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Nearest Communities to Minnewawa, By-County ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals 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 and not the distance if you are driving it.<1>

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



Minnewawa is located in Aitkin County.

The following 8 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Aitkin County: Carlton, Cass, Crow Wing, Itasca, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Pine & Saint Louis.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 138 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Minnewawa. Of these communities, 94 are located in counties other than Aitkin 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 Minnewawa (which is Aitkin 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 Minnewawa. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Carlton CountyKanabec County 
Cass CountyMille Lacs County 
Crow Wing CountyPine County 
Itasca CountySaint Louis County 


Aitkin County     (The county where Minnewawa resides)
 
County Website: www.co.aitkin.mn.us/
County Seat for Aitkin:   Aitkin
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Aitkin County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Sheshebee (Unver)     [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles
Grayling (Unver)     [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
Libby (Unver)     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
McGregor     [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Tamarack     [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Balsam (Unver)     [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Davidson     [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Palisade     [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
East Lake (Unver)     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lawler (Unver)     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kimberly (Unver)     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Waldeck (Unver)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Waukenabo (Unver)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bain (Unver)     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Thor (Unver)     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ball Bluff (Unver)     [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hassman (Unver)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Northeast Aitkin     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Northwest Aitkin     [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Rossburg (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Jacobson     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Ronald (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Rabey (Unver)     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Haypoint (Unver)     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Jewett     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Glen (Unver)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Swatara     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Aitkin     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Hill City     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Glory (Unver)     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pine Knoll (Unver)     [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Arthyde (Unver)     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Dads Corner (Unver)     [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Solana (Unver)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Malmo (Unver)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Shovel Lake (Unver)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Southeast Aitkin (Unver)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Wealthwood (Unver)     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bennettville (Unver)     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
McGrath     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Cutler (Unver)     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Giese (Unver)     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Nichols (Unver)     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Redtop (Unver)     [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
 

Carlton County
 
County Website: www.co.carlton.mn.us/
County Seat for Carlton:   Carlton
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carlton County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Wright     [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Woodbury (Unver)     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Automba (Unver)     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cromwell     [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kettle River     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Corona (Unver)     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
North Carlton     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Moose Lake     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sawyer     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Barnum     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Mahtowa (Unver)     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Big Lake Chapel (Unver)     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Atkinson (Unver)     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Iverson (Unver)     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Otter Creek (Unver)     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Nemadji (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Duesler (Unver)     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Cloquet     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Blackhoof (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Carlton     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Scanlon     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Scotts Corner (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Clear Creek     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 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    
 
  DirectionDistance
Mae (Unver)     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Outing     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
East Cass     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Remer     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
 

Crow Wing County
 
County Website: www.co.crow-wing.mn.us/
County Seat for Crow Wing:   Brainerd
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crow Wing County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Little Pine (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Cuyuna     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Deerwood     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
White Hawk (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Emily     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bay Lake (Unver)     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Crosby Beach (Unver)     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Crosby     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Oreland (Unver)     [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wolford (Unver)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Manganese (Unver)     [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Garrison     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Ironton     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Klondyke (Unver)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Mission (Unver)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Trommald     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Homecroft (Unver)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fifty Lakes     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Crosslake     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Riverton     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Manhattan Beach     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Itasca County
 
County Website: www.co.itasca.mn.us/
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    
 
  DirectionDistance
Wawina (Unver)     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Swan River     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Marrier Estates (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Warba     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Goodland     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Philbin (Unver)     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Blackberry (Unver)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Gunn (Unver)     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
La Prairie     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Grand Rapids     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Little Sand Lake     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lakeview Terrace (Unver)     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bengal (Unver)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Kanabec County
 
County Seat for Kanabec:   Mora
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanabec County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Woodland (Unver)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Mille Lacs County
 
County Website: www.co.mille-lacs.mn.us/
County Seat for Mille Lacs:   Milaca
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mille Lacs County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Opstead (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Isle     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Pine County
 
County Website: www.pinecounty.org/
County Seat for Pine:   Pine City
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Minnesota       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pine County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Denham     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Ellson (Unver)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sturgeon Lake     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Willow River     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Rutledge     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Finlayson     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
 

Saint Louis County
 
County Website: www.co.st-louis.mn.us/
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    
 
  DirectionDistance
Floodwood     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Gowan (Unver)     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Hartley Spur (Unver)     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Island (Unver)     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Potshot Lake     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Paupores (Unver)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Brookston     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Arlberg (Unver)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Elmer (Unver)     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Meadowlands     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Culver (Unver)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Maney (Unver)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Prosit (Unver)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Burnett (Unver)     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Alborn     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Baden (Unver)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Coleraine Junction (Unver)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hull (Unver)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Grand Lake (Unver)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Janette Lake     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Birch (Unver)     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Toivola (Unver)     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Saginaw     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Silica (Unver)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minnewawa. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6986, Longitude: -93.2749     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Minnewawa 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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