A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Town of Spring Grove, Wisconsin
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Spring Grove.
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 Spring Grove, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Spring Grove and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Spring Grove
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 Spring Grove. 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 Spring Grove.
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 Green County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Spring Grove is near Rock County and also Winnebago 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:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Spring Grove ...
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.
Dakota [Stephenson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Spring Grove
Link to Google Map centered on Dakota
Magnolia [Rock County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Spring Grove
Link to Google Map centered on Magnolia
Mineral Point lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Spring Grove
Link to Google Map centered on Mineral Point
Orangeville [Stephenson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Spring Grove
Link to Google Map centered on Orangeville
Rock City [Stephenson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Spring Grove
Link to Google Map centered on Rock City
Rock Grove [Stephenson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Spring Grove
Link to Google Map centered on Rock Grove
Schultz lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Spring Grove
Link to Google Map centered on Schultz
Spring Valley [Rock County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Spring Grove
Link to Google Map centered on Spring Valley
Twin Grove lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Spring Grove
Link to Google Map centered on Twin Grove
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 Spring Grove. 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.
Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, social activist. She was born in Cedarville (Illinois) on Thursday September 6, 1860 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Tueday May 21, 1935 at the age of 74. She is buried at Cedarville Cemetery (Stephenson County, Illinois).
Race car driver. He was born in Janesville (Wisconsin) on Monday July 7, 1952 and died in Manawatu-Wanganui (New Zealand) on Monday December 18, 2000 at the age of 48. He is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery (Rock County, Wisconsin).
Dancer, author. She was born in Beloit (Wisconsin) on Sunday June 14, 1908 and died in Englewood (New Jersey) on Tueday March 16, 2010 at the age of 101. She is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
Major League Baseball. He was born in Rockford (Illinois) on Wednesday January 12, 1859 and died in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Thursday May 15, 1924 at the age of 65. He is buried at Union Dale Cemetery (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania).
How Far From Spring Grove 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 Spring Grove to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Spring Grove and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Spring Grove. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Green County: www.co.green.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