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Verona, Wisconsin

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Verona.

This page contains four sections:

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Verona to:

  • Madison [Map], which is the Seat of Dane County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Verona to Madison, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Madison [Map], which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE). The buggy would take a little over three hours and walking would take four to five hours.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 709 miles [1,141 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 41 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,196 miles [9,971.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,941 miles [11,170.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,832 miles [7,776.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Verona ...

We have found 26 communities that share the name Verona.

While the name Verona is unique within Wisconsin, we know of another 26 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

Communities Outside of Wisconsin

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Marion County

Our profile page for Verona, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 506 miles [814.3 km] to the South Southwest


Alameda County

Our profile page for Verona, Alameda County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,731 miles [2,785.8 km] to the West

Sutter County

Our profile page for Verona, Sutter County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,689 miles [2,718.2 km] to the West


Duval County

Our profile page for Verona, Duval County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Duval County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Grundy County

Our profile page for Verona, Grundy County   [Map]
Distance: About 133 miles [214 km] to the South Southeast

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Cass County

Our profile page for Verona, Cass County   [Map]
Distance: About 221 miles [355.7 km] to the Southeast

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Boone County

Our profile page for Verona, Boone County   [Map]
Distance: About 384 miles [618 km] to the Southeast

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Baltimore County

Our profile page for Verona, Baltimore County   [Map]
Distance: About 708 miles [1,139.4 km] to the East Southeast

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Calhoun County

Our profile page for Verona, Calhoun County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Calhoun County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Gogebic County

Our profile page for Verona, Gogebic County   [Map]
Distance: About 241 miles [387.9 km] to the North

Huron County

Our profile page for Verona, Huron County   [Map]
Distance: About 338 miles [544 km] to the East

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Lee County

Our profile page for Verona, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 609 miles [980.1 km] to the South

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Lawrence County

Our profile page for Verona, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 473 miles [761.2 km] to the South Southwest

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Chouteau County

Our profile page for Verona, Chouteau County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,055 miles [1,697.9 km] to the West Northwest

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Clay County

Our profile page for Verona, Clay County   [Map]
Distance: About 465 miles [748.3 km] to the West Southwest

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New Jersey

Essex County

Our profile page for Verona, Essex County   [Map]
Distance: About 798 miles [1,284.3 km] to the East

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New York

Oneida County

Our profile page for Verona, Oneida County   [Map]
Distance: About 703 miles [1,131.4 km] to the East

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North Carolina

Onslow County

Our profile page for Verona, Onslow County   [Map]
Distance: About 865 miles [1,392.1 km] to the Southeast

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North Dakota

LaMoure County

Our profile page for Verona, LaMoure County   [Map]
Distance: About 479 miles [770.9 km] to the West Northwest

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Montgomery County

Our profile page for Verona, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 336 miles [540.7 km] to the Southeast

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Our profile page for Verona   [Map]
Distance: About 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Allegheny County

Our profile page for Verona, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 527 miles [848.1 km] to the East Southeast

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Marshall County

Our profile page for Verona, Marshall County   [Map]
Distance: About 535 miles [861 km] to the South Southeast

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Collin County

Our profile page for Verona, Collin County   [Map]
Distance: About 768 miles [1,236 km] to the South Southwest

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Augusta County

Our profile page for Verona, Augusta County   [Map]
Distance: About 642 miles [1,033.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Sheridan County

Our profile page for Verona, Sheridan County   [Map]
Distance: About 859 miles [1,382.4 km] to the West Northwest

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Verona ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Cross Plains   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest of Verona   [Map]
Five Points   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Lakeview   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Maple Bluff   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mount Horeb   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Oak Hall   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Oregon   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pheasant Branch   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Pilgrim Village   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

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 Verona. 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.

Kenneth Sydney Davis
  Author. He was born in Salina (Kansas) on Sunday September 29, 1912 and died in Madison (Wisconsin) on Thursday June 10, 1999 at an age of 86.

Madison [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast of Verona

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kenneth Sydney Davis<8>
Chris Farley     (Christopher Crosby Farley)
  Actor, comedian. He was born in Madison (Wisconsin) on Saturday February 15, 1964 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Thursday December 18, 1997 at an age of 33. He was buried at Resurrection Cemetery (Dane County, Wisconsin) [Map].

Madison [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast of Verona

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Chris Farley

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Dane County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dane County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Verona. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Verona) 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 Verona. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Verona

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Verona. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9889, Longitude: -89.5357     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Verona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Verona to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 315.709 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.939 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.208 degrees.

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<7>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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Verona 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.

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<8>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Verona.


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