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Welcome to Urne ...

Urne is located in Buffalo County<1>.


The location of Urne has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Urne, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1883.

Urne is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Urne lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Urne ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Urne.

  • Lake City
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake City
    • Lake City is located in Wabasha County (MN)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,114 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake City <4>
  • Mondovi
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mondovi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mondovi
    • Mondovi is located in Buffalo County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,562 people
  • Wabasha
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wabasha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wabasha
    • Wabasha is located in Wabasha County (MN)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,467 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wabasha <4>
  • Durand
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durand
    • Durand is located in Pepin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,789 people
  • Buffalo City
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo City
    • Buffalo City is located in Buffalo County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 948 people
  • Buffalo
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
    • Buffalo is located in Buffalo County
  • Pepin
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pepin
    • Pepin is located in Pepin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 747 people
  • Alma
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alma
    • Alma is located in Buffalo County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 713 people
  • Plum City
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plum City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum City
    • Plum City is located in Pierce County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 603 people
  • Kellogg
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kellogg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kellogg
    • Kellogg is located in Wabasha County (MN)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 460 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kellogg <4>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Urne. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Urne.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Urne. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Urne.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Urne. See our Newspapers Page for Urne.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Urne ...

Looking for more information about Urne? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Urne, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Urne.

Adding Urne to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Urne in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Urne was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Urne post office opened in 1883.

We also found Urne in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Urne.

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

The official website for Buffalo County: www.buffalocounty.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Buffalo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Urne - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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