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The location of Stanley









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Stanley.

This page contains six sections:

Around Stanley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Eau Claire. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the west of Stanley. Eau Claire has a population of 68,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Marshfield. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the southeast of Stanley and has a population of 18,400 people.

For comparison, Stanley has a population of 3,700 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Altoona   [Map]   7,680   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Black River Falls   [Map]   3,503   S   46 miles [74 km]
Bloomer   [Map]   3,498   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Brockway   [Map]   2,854   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Chippewa Falls   [Map]   14,035   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Eagle Point   [Map]   3,128   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Ladysmith   [Map]   3,154   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   5,935   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lake Hallie   [Map]   6,716   W   23 miles [37 km]
Medford   [Map]   4,300   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Menomonie   [Map]   3,450   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Menomonie   [Map]   16,429   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   3,249   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Seymour   [Map]   3,310   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Washington   [Map]   7,519   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Boyd   [Map]   538   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Butler   [Map]   95   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cadott   [Map]   1,428   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Colburn   [Map]   878   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Delmar   [Map]   957   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Edson   [Map]   1,117   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Goetz   [Map]   785   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Reseburg   [Map]   768   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sigel   [Map]   1,073   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Taft   [Map]   417   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Thorp   [Map]   845   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Thorp   [Map]   1,623   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Wilson   [Map]   516   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Withee   [Map]   975   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Worden   [Map]   689   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

For more communities neighboring Stanley, please visit our County-by-County Page for Stanley.

Chippewa County ...

Stanley is primarily located in Chippewa County. A portion of Stanley extends into Clark County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Chippewa County: Barron, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Rusk & Taylor.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stanley ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Stanley.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Stanley. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Stanley. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Wisconsin

    Wisconsin Tourism
    Parks for Wisconsin

    Fishing in Wisconsin
    Hunting in Wisconsin


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Wisconsin

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Wisconsin

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Wisconsin

Airports Near Stanley ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Stanley.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Cornell Muni. (FAA ID: 2H3)   [Map]   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chippewa Valley Rgnl. (EAU/KEAU)   [Map]   WSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bloomer Muni.   [Map]   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Taylor Co. Airport (ICAO: KMDZ)   [Map]   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Neillsville Muni. (FAA ID: VIQ)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Rusk Co. Airport (ICAO: KRCX)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Chetek Muni. Airport  (FAA ID: Y23)   [Map]   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Marshfield Muni. (ICAO: KMFI)   [Map]   ESE   43 miles [69.2 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Stanley.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Stanley. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Central Wisconsin Airport  (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   ESE   63 miles [101.4 km]
Rochester Intl.  (RST/KRST)   [Map]   SW   105 miles [169 km]
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.  (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]   W   111 miles [178.6 km]
Dane County Rgnl.  (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   SSE   148 miles [238.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
La Crosse Muni. (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]   SSW   76 miles [122.3 km]
Rhinelander Airport (RHI/KRHI)   [Map]   ENE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Eagle River Union Airport  (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]   NE   105 miles [169 km]
Gogebic - Iron Co. Airport  (IWD/KIWD)   [Map]   NNE   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Cornell Muni. (FAA ID: 2H3)   [Map]   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chippewa Valley Rgnl. (EAU/KEAU)   [Map]   WSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bloomer Muni.   [Map]   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Taylor Co. Airport (ICAO: KMDZ)   [Map]   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Neillsville Muni. (FAA ID: VIQ)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Rusk Co. Airport (ICAO: KRCX)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Chetek Muni. Airport  (FAA ID: Y23)   [Map]   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Marshfield Muni. (ICAO: KMFI)   [Map]   ESE   43 miles [69.2 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
  Website for Central Wisconsin Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rochester Intl.   (RST/KRST)   [Map]
  Website for Rochester International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chippewa Valley Rgnl.   (EAU/KEAU)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Taylor Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMDZ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rusk Co. Airport   (ICAO: KRCX)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Marshfield Muni.   (ICAO: KMFI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Menomonie Muni.   (ICAO: KLUM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.   (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]
  Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rice Lake Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRPD)   [Map]
  Website for Rice Lake Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
  Website for Dane County Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
  Website for General Mitchell International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rockford Intl.   (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
  Website for Rockford International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Crosse Muni.   (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rhinelander Airport   (RHI/KRHI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eagle River Union Airport   (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]
  Website for Eagle River Union Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gogebic - Iron Co. Airport   (IWD/KIWD)   [Map]
  Website for Gogebic - Iron County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Chippewa County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stanley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Chippewa County: www.co.chippewa.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stanley.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stanley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Stanley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stanley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9625, Longitude: -90.9429     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stanley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Stanley), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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