A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Town of Stanfold, Wisconsin
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Stanfold.
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 Stanfold, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Stanfold and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Stanfold
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 Stanfold. 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 Stanfold.
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 Barron County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Stanfold is near Washburn County and also Polk 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 Stanfold ...
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.
Birchwood [Washburn County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Stanfold
Link to Google Map centered on Birchwood
Madge [Washburn County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Stanfold
Link to Google Map centered on Madge
Prairie Farm lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the south of Stanfold
Link to Google Map centered on Prairie Farm
Shell Lake [Washburn County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the north of Stanfold
Link to Google Map centered on Shell Lake
Turtle Lake lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Stanfold
Link to Google Map centered on Turtle Lake
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 Stanfold. 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.
Writer. He was born in Barron (Wisconsin) on Sunday August 22, 1886 and died in Portland (Oregon) on Sunday January 24, 1954 at the age of 67. He is buried at Lincoln Memorial Park (Multnomah County, Oregon).
How Far From Stanfold 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 Stanfold to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Stanfold and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stanfold. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Barron County: www.co.barron.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: 23 Feb 2020