A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Split Rock, Wisconsin
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Split Rock.
This page contains seven sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Split Rock, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Split Rock and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Split Rock
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 Split Rock. 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 Split Rock.
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 Shawano County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Split Rock is near Waupaca County and also Marathon 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 Split Rock ...
We have found four communities that share the name Split Rock.
Within Wisconsin, the name Split Rock is unique.
Beyond Wisconsin, we know of another four communities that are located throughout in the United States.
Communities Elsewhere In North America
This Split Rock is located in Onondaga County and lies 647 miles [1,041.2 km]<1> to the east of the Split Rock that is located in Shawano County.
Link to Google Map centered on Split Rock
For more information, please visit our profile page for the Onondaga County community of Split Rock.
This Split Rock is located in Carbon County and lies 722 miles [1,161.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Split Rock that is located in Shawano County.
Link to Google Map centered on Split Rock
For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carbon County community of Split Rock.
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Split Rock [Pocahontas County].
Curious and Interesting Names Near Split Rock ...
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.
Big Falls [Waupaca County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Split Rock
Link to Google Map centered on Big Falls
Buckbee [Waupaca County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Split Rock
Link to Google Map centered on Buckbee
Five Corners lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Split Rock
Link to Google Map centered on Five Corners
Granite City [Waupaca County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Split Rock
Link to Google Map centered on Granite City
Hunting lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Split Rock
Link to Google Map centered on Hunting
Marble [Waupaca County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Split Rock
Link to Google Map centered on Marble
Marion [Waupaca County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Split Rock
Link to Google Map centered on Marion
Peru [Portage County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Split Rock
Link to Google Map centered on Peru
Petersville [Waupaca County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Split Rock
Link to Google Map centered on Petersville
How Far From Split Rock 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 Split Rock to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Split Rock and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Split Rock. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Shawano County: www.co.shawano.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 19 Feb 2020