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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Sunset, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Sunset and the surrounding area.

  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks 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 this GPS location for Sunset:
    • 45.003439, -89.492064
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Sunset
  • Waymarking ...
    • 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:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Sunset ...

We have found 51 communities that share the name Sunset.

Within Wisconsin, the name Sunset is unique.

Beyond Wisconsin, we know of another 51 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 51 communities, 50 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Jackson County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Sunset [Jackson County].
    • Arizona
      • Graham County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arizona community of Sunset [Graham County].
      • Navajo County
      • This community is historic and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arizona community of Sunset [Navajo County].
    • Arkansas
      • Crittenden County
      • This Sunset is located in Crittenden County and lies 676 miles [1,087.9 km]<2> to the south of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Crittenden County community of Sunset.
      • Washington County
      • This Sunset is located in Washington County and lies 677 miles [1,089.5 km] to the south southwest of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Sunset.
    • British Columbia
      • This Sunset lies 1,591 miles [2,560.5 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
    • California
      • Humboldt County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Sunset [Humboldt County].
      • San Francisco County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Sunset [San Francisco County].
      • Sutter County
      • This Sunset is located in Sutter County and lies 1,682 miles [2,706.9 km]<2> to the west of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sutter County community of Sunset.
    • Colorado
      • Boulder County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Sunset [Boulder County].
      • Pueblo County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Sunset [Pueblo County].
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Sunset is located in Hillsborough County and lies 1,243 miles [2,000.4 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Sunset.
      • Miami-Dade County
      • This Sunset is located in Miami-Dade County and lies 1,426 miles [2,294.9 km] to the south southeast of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Miami-Dade County community of Sunset.
    • Georgia
      • Colquitt County
      • This Sunset is located in Colquitt County and lies 1,007 miles [1,620.6 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Colquitt County community of Sunset.
    • Idaho
      • Shoshone County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Idaho community of Sunset [Shoshone County].
    • Illinois
      • Kane County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Sunset [Kane County].
    • Kansas
      • Morton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Sunset [Morton County].
      • Republic County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Sunset [Republic County].
      • Seward County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Sunset [Seward County].
      • Sumner County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Sunset [Sumner County].
    • Kentucky
      • Fleming County
      • This Sunset is located in Fleming County and lies 551 miles [886.7 km]<2> to the southeast of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fleming County community of Sunset.
    • Louisiana
      • Saint Landry Parish
      • This Sunset is located in Saint Landry Parish and lies 1,017 miles [1,636.7 km]<2> to the south of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Landry Parish community of Sunset.
    • Maine
      • Hancock County
      • This Sunset is located in Hancock County and lies 1,020 miles [1,641.5 km]<2> to the east of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hancock County community of Sunset.
    • Maryland
      • Calvert County
      • This Sunset is located in Calvert County and lies 795 miles [1,279.4 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calvert County community of Sunset.
    • Mississippi
      • Covington County
      • This Sunset is located in Covington County and lies 921 miles [1,482.2 km]<2> to the south of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Covington County community of Sunset.
      • Oktibbeha County
      • This Sunset is located in Oktibbeha County and lies 800 miles [1,287.5 km] to the south of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oktibbeha County community of Sunset.
    • Missouri
      • Polk County
      • This Sunset is located in Polk County and lies 551 miles [886.7 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Polk County community of Sunset.
    • Montana
      • Deer Lodge County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Sunset [Deer Lodge County].
      • Missoula County
      • This Sunset is located in Missoula County and lies 1,153 miles [1,855.6 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Missoula County community of Sunset.
    • Nevada
      • Clark County
      • This community is historic<1> and although located in Clark County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clark County community of Sunset.
    • New Mexico
      • Lincoln County
      • This Sunset is located in Lincoln County and lies 1,155 miles [1,858.8 km]<2> to the southwest of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Sunset.
    • New York
      • Kings County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Sunset [Kings County].
    • Oklahoma
      • Custer County
      • This Sunset is located in Custer County and lies 808 miles [1,300.3 km]<2> to the southwest of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Custer County community of Sunset.
    • Oregon
      • Baker County
      • This Sunset is located in Baker County and lies 1,339 miles [2,154.9 km]<2> to the west of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Baker County community of Sunset.
      • Clackamas County
      • This Sunset is located in Clackamas County and lies 1,601 miles [2,576.6 km] to the west northwest of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clackamas County community of Sunset.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Butler County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Sunset [Butler County].
      • Lebanon County
      • This Sunset is located in Lebanon County and lies 735 miles [1,182.9 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lebanon County community of Sunset.
      • Washington County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Sunset [Washington County].
    • South Carolina
      • Pickens County
      • This Sunset is located in Pickens County and lies 776 miles [1,248.9 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pickens County community of Sunset.
    • Tennessee
      • Carter County
      • This Sunset is located in Carter County and lies 708 miles [1,139.4 km]<2> to the southeast of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carter County community of Sunset.
      • Grainger County
      • This Sunset is located in Grainger County and lies 678 miles [1,091.1 km] to the south southeast of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grainger County community of Sunset.
      • Pickett County
      • This Sunset is located in Pickett County and lies 627 miles [1,009.1 km] to the south southeast of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pickett County community of Sunset.
    • Texas
      • Knox County
      • This Sunset is located in Knox County and lies 965 miles [1,553 km]<2> to the southwest of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knox County community of Sunset.
      • Lubbock County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Sunset [Lubbock County].
      • Montague County
      • This Sunset is located in Montague County and lies 911 miles [1,466.1 km] to the south southwest of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montague County community of Sunset.
      • Starr County
      • This Sunset is located in Starr County and lies 1,388 miles [2,233.8 km] to the south southwest of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Starr County community of Sunset.
    • Utah
      • Davis County
      • This Sunset is located in Davis County and lies 1,163 miles [1,871.7 km]<2> to the west of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davis County community of Sunset.
    • Washington
      • Skagit County
      • This Sunset is located in Skagit County and lies 1,563 miles [2,515.4 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Skagit County community of Sunset.
      • Walla Walla County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Washington community of Sunset [Walla Walla County].
      • Whitman County
      • This Sunset is located in Whitman County and lies 1,341 miles [2,158.1 km] to the west northwest of the Sunset that is located in Marathon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Whitman County community of Sunset.
    • West Virginia
      • Pocahontas County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Sunset [Pocahontas County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sunset ...

