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Welcome to Mabel ...

The city of Mabel is located in Fillmore County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mabel has a population of 747 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Mabel.

Mabel is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mabel lies within the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Mabel: 55954<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mabel had an population of 747 people. This is a decrease of 4.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.48% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mabel had a population of 780 people. This makes Mabel the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Mabel represents 0.01% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 400th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 780 people, the population of Mabel increased 1.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 766 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mabel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Mabel - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Kansas (2), Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Quebec and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Mabel ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mabel.

  • Decorah [Winneshiek County]
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    • Decorah [Winneshiek County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Mabel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,484 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decorah have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decorah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decorah<7>
  • Caledonia [Houston County]
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    • Caledonia [Houston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Mabel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,754 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caledonia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caledonia<7>
  • Preston [Fillmore County]
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    • Preston [Fillmore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Mabel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,279 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Preston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Preston<7>
  • Spring Grove [Houston County]
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    • Spring Grove [Houston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Mabel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,262 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Grove<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Harmony [Fillmore County]
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      • Harmony [Fillmore County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Mabel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 982 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harmony<7>
    • Houston [Houston County]
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      • Houston [Houston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Mabel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 972 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Houston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<7>
    • Rushford Village [Fillmore County]
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      • Rushford Village [Fillmore County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Mabel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 838 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rushford Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lanesboro [Fillmore County]
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      • Lanesboro [Fillmore County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Mabel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 725 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lanesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanesboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lanesboro<7>
    • Canton [Fillmore County]
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      • Canton [Fillmore County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Mabel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 342 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<7>
    • Ridgeway [Winneshiek County]
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      • Ridgeway [Winneshiek County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Mabel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 285 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeway<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mabel. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mabel.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mabel. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mabel.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mabel. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mabel.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mabel ...

Looking for more information about Mabel? 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 Mabel, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mabel.

Adding Mabel to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mabel in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Mabel was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Mabel on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Minnesota (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mabel on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fillmore County: www.co.fillmore.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Fillmore, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mabel.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mabel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Mabel). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mabel or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mabel) 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 Mabel. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MabelOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mabel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5216, Longitude: -91.7698    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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