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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 Lublin, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Lublin 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 Lublin:
    • 45.075248, -90.724300
    • 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 Lublin
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lublin ...

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.

  • Clark [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clark
    • Clark [Clark County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Lublin
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clark
  • Donald [Taylor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donald
    • Donald [Taylor County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Lublin
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donald have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donald
  • Hannibal [Taylor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hannibal
    • Hannibal [Taylor County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Lublin
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hannibal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hannibal
  • Junction [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction
    • Junction [Clark County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Lublin
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction
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    • Longwood [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longwood
      • Longwood [Clark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Lublin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Longwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood
    • Maple Hill [Chippewa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Hill
      • Maple Hill [Chippewa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Lublin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Hill
    • Ruby [Chippewa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruby
      • Ruby [Chippewa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Lublin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruby
    • Stanley [Chippewa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanley
      • Stanley [Chippewa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Lublin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,711 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley

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 Lublin. 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 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Lublin.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Evelyn 'Pinky' Pinckert Brier<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Medford, which is the Seat of Taylor County and lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Lublin to Medford, with an average speed<4> 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 five to six hours.
    • Madison, which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 153 miles [246.2 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 9 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 820 miles [1,319.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 47 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,133 miles [9,870.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,885 miles [11,080.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,786 miles [7,702.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Taylor County: www.taylor-county.com/

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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lublin) 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 Lublin. 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 Lublin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lublin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0752, Longitude: -90.7243       In this case, the coordinates for Lublin 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 Lublin 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 316.509 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.141 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.234 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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