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.

  • Dutch Corners [Lincoln County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dutch Corners
    • Dutch Corners [Lincoln County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the north of Sunset
  • Evergreen [Marathon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen [Marathon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Sunset
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
  • Granite Heights [Marathon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granite Heights
    • Granite Heights [Marathon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Sunset
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granite Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granite Heights
  • Kelly [Marathon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelly
    • Kelly [Marathon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Sunset
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kelly have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelly
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Little Eau Claire [Marathon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Eau Claire
      • Little Eau Claire [Marathon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the south of Sunset
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Eau Claire have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Eau Claire
    • Merrill [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merrill
      • Merrill [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Sunset
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merrill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merrill
    • Nutterville [Marathon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nutterville
      • Nutterville [Marathon County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Sunset
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nutterville
    • Pike Lake [Marathon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pike Lake
      • Pike Lake [Marathon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Sunset
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pike Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pike Lake
    • Pine River [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine River
      • Pine River [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Sunset
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine River have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine River
    • Rib Mountain [Marathon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rib Mountain
      • Rib Mountain [Marathon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Sunset
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rib Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rib Mountain

How Far From Sunset 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 Sunset to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Sunset and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Wausau, which is the Seat of Marathon County and lies just to the West Southwest.
    • Madison, which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 133 miles [214 km]<2> to the south (S). If you could drive a straight line from Sunset to Madison, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 764 miles [1,229.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 44 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,095 miles [9,809 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,845 miles [11,016 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,743 miles [7,633.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marathon County: www.co.marathon.wi.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Sunset, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sunset) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sunset. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SunsetOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunset. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0034, Longitude: -89.4921    
<3>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Sunset could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<6>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Sunset to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 315.655 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.16 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.594 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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