnomen:   Mahnomen
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mahnomen County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
Note: The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.
 
  DirectionDistance
Roy Lake     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Southeast Mahnomen (Unver)     [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Naytahwaush     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mahkonce (Unver)     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pine Bend (Unver)     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Beaulieu (Unver)     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Waubun     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mahnomen     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bejou     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
 

Norman County
 
County Website: www.co.norman.mn.us/
County Seat for Norman:   Ada
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Norman County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
Note: The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.
 
  DirectionDistance
Faith (Unver)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Flom     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fossum (Unver)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Waukon (Unver)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ranum (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Otter Tail County
 
County Website: www.co.otter-tail.mn.us/
County Seat for Otter Tail:   Fergus Falls
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Otter Tail County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
Note: The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.
 
  DirectionDistance
Butler (Unver)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hillview (Unver)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Luce (Unver)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Grand View Heights (Unver)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Polk County
 
County Website: www.co.polk.mn.us/
County Seat for Polk:   Crookston
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
Note: The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.
 
  DirectionDistance
Lengby     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fosston     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
West View Court (Unver)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Olga (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Winger     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
McIntosh     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Wadena County
 
County Website: www.co.wadena.mn.us/
County Seat for Wadena:   Wadena
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wadena County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
Note: The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.
 
  DirectionDistance
Menahga     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Huntersville (Unver)     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Long Lost Lake. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Long Lost Lake) 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 Long Lost Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Township of Long Lost Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Long Lost Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1950, Longitude: -95.3609     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Long Lost Lake 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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