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The location of Lake Summerset









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Lake Summerset.

This page contains six sections:

Around Lake Summerset ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Madison (WI). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the north of Lake Summerset. Madison (WI) has a population of 255,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Rockford. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the southeast of Lake Summerset and has a population of 147,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lake Summerset and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Belvidere   [Map]   25,181   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
De Kalb   [Map]   43,193   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Dixon   [Map]   15,202   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Freeport   [Map]   24,091   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Loves Park   [Map]   23,387   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Machesney Park   [Map]   22,733   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sterling   [Map]   14,766   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Sycamore   [Map]   18,022   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Woodstock   [Map]   25,286   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Beloit (WI)   [Map]   36,773   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fitchburg (WI)   [Map]   29,485   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Janesville (WI)   [Map]   64,359   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Middleton (WI)   [Map]   19,660   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Sun Prairie (WI)   [Map]   32,894   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Whitewater (WI)   [Map]   14,540   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Afolkey   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dakota   [Map]   474   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Davis   [Map]   635   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Durand   [Map]   1,400   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Pecatonica   [Map]   2,102   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ridott   [Map]   156   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rock City   [Map]   299   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Rock Grove   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Shirland   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Avon (WI)   [Map]   605   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Brodhead (WI)   [Map]   3,253   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jefferson (WI)   [Map]   1,236   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Newark (WI)   [Map]   1,590   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Spring Grove (WI)   [Map]   888   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Waupun (WI)   [Map]   1,358   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Winnebago County ...

Lake Summerset is primarily located in Winnebago County. A portion of Lake Summerset extends into Stephenson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Winnebago County: Boone, DeKalb, Ogle, Stephenson, Green (WI) & Rock (WI).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lake Summerset ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Lake Summerset. 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 Lake Summerset. 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, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Illinois

    Illinois Tourism
    Parks for Illinois

    Fishing in Illinois
    Hunting in Illinois


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Illinois

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Illinois

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

Airports Near Lake Summerset ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Sue Rock Intl. (FAA ID: IS93)   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
Brodhead Airport (FAA ID: C37)   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Freeport / Dornink Airport (FAA ID: C86)   [Map]   WSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Monroe Muni. (ICAO: KEFT)   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Albertus Airport (ICAO: KFEP)   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rock Co. Airport   [Map]   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl. (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rockford Intl.  (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Lake Summerset.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lake Summerset. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Rockford Intl.  (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Dane County Rgnl.  (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
O'Hare Intl.  (ORD/KORD)   [Map]   ESE   82 miles [132 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl.  (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   ENE   83 miles [133.6 km]
Midway Intl.  (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]   ESE   95 miles [152.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl. (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Dubuque Rgnl.  (DBQ/KDBQ)   [Map]   W   67 miles [107.8 km]
Chicago Exec.  (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]   ESE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Quad City Intl.  (MLI/KMLI)   [Map]   SW   90 miles [144.8 km]
Gary / Chicago Intl.  (GYY/KGYY)   [Map]   ESE   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Sue Rock Intl. (FAA ID: IS93)   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
Brodhead Airport (FAA ID: C37)   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Freeport / Dornink Airport (FAA ID: C86)   [Map]   WSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Monroe Muni. (ICAO: KEFT)   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Albertus Airport (ICAO: KFEP)   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rock Co. Airport   [Map]   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Ogle Co. Airport  (FAA ID: C55)   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 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.

Rockford Intl.   (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
  Website for Rockford International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
  Website for Dane County Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Quad City Intl.   (MLI/KMLI)   [Map]
  Website for Quad City International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gary / Chicago Intl.   (GYY/KGYY)   [Map]
  Website for Gary / Chicago International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Monroe Muni.   (ICAO: KEFT)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertus Airport   (ICAO: KFEP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
  Website for O'Hare International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rochelle Muni.   (ICAO: KRPJ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dixon Muni.   (ICAO: KC73)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
  Website for General Mitchell International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Midway Intl.   (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
  Website for Midway International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
  Website for Central Wisconsin Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Bend Rgnl.   (SBN/KSBN)   [Map]
  Website for South Bend Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dubuque Rgnl.   (DBQ/KDBQ)   [Map]
  Website for Dubuque Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chicago Exec.   (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]
  Website for Chicago Executive Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Winnebago County: www.co.winnebago.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Summerset. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4545, Longitude: -89.3896     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lake Summerset 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Lake Summerset), 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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