A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Town of Springdale, Wisconsin
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Springdale.
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 Springdale, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Springdale and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Springdale
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 Springdale. 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 Springdale.
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 Dane County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Springdale is near Iowa County and also Green 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 Springdale ...
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.
Black Earth lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Springdale
Link to Google Map centered on Black Earth
Blue Mounds lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Springdale
Link to Google Map centered on Blue Mounds
Cross Plains lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Springdale
Link to Google Map centered on Cross Plains
Five Points lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Springdale
Link to Google Map centered on Five Points
Forward lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Springdale
Link to Google Map centered on Forward
Little Norway lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Springdale
Link to Google Map centered on Little Norway
Mount Horeb lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Springdale
Link to Google Map centered on Mount Horeb
Oak Hall lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Springdale
Link to Google Map centered on Oak Hall
Pheasant Branch lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Springdale
Link to Google Map centered on Pheasant Branch
Vermont lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Springdale
Link to Google Map centered on Vermont
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 Springdale. 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.
Actor. He was born in Manchester (England) on Sunday December 21, 1873 and died in Madison (Wisconsin) on Sunday May 21, 1922 at the age of 48. He is buried at Forest Hill Cemetery (Dane County, Wisconsin).
Professional baseball. He was born in Madison (Wisconsin) on Saturday August 16, 1941 and died in Madison (Wisconsin) on Friday December 27, 1996 at the age of 55. He is buried at St. Barnabas Cemetery (Dane County, Wisconsin).
Author. He was born in Salina (Kansas) on Sunday September 29, 1912 and died in Madison (Wisconsin) on Thursday June 10, 1999 at the age of 86.
Comedian, actor. He was born in Madison (Wisconsin) on Saturday February 15, 1964 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Thursday December 18, 1997 at the age of 33.
Television personality. He was born in Mineral Point (Wisconsin) on Friday October 5, 1917 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Tueday June 9, 1981 at the age of 63. He is buried at Graceland Cemetery (Iowa County, Wisconsin).
Actor, artist. He was born in Austin (Texas) on Thursday December 16, 1982 and died in Mineral Point (Wisconsin) on Monday February 1, 2010 at the age of 27. He is buried at Restland Memorial Park (Dallas County, Texas).
Major League Baseball. He was born in Madison (Wisconsin) on Tueday September 14, 1869 and died in Kansas City (Missouri) on Saturday April 11, 1953 at the age of 83. He is buried at Mt. Moriah Cemetery (Jackson County, Missouri).
Sculptor. He was born in Madison (Wisconsin) on Saturday November 22, 1924 and died in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Wednesday January 6, 1999 at the age of 74. He is buried at Bellefontaine Cemetery (Saint Louis City, Missouri).
Professional wrestler. He was born in Gurdon (Arkansas) on Wednesday January 30, 1924 and died in Fitchburg (Wisconsin) on Thursday March 20, 2003 at the age of 79. He is buried at Forest Hill Cemetery (Dane County, Wisconsin).
Major League Baseball. He was born in Milwaukee (Wisconsin) on Thursday March 7, 1929 and died in Madison (Wisconsin) on Friday August 8, 2014 at the age of 85. He is buried at Forest Hill Cemetery (Dane County, Wisconsin).
How Far From Springdale 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 Springdale to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Springdale and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Springdale. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Dane County: www.co.dane.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