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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 Longwood, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Longwood 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 Longwood:
    • 44.886911, -90.598193
    • 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 Longwood
  • 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 Longwood ...

We have found 25 communities that share the name Longwood.

Within Wisconsin, the name Longwood is unique.

Beyond Wisconsin, we know of another 25 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 25 communities, 24 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Madison County
      • This Longwood is located in Madison County and lies 733 miles [1,179.6 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Longwood.
    • Delaware
      • New Castle County
      • This Longwood is located in New Castle County and lies 842 miles [1,355.1 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New Castle County community of Longwood.
    • Florida
      • Okaloosa County
      • This Longwood is located in Okaloosa County and lies 1,019 miles [1,639.9 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Okaloosa County community of Longwood.
      • Orange County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Florida community of Longwood [Orange County].
      • Seminole County
      • This Longwood is located in Seminole County and lies 1,227 miles [1,974.7 km] to the south southeast of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Seminole County community of Longwood.
    • Illinois
      • Cook County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Longwood [Cook County].
    • Indiana
      • Fayette County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Indiana community of Longwood [Fayette County].
    • Louisiana
      • Caddo Parish
      • This Longwood is located in Caddo Parish and lies 870 miles [1,400.1 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Caddo Parish community of Longwood.
      • East Baton Rouge Parish
      • This Longwood is located in East Baton Rouge Parish and lies 995 miles [1,601.3 km] to the south of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the East Baton Rouge Parish community of Longwood.
    • Maryland
      • Montgomery County
      • This Longwood is located in Montgomery County and lies 799 miles [1,285.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Longwood.
    • Massachusetts
      • Norfolk County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Massachusetts community of Longwood [Norfolk County].
    • Mississippi
      • Washington County
      • This Longwood is located in Washington County and lies 811 miles [1,305.2 km]<1> to the south of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Longwood.
    • Missouri
      • Pettis County
      • This Longwood is located in Pettis County and lies 434 miles [698.5 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pettis County community of Longwood.
      • Saint Louis County
      • Although located in Saint Louis County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Louis County community of Longwood.
    • Nebraska
      • Custer County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Custer County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Custer County community of Longwood.
    • New York
      • Bronx County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Longwood [Bronx County].
      • Genesee County
      • This Longwood is located in Genesee County and lies 622 miles [1,001 km]<1> to the east of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Genesee County community of Longwood.
    • North Carolina
      • Brunswick County
      • This Longwood is located in Brunswick County and lies 986 miles [1,586.8 km]<1> to the southeast of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Brunswick County community of Longwood.
    • Ontario
      • This Longwood lies 470 miles [756.4 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
    • Pennsylvania
      • Chester County
      • This Longwood is located in Chester County and lies 834 miles [1,342.2 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chester County community of Longwood.
    • South Carolina
      • Beaufort County
      • This Longwood is located in Beaufort County and lies 1,019 miles [1,639.9 km]<1> to the southeast of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Beaufort County community of Longwood.
      • Horry County
      • This Longwood is located in Horry County and lies 979 miles [1,575.5 km] to the southeast of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Horry County community of Longwood.
    • Tennessee
      • Williamson County
      • This Longwood is located in Williamson County and lies 640 miles [1,030 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Williamson County community of Longwood.
    • Virginia
      • Clarke County
      • This Longwood is located in Clarke County and lies 763 miles [1,227.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Longwood that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clarke County community of Longwood.
      • Rockbridge County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Longwood [Rockbridge County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Longwood ...

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.

  • Cherokee [Marathon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee
    • Cherokee [Marathon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Longwood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee
  • Christie [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Christie
    • Christie [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Longwood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Christie have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christie
  • Clark [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clark
    • Clark [Clark County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Longwood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clark have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clark
  • Globe [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Globe
    • Globe [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Longwood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Globe have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Globe
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greenwood [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Clark County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Longwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 998 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Hemlock [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hemlock
      • Hemlock [Clark County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Longwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hemlock have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hemlock
    • Junction [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction
      • Junction [Clark County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Longwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction
    • Loyal [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loyal
      • Loyal [Clark County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Longwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loyal have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loyal
    • Stanley [Chippewa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanley
      • Stanley [Chippewa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the west of Longwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,711 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
    • Unity [Marathon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unity
      • Unity [Marathon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Longwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 330 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unity have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity

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 Longwood. 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 ...
    • Evelyn 'Pinky' Pinckert Brier     (Aviation pioneer)
      • Aviation pioneer. She was born in Medford (Wisconsin) on Monday April 12, 1909 and died in Redlands (California) on Sunday January 20, 2008 at the age of 98. She is buried at Montecito Memorial Park (San Bernardino County, California).
      • Medford is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast of Longwood.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Evelyn 'Pinky' Pinckert Brier<5>
    • Woodrow Wilson Rawls     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Scraper (Oklahoma) on Wednesday September 24, 1913 and died in Marshfield (Wisconsin) on Sunday December 16, 1984 at the age of 71.
      • Marshfield is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Longwood.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Woodrow Wilson Rawls<5>

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

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

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    • Neillsville, which is the Seat of Clark County and lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south. If you could walk a straight line from Longwood to Neillsville, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • Madison, which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 138 miles [222.1 km] to the south southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 808 miles [1,300.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 46 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,139 miles [9,879.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,890 miles [11,088.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,790 miles [7,708.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Clark County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clark County: www.co.clark.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- Longwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Longwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8869, Longitude: -90.5982       In this case, the coordinates for Longwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Longwood could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Longwood, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Longwood to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 316.424 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.018 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.222 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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