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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Freedom, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Freedom and the surrounding area.

  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Freedom:
    • 45.425800, -88.751498
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Freedom
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Freedom ...

We have found three communities that share the name Freedom.

There are two communities within Wisconsin that are also named Freedom.

Beyond Wisconsin, there is another community also named Freedom in the United States.

  • Communities Located In Wisconsin ...
    • Outagamie County
      • This Freedom is located in Outagamie County and lies 75 miles [120.7 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Freedom that is located in Forest County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freedom
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Outagamie County community of Freedom.
    • Sauk County
      • This Freedom is located in Sauk County and lies 149 miles [239.8 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Freedom that is located in Forest County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freedom
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sauk County community of Freedom.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • New York
      • Cattaraugus County
      • This Freedom is located in Cattaraugus County and lies 553 miles [890 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Freedom that is located in Forest County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freedom
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cattaraugus County community of Freedom.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Freedom ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Carter [Forest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carter
    • Carter [Forest County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Freedom
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carter
  • Freeman [Langlade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeman
    • Freeman [Langlade County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Freedom
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeman
  • Jennings [Oneida County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jennings
    • Jennings [Oneida County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Freedom
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jennings
  • Keith [Forest County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keith
    • Keith [Forest County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Freedom
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keith have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Mole Lake [Forest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mole Lake
      • Mole Lake [Forest County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Freedom
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mole Lake
    • Pickerel [Forest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickerel
      • Pickerel [Forest County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Freedom
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickerel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickerel
    • Post Lake [Langlade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Post Lake
      • Post Lake [Langlade County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Freedom
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Post Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Post Lake
    • Woodlawn [Forest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
      • Woodlawn [Forest County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Freedom
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlawn

How Far From Freedom to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Freedom to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Freedom and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Crandon, which is the Seat of Forest County and lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Freedom to Crandon, with an average speed<3> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Madison, which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 165 miles [265.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 748 miles [1,203.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 43 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,049 miles [9,734.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<5>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,799 miles [10,941.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,696 miles [7,557.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Freedom) 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 Freedom. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Freedom

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freedom. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4258, Longitude: -88.7515       In this case, the coordinates for Freedom have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<4>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Freedom to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 315.132 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.628 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.065 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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