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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Hurley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Ashland. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the west of Hurley. Ashland has a population of 7,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Ironwood (MI). It lies immediately east of Hurley and has a population of 5,000 people.

For comparison, Hurley has a population of 1,400 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 if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bessemer (MI)   [Map]   1,761   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Wakefield (MI)   [Map]   1,699   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Arbor Vitae   [Map]   3,347   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Boulder Junction   [Map]   942   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lac du Flambeau   [Map]   3,442   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lake   [Map]   ---   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mercer   [Map]   1,372   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Minocqua   [Map]   4,388   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Park Falls   [Map]   2,254   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Russell   [Map]   1,291   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Saint Germain   [Map]   2,104   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Sanborn   [Map]   1,272   W   23 miles [37 km]
Washburn   [Map]   2,048   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Woodruff   [Map]   1,956   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Worcester   [Map]   1,496   S   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Hillcrest (MI)   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Ramsay (MI)   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Yale (MI)   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Anderson   [Map]   57   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Carey   [Map]   158   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gurney   [Map]   155   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jacobs   [Map]   690   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Kimball   [Map]   485   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Knight   [Map]   205   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mellen   [Map]   690   W   23 miles [37 km]
Montreal   [Map]   760   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Oma   [Map]   282   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pence   [Map]   158   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Saxon   [Map]   315   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Winchester   [Map]   391   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]

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

Iron County ...

Hurley is located in Iron County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Iron County: Gogebic (MI), Ashland, Price & Vilas. Lake Superior lies to the northwest.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hurley ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gogebic - Iron Co. Airport (IWD/KIWD)   [Map]   IWD   NNE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Manitowish Waters Airport   [Map]   D25   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Glidden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Boulder Junction Airport   [Map]   BDJ   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Park Falls Muni. (ICAO: KPKF)   [Map]   PKF   SSW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Madeline Island Airport   [Map]   4R5   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
John F. Kennedy Meml.(ASX/KASX)   [Map]   ASX   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lakeland Airport(ARV/KARV)   [Map]   ARV   SSE   42 miles [67.6 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 Hurley.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hurley. 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
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   CWA   SSE   117 miles [188.3 km]
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]   MSP   SW   181 miles [291.3 km]
Rochester Intl. (RST/KRST)   [Map]   RST   SW   207 miles [333.1 km]
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   S   232 miles [373.4 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   SSE   266 miles [428.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gogebic - Iron Co. Airport (IWD/KIWD)   [Map]   IWD   NNE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Eagle River Union Airport (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]   EGV   SE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Rhinelander Airport(RHI/KRHI)   [Map]   RHI   SSE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Houghton County Meml. (CMX/KCMX)   [Map]   CMX   ENE   94 miles [151.3 km]
Iron Co. Airport    [Map]   50D   ESE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Duluth Intl. (DLH/KDLH)   [Map]   DLH   WNW   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Manitowish Waters Airport   [Map]   D25   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Glidden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Boulder Junction Airport   [Map]   BDJ   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Park Falls Muni. (ICAO: KPKF)   [Map]   PKF   SSW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Madeline Island Airport   [Map]   4R5   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
John F. Kennedy Meml.(ASX/KASX)   [Map]   ASX   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lakeland Airport(ARV/KARV)   [Map]   ARV   SSE   42 miles [67.6 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.

Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
        Website for Central Wisconsin Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.   (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]
        Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Duluth Intl.   (DLH/KDLH)   [Map]
        Website for Duluth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ford Airport   (ICAO: KIMT)   [Map]
        Website for Ford Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Park Falls Muni.   (ICAO: KPKF)   [Map]
        Website for Park Falls Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John F. Kennedy Meml.   (ASX/KASX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lakeland Airport   (ARV/KARV)   [Map]
        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
 
Price Co. Airport   (ICAO: KPBH)   [Map]
        Website for Price County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kings Land O' Lakes Airport   (ICAO: KLNL)   [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
 
Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
        Website for General Mitchell 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
 
Gogebic - Iron Co. Airport   (IWD/KIWD)   [Map]
        Website for Gogebic - Iron County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eagle River Union Airport   (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]
        Website for Eagle River Union Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rhinelander Airport   (RHI/KRHI)   [Map]
        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
 

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

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 Hurley.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Hurley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hurley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hurley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hurley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hurley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4441, Longitude: -90.1966     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hurley 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 Hurley), 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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