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Raeville, Nebraska

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The location of Raeville

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Raeville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Norfolk. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the east of Raeville. Norfolk has a population of 24,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Columbus. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southeast of Raeville and has a population of 23,100 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 and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Albion   [Map]   1,613   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Battle Creek   [Map]   1,201   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Creighton   [Map]   1,102   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Fullerton   [Map]   1,262   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Genoa   [Map]   956   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Humphrey   [Map]   806   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,359   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Neligh   [Map]   1,516   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
O'Neill   [Map]   3,635   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Ord   [Map]   2,103   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pierce   [Map]   1,729   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Plainview   [Map]   1,196   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Randolph   [Map]   912   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Stanton   [Map]   1,522   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Tilden   [Map]   932   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Boone   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cedar Rapids   [Map]   371   S   23 miles [37 km]
Clearwater   [Map]   405   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Deloit   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Elgin   [Map]   622   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Emerick   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Knievels Corner   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lindsay   [Map]   257   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Meadow Grove   [Map]   293   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Newman Grove   [Map]   717   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oakdale   [Map]   297   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   323   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Primrose   [Map]   60   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Spalding   [Map]   448   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Vorhees   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Boone County ...

Raeville is located in Boone County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Boone County: Antelope, Greeley, Madison, Nance, Platte & Wheeler.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Raeville ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Albion Muni. (ICAO: KBVN)   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Antelope Co. Airport (ICAO: K4V9)   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cedar Rapids Muni.   [Map]   SSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Karl Stefan Meml. (OFK/KOFK)   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 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 Raeville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Raeville. 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]   ESE   118 miles [189.9 km]
Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]   E   227 miles [365.3 km]
Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   SE   250 miles [402.3 km]
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport  (ICT/KICT)   [Map]   S   295 miles [474.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]   SSW   65 miles [104.6 km]
Sioux Gateway Airport  (SUX/KSUX)   [Map]   ENE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Kearney Rgnl. (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]   SSW   94 miles [151.3 km]
Lincoln Airport  (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]   SE   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Albion Muni. (ICAO: KBVN)   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Antelope Co. Airport (ICAO: K4V9)   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cedar Rapids Muni.   [Map]   SSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Karl Stefan Meml. (OFK/KOFK)   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 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
Des Moines Intl.   (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
  Website for Des Moines International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Karl Stefan Meml.   (OFK/KOFK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Columbus Muni.   (ICAO: KOLU)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Evelyn Sharp Fld.   (ICAO: KODX)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
The O'Neill Muni.   (ICAO: KONL)   [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
Cram Fld.   (ICAO: KBUB)   [Map]
  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
Central Nebraska Rgnl.   (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]
  Website for Central Nebraska Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Sioux Gateway Airport   (SUX/KSUX)   [Map]
  Website for Sioux Gateway 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
Albion Muni.   (ICAO: KBVN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Antelope Co. Airport   (ICAO: K4V9)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nebraska

About Boone County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Boone County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

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

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Raeville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Raeville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8964, Longitude: -98.0540     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Raeville 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 Raeville), 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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