A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Star Lake, Wisconsin
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Star Lake.
This page contains eight sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Star Lake, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Star Lake and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Star Lake
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 Star Lake. 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 Star Lake.
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 Vilas County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Star Lake is near Oneida County and also Gogebic 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:
Communities Also Named Star Lake ...
We have found four communities that share the name Star Lake.
Within Wisconsin, the name Star Lake is unique.
Beyond Wisconsin, we know of another four communities that are located throughout in the United States.
Communities Elsewhere In North America
Saint Lawrence County
This Star Lake is located in Saint Lawrence County and lies 714 miles [1,149.1 km]<2> to the east of the Star Lake that is located in Vilas County.
Link to Google Map centered on Star Lake
For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Lawrence County community of Star Lake.
This Star Lake is located in King County and lies 1,545 miles [2,486.4 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Star Lake that is located in Vilas County.
Link to Google Map centered on Star Lake
For more information, please visit our profile page for the King County community of Star Lake.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Star Lake ...
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.
Boulder Junction lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Star Lake
Link to Google Map centered on Boulder Junction
Clearwater Lake [Oneida County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southeast of Star Lake
Link to Google Map centered on Clearwater Lake
Eagle River lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Star Lake
Link to Google Map centered on Eagle River
Lake Tomahawk [Oneida County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the south of Star Lake
Link to Google Map centered on Lake Tomahawk
Land O'Lakes lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Star Lake
Link to Google Map centered on Land O'Lakes
Sugar Camp [Oneida County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southeast of Star Lake
Link to Google Map centered on Sugar Camp
Sunflower [Oneida County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southwest of Star Lake
Link to Google Map centered on Sunflower
Three Lakes [Oneida County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Star Lake
Link to Google Map centered on Three Lakes
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 Star Lake. 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.
Professional football. He was born in Iron Mountain (Michigan) on Sunday March 28, 1909 and died in Lac du Flambeau (Wisconsin) on Friday September 12, 1975 at the age of 66.
How Far From Star Lake 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 Star Lake to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Star Lake and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Star Lake. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Vilas County: www.co.vilas.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