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Nerstrand, Minnesota

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The location of Nerstrand

Welcome to Nerstrand ...

The city of Nerstrand is located in Rice County.

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

The pronunciation of Nerstrand: NEER-strand<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Nerstrand has a population of 294 people<3> (see below for details).

Nerstrand is 1,180 feet [360 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Nerstrand is located in the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Nerstrand: 55053<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nerstrand had a population of 295 people. This makes Nerstrand the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 295 people, the population of Nerstrand increased 26.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 233 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Nerstrand had an population of 294 people. This is a decrease of 0.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.18% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 Nerstrand. 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 Nerstrand. 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 Nerstrand.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nerstrand ...

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

Communities near Nerstrand ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Owatonna   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the Southwest (SW) of Nerstrand

Located in Steele County

Faribault   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Nerstrand

Northfield   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Nerstrand

Rice Lake   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Nerstrand

Located in Steele County

Lonsdale   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Nerstrand

Cannon Falls   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Nerstrand

Located in Goodhue County

Zumbrota   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Nerstrand

Located in Goodhue County

Kenyon   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Nerstrand

Located in Goodhue County

Dundas   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Nerstrand

Medford   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Nerstrand

Located in Steele County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Nerstrand. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Nerstrand.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nerstrand - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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 Nerstrand). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Nerstrand or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nerstrand) 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 Nerstrand. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nerstrand

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nerstrand. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3430, Longitude: -93.0638     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nerstrand have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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