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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Muriel.

This page contains six sections:

Around Muriel ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Grand Island. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the north of Muriel. Grand Island has a population of 51,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kearney. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the west of Muriel and has a population of 33,800 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Muriel and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Aurora   [Map]   4,488   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Central City   [Map]   2,920   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Geneva   [Map]   2,122   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Gibbon   [Map]   1,890   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hastings   [Map]   24,989   N   5 miles [8 km]
Hebron   [Map]   1,511   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Henderson   [Map]   989   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Minden   [Map]   2,973   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ravenna   [Map]   1,373   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   2,342   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Shelton   [Map]   1,061   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Superior   [Map]   1,862   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sutton   [Map]   1,429   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Wood River   [Map]   1,350   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
York   [Map]   7,862   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Assumption   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ayr   [Map]   112   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Blaine   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Blue Hill   [Map]   870   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Clay Center   [Map]   723   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Deweese   [Map]   63   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   369   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Glenvil   [Map]   293   E   5 miles [8 km]
Good Samaritan Village   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hansen   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Harvard   [Map]   966   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Inland   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Juniata   [Map]   826   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Roseland   [Map]   265   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Trumbull   [Map]   197   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Adams County ...

Muriel is located in Adams County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Adams County: Buffalo, Clay, Franklin, Hall, Hamilton, Kearney, Nuckolls & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Muriel ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Muriel. 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 Muriel. 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 Nebraska

    Nebraska Tourism
    Parks for Nebraska

    Fishing in Nebraska
    Hunting in Nebraska


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Nebraska

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Nebraska

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

Airports Near Muriel ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Hastings Muni. (HSI/KHSI)   [Map]   NNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Harvard State Airport (ICAO: K08K)   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Red Cloud Muni. (FAA ID: 7V7)   [Map]   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pioneer Village Fld. (FAA ID: 0V3)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Aurora Muni. (ICAO: KAUH)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Superior Muni. (FAA ID: 12K)   [Map]   SSE   35 miles [56.3 km]

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.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Muriel.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]   ENE   139 miles [223.7 km]
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport  (ICT/KICT)   [Map]   SSE   203 miles [326.7 km]
Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   ESE   210 miles [338 km]
Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]   ENE   254 miles [408.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Kearney Rgnl. (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]   WNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lincoln Airport  (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]   ENE   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Hastings Muni. (HSI/KHSI)   [Map]   NNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Harvard State Airport (ICAO: K08K)   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Red Cloud Muni. (FAA ID: 7V7)   [Map]   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pioneer Village Fld. (FAA ID: 0V3)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Aurora Muni. (ICAO: KAUH)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Superior Muni. (FAA ID: 12K)   [Map]   SSE   35 miles [56.3 km]

Additional Airport Information

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

Eppley Airfield   (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
  Website for Eppley Airfield
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport   (ICT/KICT)   [Map]
  Website for Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Aurora Muni.   (ICAO: KAUH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
York Muni.   (ICAO: KJYR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hebron Muni.   (HJH/KHJH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Brewster Fld.   (ICAO: KHDE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kansas City Intl.   (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
  Website for Kansas City International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Des Moines Intl.   (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
  Website for Des Moines International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Nebraska Rgnl.   (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]
  Website for Central Nebraska Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kearney Rgnl.   (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lincoln Airport   (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]
  Website for Lincoln Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McCook Rgnl.   (MCK/KMCK)   [Map]
  Website for McCook Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hastings Muni.   (HSI/KHSI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harvard State Airport   (ICAO: K08K)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Adams County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Adams County: www.adamscounty.org/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Muriel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Muriel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5100, Longitude: -98.3539     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Muriel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Muriel), 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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