A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Springfield Corners, Wisconsin
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Springfield Corners.
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 Springfield Corners, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Springfield Corners and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Springfield Corners
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 Springfield Corners. 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 Springfield Corners.
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 Springfield Corners is near Columbia County and also Sauk 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 Springfield Corners ...
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.
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 Springfield Corners. 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) [Map] on Sunday December 21, 1873 and died in Madison (Wisconsin) on Sunday May 21, 1922 at the age of 48. He was buried at Forest Hill Cemetery (Dane County, Wisconsin) [Map].
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 was buried at St. Barnabas Cemetery (Dane County, Wisconsin) [Map].
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.
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 was buried at Mt. Moriah Cemetery (Jackson County, Missouri) [Map].
Medical pioneer. He was born in Baraboo (Wisconsin) on Saturday September 25, 1880 and died in Santa Barbara (California) on Monday January 5, 1948 at the age of 67. He was buried at Santa Barbara Cemetery (Santa Barbara County, California) [Map].
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 was buried at Bellefontaine Cemetery (Saint Louis City, Missouri) [Map].
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 was buried at Forest Hill Cemetery (Dane County, Wisconsin) [Map].
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 was buried at Forest Hill Cemetery (Dane County, Wisconsin) [Map].
How Far From Springfield Corners 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 Springfield Corners to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Springfield Corners and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Springfield Corners. 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: 26 Jan 2020