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The location of Natick









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Natick ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Ainsworth. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Natick. Ainsworth has a population of 1,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Arnold. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the south of Natick and has a population of 580 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Anselmo   [Map]   140   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Brewster   [Map]   17   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dunning   [Map]   104   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gandy   [Map]   32   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Halsey   [Map]   83   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Johnstown   [Map]   61   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Merna   [Map]   368   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mullen   [Map]   459   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Seneca   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Stapleton   [Map]   306   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Thedford   [Map]   219   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Wood Lake   [Map]   64   N   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Brownlee   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Elsmere   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Purdum   [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ringgold   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Rose   [Map]     E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Tryon   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]

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

Thomas County ...

Natick is located in Thomas County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Thomas County: Blaine, Cherry, Hooker, Logan & McPherson.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Natick ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Thomas Co. Airport (TIF/KTIF)   [Map]   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hooker Co. Airport (ICAO: KMHN)   [Map]   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ainsworth Muni. (ICAO: KANW)   [Map]   NNE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Broken Bow Muni. (ICAO: KBBW)   [Map]   SE   54 miles [86.9 km]
North Platte Rgnl.  (LBF/KLBF)   [Map]   SSW   58 miles [93.3 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 Natick.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Natick. 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]   E   238 miles [383 km]
Denver Intl.  (DEN/KDEN)   [Map]   WSW   263 miles [423.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
North Platte Rgnl.  (LBF/KLBF)   [Map]   SSW   58 miles [93.3 km]
Kearney Rgnl. (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]   SE   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Thomas Co. Airport (TIF/KTIF)   [Map]   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hooker Co. Airport (ICAO: KMHN)   [Map]   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ainsworth Muni. (ICAO: KANW)   [Map]   NNE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Broken Bow Muni. (ICAO: KBBW)   [Map]   SE   54 miles [86.9 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
 
Denver Intl.   (DEN/KDEN)   [Map]
  Website for Denver International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
North Platte Rgnl.   (LBF/KLBF)   [Map]
  Website for North Platte Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kearney Rgnl.   (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas Co. Airport   (TIF/KTIF)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hooker Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMHN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ainsworth Muni.   (ICAO: KANW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Broken Bow Muni.   (ICAO: KBBW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Thomas County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Natick.

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<2>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- Natick) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Natick. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9558, Longitude: -100.4396     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Natick 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 Natick), 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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