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The location of Maple Lake









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Maple Lake.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Maple Lake ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Minneapolis. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southeast of Maple Lake. Minneapolis has a population of 425,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Paul. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southeast of Maple Lake and has a population of 308,000 people.

For comparison, Maple Lake has a population of 2,200 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

Albion Center     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the southwest of Maple Lake.

Annandale     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the west of Maple Lake.

Becker     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the northeast of Maple Lake.

Big Lake     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the northeast of Maple Lake.

Buffalo     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the southeast of Maple Lake.

Clear Lake     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the north of Maple Lake.

Clearwater     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the north of Maple Lake.

Cokato     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the southwest of Maple Lake.

Howard Lake     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the south of Maple Lake.

Kimball     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the west of Maple Lake.

Monticello     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the northeast of Maple Lake.

Montrose     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the south of Maple Lake.

Silver Creek     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the north of Maple Lake.

South Haven     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the west of Maple Lake.

Waverly     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the south of Maple Lake.

For more communities neighboring Maple Lake, please visit our County-by-County Page for Maple Lake.

Wright County ...

Maple Lake is located in Wright County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wright County: Carver, Hennepin, McLeod, Meeker, Sherburne & Stearns. The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Maple Lake ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Maple Lake.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Maple Lake ...

Looking for more information about Maple Lake? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Maple Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Maple Lake.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Maple Lake. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Maple Lake. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Minnesota

Minnesota Tourism

Parks for Minnesota

Fishing in Minnesota

Hunting in Minnesota

TripAdvisor Link for:

Minnesota Statewide Tourism

Maple Lake Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Maple Lake

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Minnesota

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Minnesota

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Minnesota

Airports Near Maple Lake ...

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Maple Lake.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Maple Lake. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Maple Lake.

Large Airports

Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.  (MSP/KMSP) <4>   [Map]
45 miles [72.4 km] miles to the East Southeast of Maple Lake.

Rochester Intl.  (RST/KRST)   [Map]
117 miles [188.3 km] miles to the Southeast of Maple Lake.

Central Wisconsin Airport  (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
214 miles [344.4 km] miles to the East of Maple Lake.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Brainerd Lakes Rgnl.  (BRD/KBRD)   [Map]
80 miles [128.7 km] miles to the North of Maple Lake.

General Aviation Airports

Maple Lake Muni. (ICAO: KMGG)   [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the East of Maple Lake.

Buffalo Muni. (ICAO: KCFE)   [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the East Southeast of Maple Lake.

Winsted Muni. (FAA ID: 10D)   [Map]
19 miles [30.6 km] miles to the South of Maple Lake.

St. Cloud Rgnl.  (STC/KSTC)   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the North of Maple Lake.

Litchfield Muni. (ICAO: KLJF)   [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the West Southwest of Maple Lake.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSPICAO: KMSP

Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Rochester International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RSTICAO: KRST

Website for Rochester International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Litchfield Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KLJF

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Princeton Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KPNM

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Hutchinson Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HUTICAO: KHCD

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Glencoe Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KGYL

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Crystal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MICICAO: KMIC

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Paynesville Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KPEX

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Flying Cloud Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: FCMICAO: KFCM

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Cambridge Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KCBG

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Central Wisconsin Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CWAICAO: KCWA

Website for Central Wisconsin Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Des Moines International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DSMICAO: KDSM

Website for Des Moines International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Dane County Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSNICAO: KMSN

Website for Dane County Regional Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BRDICAO: KBRD

Website for Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Maple Lake Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KMGG

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Buffalo Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KCFE

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Saint Cloud Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: STCICAO: KSTC

Website for Saint Cloud Regional Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Minnesota

About Wright County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Maple Lake: www.maplelakemn.org/

The official website for Wright County: www.co.wright.mn.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Maple Lake.

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<2>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Maple Lake) 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 Maple Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Maple Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maple Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2333, Longitude: -94.0056     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Maple Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Maple Lake), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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