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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Forest ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Milwaukee. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the south of Forest. Milwaukee has a population of 595,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Appleton. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the north of Forest and has a population of 74,700 people.

For comparison, Forest has a population of 1,100 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Brookfield   [Map]   38,045   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
De Pere   [Map]   25,034   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fond du Lac   [Map]   42,809   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Germantown   [Map]   19,982   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Grand Chute   [Map]   22,620   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Manitowoc   [Map]   32,697   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Menasha   [Map]   17,748   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Menomonee Falls   [Map]   37,443   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mequon   [Map]   24,159   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Neenah   [Map]   25,951   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Oshkosh   [Map]   66,665   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Sheboygan   [Map]   48,329   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Watertown   [Map]   23,655   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Wauwatosa   [Map]   48,277   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
West Bend   [Map]   31,596   S   23 miles [37 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Calumet   [Map]   1,467   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Eden   [Map]   1,035   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Eden   [Map]   900   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Elkhart Lake   [Map]   100   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Empire   [Map]   2,818   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Glenbeulah   [Map]   459   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Graham Corners   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Greenbush   [Map]   2,585   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Marshfield   [Map]   1,132   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mitchell   [Map]   1,325   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mount Calvary   [Map]   748   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Osceola   [Map]   1,832   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Russell   [Map]   380   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Saint Cloud   [Map]   463   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Taycheedah   [Map]   4,457   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Fond du Lac County ...

Forest is located in Fond du Lac County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Fond du Lac County: Calumet, Dodge, Green Lake, Sheboygan, Washington & Winnebago.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Forest ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
New Holstein Muni.   [Map]   8D1   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fond du Lac Co. Airport(ICAO: KFLD)   [Map]   FLD   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sheboygan County Meml. (SBM/KSBM)   [Map]   SBM   E   18 miles [29 km]
Wittman Rgnl. (OSH/KOSH)   [Map]   OSH   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
West Bend Muni.(ICAO: KETB)   [Map]   ETB   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hartford Muni.   [Map]   HXF   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Brennand Airport   [Map]   79C   NNW   31 miles [49.9 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 Forest.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Forest. 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
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   SSE   59 miles [95 km]
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   SW   70 miles [112.7 km]
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   CWA   NW   99 miles [159.3 km]
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   SSW   117 miles [188.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Austin Straubel Intl.(GRB/KGRB)   [Map]   GRB   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.(ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]   JVL   SSW   89 miles [143.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
New Holstein Muni.   [Map]   8D1   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fond du Lac Co. Airport(ICAO: KFLD)   [Map]   FLD   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sheboygan County Meml. (SBM/KSBM)   [Map]   SBM   E   18 miles [29 km]
Wittman Rgnl. (OSH/KOSH)   [Map]   OSH   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
West Bend Muni.(ICAO: KETB)   [Map]   ETB   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hartford Muni.   [Map]   HXF   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Brennand Airport   [Map]   79C   NNW   31 miles [49.9 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.

Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
        Website for General Mitchell International Airport
        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
 
Muskegon Co. Airport   (MKG/KMKG)   [Map]
        Website for Muskegon County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chicago Exec.   (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]
        Website for Chicago Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fond du Lac Co. Airport   (ICAO: KFLD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sheboygan County Meml.   (SBM/KSBM)   [Map]
        Website for Sheboygan County Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wittman Rgnl.   (OSH/KOSH)   [Map]
        Website for Wittman Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
West Bend Muni.   (ICAO: KETB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dodge Co. Airport   (ICAO: KUNU)   [Map]
        Website for Dodge County 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
 
Manitowoc Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMTW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport   (MWC/KMWC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Capitol Airport   (ICAO: K02C)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waukesha Co. Airport   (ICAO: KUES)   [Map]
        Website for Waukesha County 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
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
        Website for O'Hare International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Midway Intl.   (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
        Website for Midway International 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
 
Austin Straubel Intl.   (GRB/KGRB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Manistee Co. Airport   (MBL/KMBL)   [Map]
        Website for Manistee County - Blacker Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Search for a Wisconsin Community

About Fond du Lac County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fond du Lac County: www.co.fond-du-lac.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 Forest.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Forest. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Forest) 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 Forest. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Forest

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7686, Longitude: -88.2259     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Forest 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 Forest), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Forest.



 
 
 

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