A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Town of Spencer, Wisconsin
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Spencer.
This page contains eight sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Spencer, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Spencer and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Spencer
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track 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 the location for Spencer. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Spencer.
We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.
The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Marathon County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Spencer is near Wood County and also Clark County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
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:
Communities Also Named Spencer ...
We have found one communities that share the name Spencer.
Within Wisconsin, the name Spencer is unique.
Beyond Wisconsin, there is another community also named Spencer in the United States.
Communities Elsewhere In North America
This Spencer is located in Tioga County and lies 710 miles [1,142.6 km]<1> to the east of the Spencer that is located in Marathon County.
Link to Google Map centered on Spencer
For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tioga County community of Spencer.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Spencer ...
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.
Chili [Clark County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Spencer
Link to Google Map centered on Chili
Little Rose lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Spencer
Link to Google Map centered on Little Rose
Loyal [Clark County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Spencer
Link to Google Map centered on Loyal
Lynn [Clark County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Spencer
Link to Google Map centered on Lynn
March Rapids lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Spencer
Link to Google Map centered on March Rapids
Rangeline lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Spencer
Link to Google Map centered on Rangeline
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 Spencer. 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.
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).
Author. He was born in Scraper (Oklahoma) on Wednesday September 24, 1913 and died in Marshfield (Wisconsin) on Sunday December 16, 1984 at the age of 71.
How Far From Spencer 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 community such as Spencer to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Spencer and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Spencer. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Marathon County: www.co.marathon.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 19 Feb 2020