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Harstone, Ontario

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Harstone ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Thunder Bay. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the east of Harstone. Thunder Bay has a population of 109,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Neebing. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the southeast of Harstone and has a population of 2,200 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 from Harstone and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
East Cook (MN)   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Grand Portage (MN)   [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Carters Corners   [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Flint   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hume   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
Hymers   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Jelly   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kakabeka Falls   [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lee   [Map]     NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
McCluskeys Corners   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Millar   [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mokomon   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Murillo   [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
O'Connor   [Map]     W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Rosslyn Village   [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sellars   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Stanley   [Map]     E   2 miles [3.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Harstone ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Flint   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest of Harstone   [Map]
Jelly   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Lee   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Moose Hill   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pardee   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Silver Mountain   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Stanley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Sunshine   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Twin City   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Harstone.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Harstone. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the Province of Ontario

    Ontario Tourism
    Parks for Ontario

    Fishing in Ontario
    Hunting in Ontario

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Harstone ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Kakabeka Falls Airport   [Map]   CKG8   NNE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Thunder Bay Intl. (YQT/CYQT)   [Map]   CYQT   E   13 miles [20.9 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 be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Harstone.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Thunder Bay Intl. (YQT/CYQT)   [Map]   CYQT   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Houghton County Meml. (CMX/KCMX)   [Map]   CMX   SSE   97 miles [156.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Kakabeka Falls Airport   [Map]   CKG8   NNE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Grand Marais Airport(GRM/KCKC)   [Map]   CKC   SW   50 miles [80.5 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.

Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.   (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]
        Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Thunder Bay Intl.   (YQT/CYQT)   [Map]
        Website for Thunder Bay International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Houghton County Meml.   (CMX/KCMX)   [Map]
        Website for Houghton County Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Grand Marais Airport   (GRM/KCKC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Ontario

About Ontario

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Ontario:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Harstone were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Harstone. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Harstone) 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 Harstone. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Harstone

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harstone. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.3622, Longitude: -89.6247     [Map].

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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>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Harstone), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Harstone.