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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 Pine River, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Pine 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 Pine River:
    • 45.164688, -89.534288
    • 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 Pine 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pine 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.

  • Bavaria [Langlade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bavaria
    • Bavaria [Langlade County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Pine River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bavaria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bavaria
  • Bloomville [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomville
    • Bloomville [Lincoln County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Pine River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomville
  • Dutch Corners [Lincoln County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dutch Corners
    • Dutch Corners [Lincoln County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Pine River
  • Granite Heights [Marathon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granite Heights
    • Granite Heights [Marathon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Pine River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granite Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granite Heights
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Merrill [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merrill
      • Merrill [Lincoln County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Pine River
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merrill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merrill
    • Nutterville [Marathon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nutterville
      • Nutterville [Marathon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Pine River
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nutterville
    • Pine River [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine River
      • Pine River [Lincoln County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Pine River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine River
    • Sunset [Marathon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset
      • Sunset [Marathon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Pine River
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Merrill, which is the Seat of Lincoln County and lies just to the West.
    • Madison, which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 144 miles [231.7 km]<1> to the south (S). If you could drive a straight line from Pine River to Madison, with an average speed<3>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 772 miles [1,242.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 44 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,089 miles [9,799.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<5>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,839 miles [11,006.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,737 miles [7,623.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Lincoln County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.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' (or 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- Pine River) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pine River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pine RiverOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pine River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1647, Longitude: -89.5343       In this case, the coordinates for Pine 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 Pine 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 315.68 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.212 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.567 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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