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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 Lodi, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Lodi 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 Lodi:
    • 43.338321, -89.536787
    • 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 Lodi
  • 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 Lodi ...

We have found one communities that share the name Lodi.

Within Wisconsin, the name Lodi is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • New York
      • Seneca County
      • This Lodi is located in Seneca County and lies 643 miles [1,034.8 km]<1> to the east of the Lodi that is located in Columbia County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lodi
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Seneca County community of Lodi.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lodi ...

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.

  • Dane [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dane
    • Dane [Dane County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Lodi
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,135 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dane
  • DeForest [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for DeForest
    • DeForest [Dane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Lodi
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,691 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on DeForest
  • Harmony Grove [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony Grove
    • Harmony Grove [Columbia County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Lodi
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony Grove
  • Lake Wisconsin [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Wisconsin
    • Lake Wisconsin [Columbia County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Lodi
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Wisconsin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Wisconsin
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Lowville [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowville
      • Lowville [Columbia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Lodi
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowville
    • Lutheran Hill [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lutheran Hill
      • Lutheran Hill [Dane County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Lodi
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lutheran Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lutheran Hill
    • Martinsville [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsville
      • Martinsville [Dane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Lodi
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
    • Moon Valley [Sauk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moon Valley
      • Moon Valley [Sauk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Lodi
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moon Valley

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 Lodi. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Charles Sydney Ainsworth     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Manchester (England) on Sunday December 21, 1873 and died in Madison (Wisconsin) on Sunday May 21, 1922 at the age of 48. He is buried at Forest Hill Cemetery (Dane County, Wisconsin).
      • Madison is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Lodi.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Sydney Ainsworth<3>
    • Belle Boyd     (Civil war Confederate spy)
      • Civil war Confederate spy. She was born in Martinsburg (West Virginia) on Thursday May 9, 1844 and died in Wisconsin Dells (Wisconsin) on Monday June 11, 1900 at the age of 56. She is buried at Spring Grove Cemetery (Columbia County, Wisconsin).
      • Wisconsin Dells is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Lodi.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Belle Boyd<3>
    • Eugene Matthew Brabender     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. He was born in Madison (Wisconsin) on Saturday August 16, 1941 and died in Madison (Wisconsin) on Friday December 27, 1996 at the age of 55. He is buried at St. Barnabas Cemetery (Dane County, Wisconsin).
      • Madison is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Lodi.
      • Madison is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Lodi.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eugene Matthew Brabender<3>
    • Ronnie Caldwell     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday December 27, 1948 and died in Madison (Wisconsin) on Sunday December 10, 1967 at the age of 19. He is buried at Memorial Park Cemetery (Shelby County, Tennessee).
      • Madison is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Lodi.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ronnie Caldwell<3>
    • John Steuart Curry     (Painter, muralist)
    • Kenneth Sydney Davis     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Salina (Kansas) on Sunday September 29, 1912 and died in Madison (Wisconsin) on Thursday June 10, 1999 at the age of 86.
      • Madison is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Lodi.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kenneth Sydney Davis<3>
    • Christopher Crosby 'Chris' Farley     (Comedian, actor)
      • Comedian, actor. He was born in Madison (Wisconsin) on Saturday February 15, 1964 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Thursday December 18, 1997 at the age of 33.
      • Madison is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Lodi.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Christopher Crosby 'Chris' Farley<3>
    • Gale Herbert Gillingham     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Madison (Wisconsin) on Thursday February 3, 1944 and died in Little Falls (Minnesota) on Thursday October 20, 2011 at the age of 67. He is buried at Oakland Cemetery (Morrison County, Minnesota).
      • Madison is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Lodi.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gale Herbert Gillingham<3>
    • Charles 'Kid' Nichols     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Madison (Wisconsin) on Tueday September 14, 1869 and died in Kansas City (Missouri) on Saturday April 11, 1953 at the age of 83. He is buried at Mt. Moriah Cemetery (Jackson County, Missouri).
      • Madison is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Lodi.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles 'Kid' Nichols<3>
    • Dr. William David Sansum     (Medical pioneer)
      • Medical pioneer. He was born in Baraboo (Wisconsin) on Saturday September 25, 1880 and died in Santa Barbara (California) on Monday January 5, 1948 at the age of 67. He is buried at Santa Barbara Cemetery (Santa Barbara County, California).
      • Baraboo is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Lodi.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. William David Sansum<3>
    • William Conrad Styles Severson     (Sculptor)
    • Arthur 'Sailor Art' Thomas, Sr.     (Professional wrestler)
      • Professional wrestler. He was born in Gurdon (Arkansas) on Wednesday January 30, 1924 and died in Fitchburg (Wisconsin) on Thursday March 20, 2003 at the age of 79. He is buried at Forest Hill Cemetery (Dane County, Wisconsin).
      • Fitchburg is located 23 miles [37 km] to the south of Lodi.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arthur 'Sailor Art' Thomas, Sr.<3>
    • Robert James 'Red' Wilson     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Milwaukee (Wisconsin) on Thursday March 7, 1929 and died in Madison (Wisconsin) on Friday August 8, 2014 at the age of 85. He is buried at Forest Hill Cemetery (Dane County, Wisconsin).
      • Madison is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Lodi.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert James 'Red' Wilson<3>

How Far From Lodi 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 community such as Lodi to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Portage, which is the Seat of Columbia County and lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Lodi to Portage, 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 four to five hours.
    • Madison, which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south southeast (SSE). The buggy would take 6 hours and walking would take just over a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 717 miles [1,153.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 41 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,179 miles [9,944.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,925 miles [11,144.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,817 miles [7,752.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Columbia County: www.co.columbia.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 drawn from Point A (ie- Lodi) 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 Lodi. 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 Lodi

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lodi. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3383, Longitude: -89.5368       In this case, the coordinates for Lodi 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>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 Lodi 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 315.708 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.987 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.109 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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