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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 Kaukauna, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Kaukauna and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • 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 Kaukauna:
    • 44.278047, -88.272151
    • 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 Kaukauna
  • 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 Kaukauna ...

We have found one communities that share the name Kaukauna.

There is one other community in Wisconsin which is also named Kaukauna.

Beyond Wisconsin.

  • Communities Located In Wisconsin ...
    • Outagamie County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kaukauna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Outagamie County community of Kaukauna.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Kaukauna ...

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.

  • Apple Creek [Outagamie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apple Creek
    • Apple Creek [Outagamie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Kaukauna
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apple Creek
  • Combined Locks [Outagamie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Combined Locks
    • Combined Locks [Outagamie County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Kaukauna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,607 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Combined Locks
  • Forest Junction [Calumet County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Junction
    • Forest Junction [Calumet County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Kaukauna
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Junction
  • Freedom [Outagamie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freedom
    • Freedom [Outagamie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Kaukauna
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freedom
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    • High Cliff [Calumet County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Cliff
      • High Cliff [Calumet County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Kaukauna
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for High Cliff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Holland [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holland
      • Holland [Brown County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Kaukauna
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holland
    • Little Chute [Outagamie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Chute
      • Little Chute [Outagamie County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Kaukauna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,164 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Chute
    • Mackville [Outagamie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mackville
      • Mackville [Outagamie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Kaukauna
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mackville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mackville
    • Murphy Corner [Outagamie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murphy Corner
      • Murphy Corner [Outagamie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Kaukauna
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murphy Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murphy Corner
    • Whispering Pines [Outagamie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whispering Pines
      • Whispering Pines [Outagamie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Kaukauna
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whispering Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whispering Pines

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Kaukauna. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Anthony R. 'Tony' Canadeo     (Professional football)
    • Earl 'Curly' Lambeau     (Professional football)
    • Dale Livingston     (Professional football)
    • John Martinkovic     (Professional football)
    • Mike Melvoin     (Musician)
    • Mike Michalske     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Cleveland (OH) on April 24, 1903 (a Friday) and died in Green Bay (WI) on October 26, 1983 (a Wednesday) at the age of 80. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Brown County, Wisconsin).
      • Green Bay is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Kaukauna.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mike Michalske<3>
    • Charles E. Sample     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Green Bay (WI) on January 5, 1920 (a Monday) and died in Neenah (WI) on May 15, 2001 (a Tueday) at the age of 81. He is buried at Riverside Cemetery (Outagamie County, Wisconsin).
      • Green Bay is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Kaukauna.
      • Neenah is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest of Kaukauna.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles E. Sample<3>
    • Alice Washburn     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Oshkosh (WI) on September 12, 1860 (a Wednesday) and died in Oshkosh (WI) on November 18, 1929 (a Monday) at the age of 69. She is buried at Riverside Cemetery (Winnebago County, Wisconsin).
      • Oshkosh is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Kaukauna.
      • Oshkosh is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Kaukauna.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Alice Washburn<3>

How Far From Kaukauna to ...

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Chilton, which is the Seat of Calumet County and lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Kaukauna to Chilton, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
    • Madison, which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 100 miles [160.9 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 688 miles [1,107.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 27 days and walking would take 39 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,089 miles [9,799.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,835 miles [10,999.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,727 miles [7,607.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Calumet County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kaukauna: www.ci.kaukauna.wi.us/

The official website for Calumet County: www.co.calumet.wi.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Kaukauna) 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 Kaukauna. 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 KaukaunaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kaukauna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2780, Longitude: -88.2722    
<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>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<4>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.
<5>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 Kaukauna to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 314.832 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.124 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.171 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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