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Maribel, Wisconsin

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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 Maribel, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Maribel 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 Maribel:
    • 44.276289, -87.807131
    • 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 Maribel
  • 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

Communities Also Named Maribel ...

We have found one communities that share the name Maribel.

Within Wisconsin, the name Maribel is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • North Carolina
      • Pamlico County
      • This Maribel is located in Pamlico County and lies 860 miles [1,384 km]<1> to the southeast of the Maribel that is located in Manitowoc County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maribel
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pamlico County community of Maribel.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Maribel ...

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.

  • Bolt [Kewaunee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolt
    • Bolt [Kewaunee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Maribel
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolt
  • Denmark [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denmark
    • Denmark [Brown County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Maribel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denmark
  • Fisherville [Manitowoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fisherville
    • Fisherville [Manitowoc County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Maribel
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fisherville
  • Francis Creek [Manitowoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Francis Creek
    • Francis Creek [Manitowoc County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Maribel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 638 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Francis Creek
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    • Hickory Grove [Manitowoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Grove
      • Hickory Grove [Manitowoc County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Maribel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Grove
    • Kingsbridge [Manitowoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsbridge
      • Kingsbridge [Manitowoc County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Maribel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsbridge
    • Lark [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lark
      • Lark [Brown County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Maribel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lark
    • Maple Grove [Manitowoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Grove
      • Maple Grove [Manitowoc County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Maribel
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Grove
    • Wayside [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wayside
      • Wayside [Brown County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Maribel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayside

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 Maribel. 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 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest of Maribel.
      • 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest of Maribel.
      • Neenah is located 33 miles [53.1 km] to the west of Maribel.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles E. Sample<3>

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

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

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    • Manitowoc, which is the Seat of Manitowoc County and lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Maribel to Manitowoc, 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 115 miles [185.1 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 667 miles [1,073.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,072 miles [9,771.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,818 miles [10,972.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,709 miles [7,578.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Manitowoc County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Manitowoc County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>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 from Point A (ie- Maribel) 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 Maribel. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MaribelOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maribel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2763, Longitude: -87.8071    
<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:
<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 Maribel 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 314.515 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 311.765 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.929 degrees.






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