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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 Pike River, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Pike River 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 Pike River:
    • 46.459947, -91.239914
    • 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 Pike River
  • 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 Pike River ...

We have found one communities that share the name Pike River.

Within Wisconsin, the name Pike River is unique.

Beyond Wisconsin, there is another community also named Pike River in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Quebec
      • This Pike River lies 877 miles [1,411.4 km]<1> to the east of the Pike River that is located in Bayfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pike River

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pike River ...

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.

  • Blueberry [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blueberry
    • Blueberry [Douglas County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the west of Pike River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blueberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blueberry
  • Cable [Bayfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cable
    • Cable [Bayfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Pike River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cable have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cable
  • Delta [Bayfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta
    • Delta [Bayfield County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Pike River
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
  • Grand View [Bayfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand View
    • Grand View [Bayfield County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Pike River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand View
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Iron River [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron River
      • Iron River [Bayfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Pike River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron River
    • Leonards [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leonards
      • Leonards [Bayfield County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the south of Pike River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leonards have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leonards
    • Mason [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mason
      • Mason [Bayfield County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Pike River
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 99 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mason have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mason
    • Minersville [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minersville
      • Minersville [Ashland County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Pike River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minersville
    • Port Wing [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Wing
      • Port Wing [Bayfield County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Pike River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Wing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Wing
    • Topside [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Topside
      • Topside [Bayfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Pike River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Topside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Topside

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Washburn, which is the Seat of Bayfield County and lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Pike River to Washburn, with an average speed<3> 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 250 miles [402.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 10 days and walking would take 15 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 888 miles [1,429.1 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 35 days and walking would take 51 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,081 miles [9,786.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<5>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,836 miles [11,001.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,745 miles [7,636.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bayfield County: www.bayfieldcounty.org/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Pike River) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pike River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4599, Longitude: -91.2399       In this case, the coordinates for Pike River 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>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.
<4>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 Pike River to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 316.846 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.715 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.105 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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