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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to El Paso.

This page contains six sections:

Around El Paso ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Minneapolis (MN). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the west of El Paso. Minneapolis (MN) has a population of 422,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Paul (MN). It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the west of El Paso and has a population of 307,000 people.

For comparison, El Paso has a population of 700 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 El Paso and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Apple Valley (MN)   [Map]   52,435   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bloomington (MN)   [Map]   85,866   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Burnsville (MN)   [Map]   61,439   W   46 miles [74 km]
Cottage Grove (MN)   [Map]   36,793   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Eagan (MN)   [Map]   66,627   W   41 miles [66 km]
Inver Grove Heights (MN)   [Map]   35,392   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lakeville (MN)   [Map]   63,748   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Maplewood (MN)   [Map]   40,918   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Oakdale (MN)   [Map]   28,083   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Richfield (MN)   [Map]   36,151   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Rochester (MN)   [Map]   115,733   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Roseville (MN)   [Map]   36,314   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Shoreview (MN)   [Map]   26,794   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Woodbury (MN)   [Map]   69,756   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Eau Claire   [Map]   68,587   E   40 miles [64.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bay City   [Map]   496   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ellsworth   [Map]   1,173   W   5 miles [8 km]
Ellsworth   [Map]   3,287   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elmwood   [Map]   808   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gilman   [Map]   988   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hartland   [Map]   852   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Isabelle   [Map]   291   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Maiden Rock   [Map]   116   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Martell   [Map]   1,220   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Plum City   [Map]   604   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rock Elm   [Map]   497   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Salem   [Map]   523   S   5 miles [8 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   579   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Spring Valley   [Map]   1,372   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Union   [Map]   625   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Pierce County ...

El Paso is located in Pierce County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pierce County: Dakota (MN), Goodhue (MN), Washington (MN), Dunn, Pepin & Saint Croix.

Curious and Interesting Names Near El Paso ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around El Paso. 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 El Paso. 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 to see and places to visit:

For the State of Wisconsin

    Wisconsin Tourism
    Parks for Wisconsin

    Fishing in Wisconsin
    Hunting in Wisconsin


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Wisconsin

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Wisconsin

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Wisconsin

Airports Near El Paso ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Wing Rgnl. (ICAO: KRGK)   [Map]   RGK   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Red Wing Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Durand Muni.   [Map]   WI25   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Menomonie Muni.(ICAO: KLUM)   [Map]   LUM   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Boyceville Muni.   [Map]   3T3   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
New Richmond Rgnl.(ICAO: KRNH)   [Map]   RNH   NNW   30 miles [48.3 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 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 El Paso.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from El Paso. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]   MSP   WNW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Rochester Intl. (RST/KRST)   [Map]   RST   S   57 miles [91.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
La Crosse Muni.(LSE/KLSE)   [Map]   LSE   SE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Mason City Muni.(MCW/KMCW)   [Map]   MCW   SSW   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Wing Rgnl. (ICAO: KRGK)   [Map]   RGK   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Red Wing Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Durand Muni.   [Map]   WI25   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Menomonie Muni.(ICAO: KLUM)   [Map]   LUM   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Boyceville Muni.   [Map]   3T3   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
New Richmond Rgnl.(ICAO: KRNH)   [Map]   RNH   NNW   30 miles [48.3 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
 
Rochester Intl.   (RST/KRST)   [Map]
        Website for Rochester International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Menomonie Muni.   (ICAO: KLUM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New Richmond Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRNH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lake Elmo Airport   (ICAO: K21D)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South St. Paul Muni.   (ICAO: KSGS)   [Map]
        Website for South Saint Paul Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Paul Downtown Airport   (STP/KSTP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chippewa Valley Rgnl.   (EAU/KEAU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
        Website for Central Wisconsin Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
L. O. Simenstad Muni.   (ICAO: KOEO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airlake Airport   (ICAO: KLVN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
        Website for Dane County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Des Moines Intl.   (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
        Website for Des Moines International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rockford Intl.   (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
        Website for Rockford International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Crosse Muni.   (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mason City Muni.   (MCW/KMCW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Red Wing Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRGK)   [Map]
        Website for Red Wing Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Wisconsin

About Pierce County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in El Paso. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7266, Longitude: -92.3227     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for El Paso 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>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 El Paso), 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 El Paso.



 
 
 

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