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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 Paddock Lake, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Paddock Lake 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 Paddock Lake:
    • 42.571685, -88.102585
    • 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 Paddock Lake
  • 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 Paddock Lake ...

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.

  • Channel Lake [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Channel Lake
    • Channel Lake [Lake County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Paddock Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Channel Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Channel Lake
  • Fox River [Kenosha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox River
    • Fox River [Kenosha County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Paddock Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox River
  • Grass Lake [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grass Lake
    • Grass Lake [Lake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Paddock Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grass Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grass Lake
  • Hickory Corners [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Corners
    • Hickory Corners [Lake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Paddock Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Corners
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    • Hickory Haven [Racine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Haven
      • Hickory Haven [Racine County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Paddock Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Haven
    • Kansasville [Racine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansasville
      • Kansasville [Racine County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Paddock Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kansasville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansasville
    • Lake Catherine [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Catherine
      • Lake Catherine [Lake County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Paddock Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Catherine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Catherine
    • Liberty Corners [Kenosha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty Corners
      • Liberty Corners [Kenosha County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Paddock Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Corners
    • Loon Lake [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loon Lake
      • Loon Lake [Lake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Paddock Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loon Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loon Lake
    • Paris [Kenosha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paris
      • Paris [Kenosha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Paddock Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
    • Pikeville [Kenosha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pikeville
      • Pikeville [Kenosha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Paddock Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pikeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pikeville
    • Rosewood [Racine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosewood
      • Rosewood [Racine County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Paddock Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosewood
    • Twin Lakes [Kenosha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Lakes
      • Twin Lakes [Kenosha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Paddock Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,234 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
    • Union Grove [Racine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Grove
      • Union Grove [Racine County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Paddock Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,266 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Grove
    • Wheatland [Kenosha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheatland
      • Wheatland [Kenosha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Paddock Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheatland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheatland

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 Paddock Lake. 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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    • Alan Dante 'The Horse' Ameche     (Professional football)
    • Don Ameche     (Actor)
      • Born: Dominic Felix Amici
      • Actor. He was born in Kenosha (WI) on May 31, 1908 (a Sunday) and died in Scottsdale (AZ) on December 6, 1993 (a Monday) at the age of 85. We don't have any burial details.
      • Kenosha is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Paddock Lake.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Don Ameche<3>
    • Edward Emerson Barnard     (Astronomer)
    • Sam Battaglia     (Crime figure)
    • Jim Dooley     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Stoutsville (MO) on February 8, 1930 (a Saturday) and died in Lake Forest (IL) on January 8, 2008 (a Tueday) at the age of 77. He is buried at Rosehill Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Lake Forest is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Paddock Lake.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jim Dooley<3>
    • Paul Walford 'Lil Abner' Erickson     (Major League Baseball)
    • Nick Etten     (Major League Baseball)
    • Ken Keltner     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Milwaukee (WI) on October 31, 1916 (a Tueday) and died in New Berlin (WI) on December 12, 1991 (a Thursday) at the age of 75. He is buried at Wisconsin Memorial Park (Waukesha County, Wisconsin).
      • Milwaukee is located 33 miles [53.1 km] to the north of Paddock Lake.
      • New Berlin is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the north of Paddock Lake.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ken Keltner<3>
    • Edwin Henry 'Twilight Ed' Killian     (Major League Baseball)
    • Alan Kulwicki     (Race car driver)
      • Race car driver. He was born in Greenfield (WI) on December 14, 1954 (a Tueday) and died on April 1, 1993 (a Thursday) at the age of 38. He is buried at St. Adalbert Catholic Cemetery (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin).
      • Greenfield is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Paddock Lake.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Alan Kulwicki<3>
    • Reggie 'The Crusher' Lisowski     (Professional wrestler)
      • Full name: Reginald Lisowski
      • Professional wrestler. He was born in South Milwaukee (WI) on July 11, 1926 (a Sunday) and died in South Milwaukee (WI) on October 22, 2005 (a Saturday) at the age of 79. He is buried at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin).
      • South Milwaukee is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast of Paddock Lake.
      • South Milwaukee is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast of Paddock Lake.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Reggie 'The Crusher' Lisowski<3>
    • Fredric March     (Oscar winning actor)
      • Oscar winning actor. He was born in Racine (WI) on August 31, 1897 (a Tueday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on April 14, 1975 (a Monday) at the age of 77.
      • Racine is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast of Paddock Lake.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Fredric March<3>
    • John Daniel Matuszak     (Actor, professional football)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Kenosha, which is the Seat of Kenosha County and lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east. If you could walk a straight line from Paddock Lake to Kenosha, 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 74 miles [119.1 km] to the west northwest (WNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 631 miles [1,015.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 36 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,166 miles [9,923.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,907 miles [11,115.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,793 miles [7,713.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Kenosha County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kenosha County: www.co.kenosha.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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Paddock Lake) 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 Paddock Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Paddock LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paddock Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5717, Longitude: -88.1026       In this case, the coordinates for Paddock Lake 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 Paddock Lake 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 314.744 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 311.781 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.599 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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