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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Wolf Creek.

This page contains six sections:

Around Wolf Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Minneapolis (MN). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southwest of Wolf Creek. Minneapolis (MN) has a population of 422,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Paul (MN). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southwest of Wolf Creek and has a population of 307,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wolf Creek and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Andover (MN)   [Map]   32,902   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Blaine (MN)   [Map]   64,557   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Brooklyn Center (MN)   [Map]   31,006   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Brooklyn Park (MN)   [Map]   80,581   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Champlin (MN)   [Map]   25,022   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Coon Rapids (MN)   [Map]   62,656   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fridley (MN)   [Map]   27,853   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Maple Grove (MN)   [Map]   71,066   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Maplewood (MN)   [Map]   40,918   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Oakdale (MN)   [Map]   28,083   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ramsey (MN)   [Map]   26,587   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Roseville (MN)   [Map]   36,314   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Shoreview (MN)   [Map]   26,794   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
White Bear Lake (MN)   [Map]   25,888   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Woodbury (MN)   [Map]   69,756   S   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Almelund (MN)   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Center City (MN)   [Map]   650   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
North Branch (MN)   [Map]   10,462   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Shafer (MN)   [Map]   1,074   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Taylors Falls (MN)   [Map]   1,018   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Anderson   [Map]   400   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Centuria   [Map]   914   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Eureka   [Map]   1,642   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Laketown   [Map]   945   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Milltown   [Map]   882   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Randall   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Saint Croix Falls   [Map]   1,145   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Saint Croix Falls   [Map]   2,047   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sterling   [Map]   770   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Trade Lake   [Map]   824   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Polk County ...

Wolf Creek is located in Polk County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Polk County: Chisago (MN), Washington (MN), Barron, Burnett, Dunn & Saint Croix.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wolf Creek ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Rush City Rgnl.(ICAO: KROS)   [Map]   ROS   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Grantsburg Muni. (ICAO: KGTG)   [Map]   GTG   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
L. O. Simenstad Muni.(ICAO: KOEO)   [Map]   OEO   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Osceola Muni. Airfield   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pine City Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Burnett Co. Airport(ICAO: KRZN)   [Map]   RZN   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Amery Muni.   [Map]   AHH   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cambridge Muni.(ICAO: KCBG)   [Map]   CBG   W   26 miles [41.8 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 Wolf Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wolf Creek. 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   SSW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Rochester Intl. (RST/KRST)   [Map]   RST   S   114 miles [183.5 km]
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   CWA   ESE   158 miles [254.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brainerd Lakes Rgnl. (BRD/KBRD)   [Map]   BRD   NW   89 miles [143.2 km]
Duluth Intl. (DLH/KDLH)   [Map]   DLH   NNE   92 miles [148.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Rush City Rgnl.(ICAO: KROS)   [Map]   ROS   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Grantsburg Muni. (ICAO: KGTG)   [Map]   GTG   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
L. O. Simenstad Muni.(ICAO: KOEO)   [Map]   OEO   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Osceola Muni. Airfield   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pine City Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Burnett Co. Airport(ICAO: KRZN)   [Map]   RZN   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Amery Muni.   [Map]   AHH   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cambridge Muni.(ICAO: KCBG)   [Map]   CBG   W   26 miles [41.8 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
 
L. O. Simenstad Muni.   (ICAO: KOEO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Burnett Co. Airport   (ICAO: KRZN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cambridge Muni.   (ICAO: KCBG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New Richmond Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRNH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mora Muni.   (ICAO: KJMR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anoka County - Blaine Airport   (ICAO: KANE)   [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
 
Lake Elmo Airport   (ICAO: K21D)   [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
 
Brainerd Lakes Rgnl.   (BRD/KBRD)   [Map]
        Website for Brainerd Lakes Regional 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
 
Rush City Rgnl.   (ICAO: KROS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grantsburg Muni.   (ICAO: KGTG)   [Map]
        Website for Grantsburg Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.co.polk.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 Wolf Creek.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wolf Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5561, Longitude: -92.7227     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wolf Creek 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 Wolf Creek), 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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