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Rulo, Nebraska

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The location of Rulo

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Rulo ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Saint Joseph (MO). It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the southeast of Rulo. Saint Joseph (MO) has a population of 76,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Maryville (MO). It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the northeast of Rulo and has a population of 11,800 people.

For comparison, Rulo has a population of 160 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 Rulo and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Shenandoah (IA)   [Map]   4,909   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Atchison (KS)   [Map]   10,636   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hiawatha (KS)   [Map]   3,147   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Holton (KS)   [Map]   3,266   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Horton (KS)   [Map]   1,696   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sabetha (KS)   [Map]   2,569   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Seneca (KS)   [Map]   2,039   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wathena (KS)   [Map]   1,319   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Country Club (MO)   [Map]   2,472   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Savannah (MO)   [Map]   5,186   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Tarkio (MO)   [Map]   1,468   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Auburn   [Map]   3,302   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Falls City   [Map]   4,187   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Nebraska City   [Map]   7,313   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Tecumseh   [Map]   1,640   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Hamlin (KS)   [Map]   36   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Iowa Point (KS)   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Padonia (KS)   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Reserve (KS)   [Map]   82   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
White Cloud (KS)   [Map]   170   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Big Lake (MO)   [Map]   145   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bigelow (MO)   [Map]   24   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Corning (MO)   [Map]   13   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Craig (MO)   [Map]   222   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Forest City (MO)   [Map]   247   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fortescue (MO)   [Map]   29   E   5 miles [8 km]
Mound City (MO)   [Map]   1,042   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Barada   [Map]   23   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Preston   [Map]   26   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Straussville   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Richardson County ...

Rulo is located in Richardson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Richardson County: Brown (KS), Doniphan (KS), Nemaha (KS), Holt (MO), Nemaha & Pawnee.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rulo ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rulo ...

Looking for more information about Rulo? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Rulo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rulo.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Nebraska Statewide Tourism
    Rulo Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Rulo

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 Rulo ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Brenner Fld. (ICAO: KFNB)   [Map]   WNW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hiawatha Muni. (FAA ID: K87)   [Map]   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sabetha Muni. (FAA ID: K83)   [Map]   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rock Port Muni.   [Map]   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Horton Muni. (FAA ID: K91)   [Map]   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gould Peterson Muni. (FAA ID: K57)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Farington Fld. (FAA ID: K01)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 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 Rulo.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rulo. 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
Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   SE   64 miles [103 km]
Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]   NNW   89 miles [143.2 km]
Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]   NE   137 miles [220.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Forbes Fld.  (FOE/KFOE)   [Map]   S   77 miles [123.9 km]
Charles B. Wheeler Airport  (MKC/KMKC)   [Map]   SE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Lincoln Airport  (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]   NW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Manhattan Rgnl.  (MHK/KMHK)   [Map]   SW   91 miles [146.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Brenner Fld. (ICAO: KFNB)   [Map]   WNW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hiawatha Muni. (FAA ID: K87)   [Map]   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sabetha Muni. (FAA ID: K83)   [Map]   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rock Port Muni.   [Map]   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Horton Muni. (FAA ID: K91)   [Map]   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gould Peterson Muni. (FAA ID: K57)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Farington Fld. (FAA ID: K01)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 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.

Kansas City Intl.   (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
  Website for Kansas City International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Eppley Airfield   (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
  Website for Eppley Airfield
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Rosecrans Meml.   (ICAO: KSTJ)   [Map]
  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
Nebraska City Muni.   (ICAO: KAFK)   [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
Lambert - St. Louis Intl.   (STL/KSTL)   [Map]
  Website for Lambert - Saint Louis International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Forbes Fld.   (FOE/KFOE)   [Map]
  Website for Forbes Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Charles B. Wheeler Airport   (MKC/KMKC)   [Map]
  Website for Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lincoln Airport   (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]
  Website for Lincoln Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Manhattan Rgnl.   (MHK/KMHK)   [Map]
  Website for Manhattan Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Brenner Fld.   (ICAO: KFNB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Richardson County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Richardson 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 Rulo.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Rulo) 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 Rulo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rulo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rulo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0517, Longitude: -95.4306     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rulo 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 Rulo), 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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