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Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Springbluff.
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 Springbluff, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Springbluff and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Springbluff
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 Springbluff. 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 Springbluff.
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 Adams County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Springbluff is near Marquette County and also Waushara 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 Springbluff ...
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 Flats lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Springbluff
Link to Google Map centered on Big Flats
Big Spring lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Springbluff
Link to Google Map centered on Big Spring
Cottonville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Springbluff
Link to Google Map centered on Cottonville
Dakota [Waushara County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Springbluff
Link to Google Map centered on Dakota
Dell Prairie was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Springbluff
Link to Google Map centered on Dell Prairie
Endeavor [Marquette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Springbluff
Link to Google Map centered on Endeavor
Friendship lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Springbluff
Link to Google Map centered on Friendship
Grand Marsh lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Springbluff
Link to Google Map centered on Grand Marsh
Pilot Knob was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Springbluff
Link to Google Map centered on Pilot Knob
Plainville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Springbluff
Link to Google Map centered on Plainville
Strongs Prairie lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Springbluff
Link to Google Map centered on Strongs Prairie
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 Springbluff. 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.
Civil war Confederate spy. She was born in Martinsburg (West Virginia) on Thursday May 9, 1844 and died in Wisconsin Dells (Wisconsin) on Monday June 11, 1900 at the age of 56. She is buried at Spring Grove Cemetery (Columbia County, Wisconsin).
How Far From Springbluff 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 Springbluff to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic<3> community of Springbluff once stood, the straight-line distance beginning in Springbluff and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Adams County: www.co.adams.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