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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Weston ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Woodbury (MN). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the west of Weston. Woodbury (MN) has a population of 69,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Eau Claire. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the east of Weston and has a population of 68,600 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 Weston and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Cottage Grove (MN)   [Map]   36,793   W   41 miles [66 km]
Hastings (MN)   [Map]   22,722   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hugo (MN)   [Map]   14,828   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Inver Grove Heights (MN)   [Map]   35,392   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Maplewood (MN)   [Map]   40,918   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Oakdale (MN)   [Map]   28,083   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Red Wing (MN)   [Map]   16,412   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Rosemount (MN)   [Map]   24,344   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
South Saint Paul (MN)   [Map]   20,242   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Stillwater (MN)   [Map]   19,368   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
West Saint Paul (MN)   [Map]   19,767   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
White Bear Lake (MN)   [Map]   25,888   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Chippewa Falls   [Map]   14,035   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Menomonie   [Map]   16,429   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
River Falls   [Map]   15,510   W   27 miles [43.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Cady   [Map]   848   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dunn   [Map]   1,566   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Eau Galle   [Map]   770   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Elmwood   [Map]   808   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gilman   [Map]   988   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Knapp   [Map]   458   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lucas   [Map]   786   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Menomonie   [Map]   3,450   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rock Elm   [Map]   497   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   579   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Spring Valley   [Map]   1,372   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Waterville   [Map]   800   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Waubeek   [Map]   407   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Weston   [Map]   609   NE   Less than 2 miles
Wilson   [Map]   186   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Dunn County ...

Weston is located in Dunn County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Dunn County: Barron, Chippewa, Eau Claire, Pepin, Pierce, Polk & Saint Croix.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Weston ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Menomonie Muni.(ICAO: KLUM)   [Map]   LUM   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Boyceville Muni.   [Map]   3T3   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Durand Muni.   [Map]   WI25   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Red Wing Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Red Wing Rgnl. (ICAO: KRGK)   [Map]   RGK   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Chippewa Valley Rgnl.(EAU/KEAU)   [Map]   EAU   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
New Richmond Rgnl.(ICAO: KRNH)   [Map]   RNH   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Amery Muni.   [Map]   AHH   NNW   35 miles [56.3 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 Weston.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Weston. 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   W   56 miles [90.1 km]
Rochester Intl. (RST/KRST)   [Map]   RST   SSW   65 miles [104.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
La Crosse Muni.(LSE/KLSE)   [Map]   LSE   SSE   75 miles [120.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Menomonie Muni.(ICAO: KLUM)   [Map]   LUM   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Boyceville Muni.   [Map]   3T3   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Durand Muni.   [Map]   WI25   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Red Wing Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Red Wing Rgnl. (ICAO: KRGK)   [Map]   RGK   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Chippewa Valley Rgnl.(EAU/KEAU)   [Map]   EAU   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
New Richmond Rgnl.(ICAO: KRNH)   [Map]   RNH   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Amery Muni.   [Map]   AHH   NNW   35 miles [56.3 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
 
Red Wing Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRGK)   [Map]
        Website for Red Wing Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chippewa Valley Rgnl.   (EAU/KEAU)   [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
 
Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
        Website for Central Wisconsin Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rice Lake Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRPD)   [Map]
        Website for Rice Lake Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
L. O. Simenstad Muni.   (ICAO: KOEO)   [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
 
Rockford Intl.   (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
        Website for Rockford International 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
 
Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
        Website for General Mitchell International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Crosse Muni.   (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Menomonie Muni.   (ICAO: KLUM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Dunn County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dunn County: www.dunncountywi.govoffice2.com/

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 Weston.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Weston. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Weston) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weston. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8125, Longitude: -92.0716     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Weston 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 Weston), 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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