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Wendell, Minnesota

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The location of Wendell

Welcome to Wendell ...

The city of Wendell is located in Grant County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Wendell has a population of 164 people<2> (see below for details).

Wendell is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Wendell: (218)

The ZIP code for Wendell: 56590<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wendell had a population of 167 people. This makes Wendell the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 167 people, the population of Wendell decreased 5.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 177 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Wendell had an population of 164 people. This is a decrease of 1.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.34% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Wendell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Wendell - they are located in Idaho, Kansas (2), Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Texas.

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

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 Wendell. 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 Wendell. 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 Wendell.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wendell ...

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

Communities near Wendell ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fergus Falls   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the North (N) of Wendell

Located in Otter Tail County

Elbow Lake   [Map]

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

Evansville   [Map]

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

Located in Douglas County

Ashby   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Wendell

Herman   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Wendell

Barrett   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wendell

Dalton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wendell

Located in Otter Tail County

Campbell   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Wendell

Located in Wilkin County

Foxhome   [Map]

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

Located in Wilkin County

Norcross   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Wendell

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Minnesota

About Grant County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Grant 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 Wendell.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wendell - 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 Wendell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wendell 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wendell) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wendell. 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 Wendell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wendell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.0359, Longitude: -96.1008     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wendell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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