A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Spirit.
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 Spirit, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Spirit and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Spirit
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 Spirit. 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 Spirit.
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 Price County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Spirit is near Lincoln County and also Taylor 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 Spirit ...
We have found one communities that share the name Spirit.
Within Wisconsin, the name Spirit is unique.
Beyond Wisconsin, there is another community also named Spirit in the United States.
Communities Elsewhere In North America
This Spirit is located in Stevens County and lies 1,306 miles [2,101.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Spirit that is located in Price County.
Link to Google Map centered on Spirit
For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stevens County community of Spirit.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Spirit ...
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.
Cranberry Lake lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Spirit
Link to Google Map centered on Cranberry Lake
Gilbert [Lincoln County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Spirit
Link to Google Map centered on Gilbert
Queenstown [Taylor County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Spirit
Link to Google Map centered on Queenstown
Rib Lake [Taylor County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Spirit
Link to Google Map centered on Rib Lake
Spirit Falls [Lincoln County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Spirit
Link to Google Map centered on Spirit Falls
Tomahawk [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Spirit
Link to Google Map centered on Tomahawk
Tripoli [Lincoln County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Spirit
Link to Google Map centered on Tripoli
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 Spirit. 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).
Singer. He was born in Prentice (Wisconsin) on Sunday December 20, 1908 and died in Fresno (California) on Wednesday September 7, 1994 at the age of 85. He is buried at Oakhill Cemetery (Madera County, California).
How Far From Spirit 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 community such as Spirit to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Spirit and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Spirit. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Price County: www.co.price.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.
If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.
This page was last modified: 19 Feb 2020