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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Bloom City.

This page contains six sections:

Around Bloom City ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is La Crosse. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northwest of Bloom City. La Crosse has a population of 51,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Onalaska. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northwest of Bloom City and has a population of 18,700 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 and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
La Crescent (MN)   [Map]   5,028   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Baraboo   [Map]   12,164   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Dodgeville   [Map]   4,748   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Holmen   [Map]   9,887   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Mount Horeb   [Map]   7,421   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Onalaska   [Map]   5,772   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Portage   [Map]   10,473   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Prairie du Chien   [Map]   5,653   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Reedsburg   [Map]   9,487   E   23 miles [37 km]
Richland Center   [Map]   4,998   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Shelby   [Map]   4,898   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sparta   [Map]   9,664   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Tomah   [Map]   9,369   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Viroqua   [Map]   4,448   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
West Salem   [Map]   5,026   NW   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bloom   [Map]   501   NW   Less than 2 miles
Dayton   [Map]   682   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Forest   [Map]   346   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   860   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Henrietta   [Map]   484   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hub City   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
La Farge   [Map]   763   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Marshall   [Map]   557   S   5 miles [8 km]
Rockbridge   [Map]   709   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stark   [Map]   393   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sylvan   [Map]   545   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Union   [Map]   698   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Viola   [Map]   676   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
White City   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Yuba   [Map]   69   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Richland County ...

Bloom City is located in Richland County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Richland County: Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Sauk & Vernon.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bloom City ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Richland Airport   [Map]   93C   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Three Castles Airpark   [Map]   4D1   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elroy Muni.   [Map]   60C   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Viroqua Muni.   [Map]   Y51   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Tri-County Rgnl.(ICAO: KLNR)   [Map]   LNR   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Reedsburg Muni.   [Map]   C35   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Boscobel Airport(ICAO: KOVS)   [Map]   OVS   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
New Lisbon Union Airport   [Map]   82C   NNE   28 miles [45.1 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 Bloom City.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bloom City. 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
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   ESE   61 miles [98.2 km]
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   CWA   NNE   97 miles [156.1 km]
Rochester Intl. (RST/KRST)   [Map]   RST   WNW   105 miles [169 km]
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   SE   113 miles [181.9 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   ESE   134 miles [215.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
La Crosse Muni.(LSE/KLSE)   [Map]   LSE   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Dubuque Rgnl. (DBQ/KDBQ)   [Map]   DBQ   S   76 miles [122.3 km]
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.(ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]   JVL   SE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   ENE   110 miles [177 km]
Waterloo Rgnl. (ALO/KALO)   [Map]   ALO   WSW   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Richland Airport   [Map]   93C   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Three Castles Airpark   [Map]   4D1   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elroy Muni.   [Map]   60C   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Viroqua Muni.   [Map]   Y51   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Tri-County Rgnl.(ICAO: KLNR)   [Map]   LNR   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Reedsburg Muni.   [Map]   C35   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Boscobel Airport(ICAO: KOVS)   [Map]   OVS   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
New Lisbon Union Airport   [Map]   82C   NNE   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.

Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
        Website for Dane County Regional Airport
        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
 
Outagamie County Rgnl.   (ATW/KATW)   [Map]
        Website for Outagamie County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waterloo Rgnl.   (ALO/KALO)   [Map]
        Website for Waterloo Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KLNR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Boscobel Airport   (ICAO: KOVS)   [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
 
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport   (CMY/KCMY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wisconsin Dells Airport   (ICAO: KDLL)   [Map]
        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
 
Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
        Website for General Mitchell International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
        Website for O'Hare International 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
 
La Crosse Muni.   (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dubuque Rgnl.   (DBQ/KDBQ)   [Map]
        Website for Dubuque Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Richland County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Richland County: www.co.richland.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 Bloom City.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bloom City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4944, Longitude: -90.4649     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bloom City 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 Bloom City), 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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