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Ruskin, Nebraska

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The location of Ruskin

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Ruskin ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Hastings. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northwest of Ruskin. Hastings has a population of 25,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Concordia (KS). It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the south of Ruskin and has a population of 5,100 people.

For comparison, Ruskin has a population of 120 people.

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

Community   2017
Belleville (KS)   [Map]   1,895   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Beloit (KS)   [Map]   3,710   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Washington (KS)   [Map]   1,073   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Aurora   [Map]   4,488   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Blue Hill   [Map]   870   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Doniphan   [Map]   844   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Fairbury   [Map]   3,707   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Friend   [Map]   984   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Geneva   [Map]   2,122   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Harvard   [Map]   966   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hebron   [Map]   1,511   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Henderson   [Map]   989   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Red Cloud   [Map]   925   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Superior   [Map]   1,862   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sutton   [Map]   1,429   N   32 miles [51.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Republic (KS)   [Map]   108   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Webber (KS)   [Map]   23   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Angus   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Belvidere   [Map]   46   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Byron   [Map]   80   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Carleton   [Map]   87   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chester   [Map]   223   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Davenport   [Map]   283   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Deshler   [Map]   739   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Edgar   [Map]   451   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hardy   [Map]   150   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Nelson   [Map]   459   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Nora   [Map]   20   W   5 miles [8 km]
Oak   [Map]   63   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sedan   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Nuckolls County ...

Ruskin is located in Nuckolls County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Nuckolls County: Jewell (KS), Republic (KS), Clay, Fillmore, Thayer & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ruskin ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ruskin ...

Looking for more information about Ruskin? 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 Ruskin, 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 Ruskin.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Ruskin

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 Ruskin ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Superior Muni. (FAA ID: 12K)   [Map]   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hebron Muni. (HJH/KHJH)   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Belleville Muni. (FAA ID: RPB)   [Map]   SSE   25 miles [40.2 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 Ruskin.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ruskin. 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]   NE   130 miles [209.2 km]
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport  (ICT/KICT)   [Map]   S   173 miles [278.4 km]
Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   ESE   177 miles [284.9 km]
Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]   ENE   239 miles [384.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]   NNW   61 miles [98.2 km]
Kearney Rgnl. (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]   NW   72 miles [115.9 km]
Lincoln Airport  (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]   NE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Salina Muni.  (SLN/KSLN)   [Map]   S   94 miles [151.3 km]
Manhattan Rgnl.  (MHK/KMHK)   [Map]   SE   94 miles [151.3 km]
Hays Rgnl.  (HYS/KHYS)   [Map]   SW   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Superior Muni. (FAA ID: 12K)   [Map]   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hebron Muni. (HJH/KHJH)   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Belleville Muni. (FAA ID: RPB)   [Map]   SSE   25 miles [40.2 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
Hebron Muni.   (HJH/KHJH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Harvard State Airport   (ICAO: K08K)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Blosser Muni.   (ICAO: KCNK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Hastings Muni.   (HSI/KHSI)   [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
Aurora Muni.   (ICAO: KAUH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
York Muni.   (ICAO: KJYR)   [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
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
Salina Muni.   (SLN/KSLN)   [Map]
  Website for Salina Municipal 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
Hays Rgnl.   (HYS/KHYS)   [Map]
  Website for Hays Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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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- Ruskin) 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 Ruskin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ruskin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ruskin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1440, Longitude: -97.8670     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ruskin 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 Ruskin), 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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