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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 Loyal, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Loyal 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 Loyal:
    • 44.736074, -90.496528
    • 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 Loyal
  • 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 Loyal ...

We have found six communities that share the name Loyal.

Within Wisconsin, the name Loyal is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Sharp County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Loyal [Sharp County].
    • Indiana
      • Fulton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Indiana community of Loyal [Fulton County].
    • Kansas
      • Finney County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Loyal [Finney County].
      • Gray County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Loyal [Gray County].
    • Oklahoma
      • Kingfisher County
      • This Loyal is located in Kingfisher County and lies 725 miles [1,166.8 km]<2> to the southwest of the Loyal that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loyal
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kingfisher County community of Loyal.
    • Ontario
      • This Loyal lies 441 miles [709.7 km]<2> to the east of the Loyal that is located in Clark County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loyal

Curious and Interesting Names Near Loyal ...

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.

  • Chili [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chili
    • Chili [Clark County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Loyal
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chili
  • Christie [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Christie
    • Christie [Clark County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Loyal
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Christie have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christie
  • Globe [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Globe
    • Globe [Clark County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Loyal
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Globe have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Globe
  • Greenwood [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
    • Greenwood [Clark County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Loyal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 998 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Hemlock [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hemlock
      • Hemlock [Clark County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Loyal
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hemlock have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hemlock
    • Longwood [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longwood
      • Longwood [Clark County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Loyal
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Longwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
    • Lynn [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynn
      • Lynn [Clark County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Loyal
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynn
    • Unity [Marathon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unity
      • Unity [Marathon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Loyal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 330 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unity have been provided by the GNIS.<3> 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 Loyal. 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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Loyal.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Evelyn 'Pinky' Pinckert Brier<4>
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Loyal.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Woodrow Wilson Rawls<4>

How Far From Loyal to ...

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Neillsville, which is the Seat of Clark County and lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the south southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Loyal to Neillsville, with an average speed<5> 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 127 miles [204.4 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 5 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 799 miles [1,285.9 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<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,143 miles [9,886.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,893 miles [11,093.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,793 miles [7,713.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Loyal. 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>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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Loyal 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Loyal) 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 Loyal. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Loyal

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loyal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7361, Longitude: -90.4965       In this case, the coordinates for Loyal have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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 Loyal to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 316.355 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.918 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.211 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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