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Murdock, Minnesota

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The location of Murdock

Welcome to Murdock ...

The city of Murdock is located in Swift County.

The location of Murdock has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Murdock has a population of 265 people<2> (see below for details).

Murdock is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Murdock: (320)

The ZIP code for Murdock: 56271<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Murdock had a population of 278 people. This makes Murdock the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 278 people, the population of Murdock decreased 8.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 303 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Murdock had an population of 265 people. This is a decrease of 4.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.54% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Murdock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Murdock - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah (2) and Washington.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Murdock. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Murdock. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Murdock. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Murdock:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Murdock ...

Looking for more information about Murdock? 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.

Looking for more information about Murdock? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Murdock, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Murdock.

Communities near Murdock ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Willmar   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the East (E) of Murdock

Located in Kandiyohi County

Benson   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Murdock

Clara City   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the South (S) of Murdock

Located in Chippewa County

Raymond   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Murdock

Located in Kandiyohi County

Kerkhoven   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Murdock

Pennock   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Murdock

Located in Kandiyohi County

Clontarf   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Murdock

De Graff   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Murdock

Sunburg   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Murdock

Located in Kandiyohi County

Danvers   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the West (W) of Murdock

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Murdock.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Swift County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Swift County:

The official website for State of Minnesota:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Murdock.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Murdock - 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 Murdock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Murdock 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Murdock) 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 Murdock. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Murdock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Murdock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2231, Longitude: -95.3935     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Murdock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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