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The location of Town of Vernon









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Vernon ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Milwaukee. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the northeast of Vernon. Milwaukee has a population of 595,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kenosha. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the southeast of Vernon and has a population of 99,900 people.

For comparison, Vernon has a population of 7,700 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 from Vernon and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Crystal Lake (IL)   [Map]   40,421   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Waukegan (IL)   [Map]   87,729   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Beloit   [Map]   36,773   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Brookfield   [Map]   38,045   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Franklin   [Map]   36,143   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   36,827   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Janesville   [Map]   64,359   W   41 miles [66 km]
Menomonee Falls   [Map]   37,443   N   18 miles [29 km]
New Berlin   [Map]   39,740   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Oak Creek   [Map]   36,354   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Racine   [Map]   77,542   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Waukesha   [Map]   72,489   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Wauwatosa   [Map]   48,277   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
West Allis   [Map]   59,934   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
West Bend   [Map]   31,596   N   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Big Bend   [Map]   1,378   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Caldwell   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Durham   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
East Troy   [Map]   4,049   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Genesee   [Map]   7,321   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Genesee   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lake Beulah   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mukwonago   [Map]   8,123   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mukwonago   [Map]   7,947   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Muskego   [Map]   24,996   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Potter Lake   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Vernon   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Waterford   [Map]   6,471   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Waukesha   [Map]   8,802   N   5 miles [8 km]
Wind Lake   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Waukesha County ...

Vernon is located in Waukesha County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Waukesha County: Dodge, Jefferson, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth & Washington.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Vernon ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Vernon. 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 Vernon. 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 Vernon ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
East Troy Muni.  (FAA ID: 57C)   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Waukesha Co. Airport  (ICAO: KUES)   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Capitol Airport (ICAO: K02C)   [Map]   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Burlington Muni. (ICAO: KBUU)   [Map]   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Palmyra Muni. (FAA ID: 88C)   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl.  (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport (MWC/KMWC)   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Sylvania Airport (FAA ID: C89)   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 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 Vernon.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Vernon. 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
Gen. Mitchell Intl.  (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Dane County Rgnl.  (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   WNW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Rockford Intl.  (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   SW   64 miles [103 km]
O'Hare Intl.  (ORD/KORD)   [Map]   SSE   65 miles [104.6 km]
Midway Intl.  (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]   SSE   80 miles [128.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl. (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]   WSW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Chicago Exec.  (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]   SSE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Outagamie County Rgnl.  (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   N   95 miles [152.9 km]
Muskegon Co. Airport  (MKG/KMKG)   [Map]   E   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
East Troy Muni.  (FAA ID: 57C)   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Waukesha Co. Airport  (ICAO: KUES)   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Capitol Airport (ICAO: K02C)   [Map]   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Burlington Muni. (ICAO: KBUU)   [Map]   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Palmyra Muni. (FAA ID: 88C)   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport (MWC/KMWC)   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Sylvania Airport (FAA ID: C89)   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Grand Geneva Resort Airport (IATA: XES)   [Map]   SSW   20 miles [32.2 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.

Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
  Website for General Mitchell International 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
 
Austin Straubel Intl.   (GRB/KGRB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waukesha Co. Airport   (ICAO: KUES)   [Map]
  Website for Waukesha County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Capitol Airport   (ICAO: K02C)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Burlington Muni.   (ICAO: KBUU)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport   (MWC/KMWC)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John H. Batten Airport   (RAC/KRAC)   [Map]
  Website for John H. Batten 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
 
Kenosha Rgnl.   (ICAO: KENW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Watertown Muni.   (ICAO: KRYV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
  Website for O'Hare International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Midway Intl.   (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
  Website for Midway International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gerald R. Ford Intl.   (GRR/KGRR)   [Map]
  Website for Gerald R. Ford International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chicago Exec.   (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]
  Website for Chicago Executive Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Outagamie County Rgnl.   (ATW/KATW)   [Map]
  Website for Outagamie County Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Muskegon Co. Airport   (MKG/KMKG)   [Map]
  Website for Muskegon County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Waukesha County: www.waukeshacounty.gov/

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 Vernon.

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Vernon) 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 Vernon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Vernon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vernon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8914, Longitude: -88.2456     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vernon 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 Vernon), 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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