A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Spring Prairie, Wisconsin
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Spring Prairie.
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 Prairie, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Spring Prairie and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Spring Prairie
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 Prairie. 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 Prairie.
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 Walworth County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Spring Prairie is near Racine County and also Kenosha 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 Prairie ...
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.
Bowers lies Less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Spring Prairie
Link to Google Map centered on Bowers
Cedar Park [Racine County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Spring Prairie
Link to Google Map centered on Cedar Park
Elkhorn lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Spring Prairie
Link to Google Map centered on Elkhorn
Honey Creek [Racine County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Spring Prairie
Link to Google Map centered on Honey Creek
Honey Lake [Racine County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Spring Prairie
Link to Google Map centered on Honey Lake
Lyons lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Spring Prairie
Link to Google Map centered on Lyons
Mayhews was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Spring Prairie
Link to Google Map centered on Mayhews
Potter Lake lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Spring Prairie
Link to Google Map centered on Potter Lake
Shady Side was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Spring Prairie
Link to Google Map centered on Shady Side
Slades Corners [Kenosha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Spring Prairie
Link to Google Map centered on Slades Corners
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 Prairie. 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.
Astronomer. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Friday October 16, 1857 and died in Williams Bay (Wisconsin) on Tueday February 6, 1923 at the age of 65. He is buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee).
Race car driver. He was born in Dearborn (Michigan) on Monday December 2, 1929 and died in West Allis (Wisconsin) on Sunday June 9, 1968 at the age of 38. He is buried at Crown Hill Cemetery (Marion County, Indiana).
Major League Baseball. He was born in Spring Grove (Illinois) on Friday September 19, 1913 and died in Hinsdale (Illinois) on Thursday October 18, 1990 at the age of 77. He is buried at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
Actress. She was born in Woodford (England) on Tueday December 6, 1887 and died in Genesee Depot (Wisconsin) on Sunday July 10, 1983 at the age of 95. She is buried at Forest Home Cemetery (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin).
Major League Baseball. He was born in Milwaukee (Wisconsin) on Tueday October 31, 1916 and died in New Berlin (Wisconsin) on Thursday December 12, 1991 at the age of 75. He is buried at Wisconsin Memorial Park (Waukesha County, Wisconsin).
Race car driver. He was born in Greenfield (Wisconsin) on Tueday December 14, 1954 and died on Thursday April 1, 1993 at the age of 38. He is buried at St. Adalbert Cemetery (Wisconsin).
Musician. He was born in Waukesha (Wisconsin) on Wednesday June 9, 1915 and died in White Plains (New York) on Wednesday August 12, 2009 at the age of 94. He is buried at Prairie Home Cemetery (Waukesha County, Wisconsin).
Musician. He was born in Dallas (Texas) on Sunday October 3, 1954 and died in East Troy (Wisconsin) on Monday August 27, 1990 at the age of 35. He is buried at Laurel Land Memorial Park (Dallas County, Texas).
How Far From Spring Prairie 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 Prairie to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Spring Prairie and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Spring Prairie. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Walworth County: www.co.walworth.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