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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Viola ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is La Crosse. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the northwest of Viola. La Crosse has a population of 52,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Onalaska. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the northwest of Viola and has a population of 18,700 people.

For comparison, Viola has a population of 670 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
La Crescent (MN)   [Map]   4,822   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Baraboo   [Map]   12,173   E   46 miles [74 km]
Campbell   [Map]   4,372   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Dodgeville   [Map]   4,751   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Holmen   [Map]   9,628   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Mauston   [Map]   4,375   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Onalaska   [Map]   5,786   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Prairie du Chien   [Map]   5,718   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Reedsburg   [Map]   9,537   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Richland Center   [Map]   5,017   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Shelby   [Map]   4,887   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sparta   [Map]   9,695   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Tomah   [Map]   9,405   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Viroqua   [Map]   4,395   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
West Salem   [Map]   4,967   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bloom City   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bloom   [Map]   500   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clayton   [Map]   918   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Forest   [Map]   342   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Kickapoo   [Map]   653   SW   5 miles [8 km]
La Farge   [Map]   771   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Liberty   [Map]   272   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Liberty   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Marshall   [Map]   554   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Readstown   [Map]   417   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Soldiers Grove   [Map]   552   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Stark   [Map]   382   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sylvan   [Map]   543   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Viroqua   [Map]   1,835   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Webster   [Map]   821   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Richland County ...

Viola is primarily located in Richland County. A portion of Viola extends into Vernon County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Richland County: Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Sauk & Vernon.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Viola ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Viola.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Viola. 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 Viola. 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 to see 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 Viola ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viroqua Muni.   [Map]   Y51   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Boscobel Airport(ICAO: KOVS)   [Map]   OVS   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Richland Airport   [Map]   93C   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Three Castles Airpark   [Map]   4D1   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Elroy Muni.   [Map]   60C   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Tri-County Rgnl.(ICAO: KLNR)   [Map]   LNR   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport(CMY/KCMY)   [Map]   CMY   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bloyer Fld.   [Map]   Y72   NNE   33 miles [53.1 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 be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Viola.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   ESE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Rochester Intl. (RST/KRST)   [Map]   RST   WNW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   CWA   NNE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   SE   120 miles [193.1 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   ESE   144 miles [231.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
La Crosse Muni.(LSE/KLSE)   [Map]   LSE   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Dubuque Rgnl. (DBQ/KDBQ)   [Map]   DBQ   S   76 miles [122.3 km]
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.(ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]   JVL   SE   102 miles [164.2 km]
Waterloo Rgnl. (ALO/KALO)   [Map]   ALO   SW   109 miles [175.4 km]
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   ENE   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viroqua Muni.   [Map]   Y51   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Boscobel Airport(ICAO: KOVS)   [Map]   OVS   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Richland Airport   [Map]   93C   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Three Castles Airpark   [Map]   4D1   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Elroy Muni.   [Map]   60C   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Tri-County Rgnl.(ICAO: KLNR)   [Map]   LNR   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport(CMY/KCMY)   [Map]   CMY   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bloyer Fld.   [Map]   Y72   NNE   33 miles [53.1 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.

Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
        Website for Dane County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rochester Intl.   (RST/KRST)   [Map]
        Website for Rochester International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Outagamie County Rgnl.   (ATW/KATW)   [Map]
        Website for Outagamie County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Boscobel Airport   (ICAO: KOVS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KLNR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport   (CMY/KCMY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
        Website for Central Wisconsin Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Prairie Du Chien Muni.   (ICAO: KPDC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wisconsin Dells Airport   (ICAO: KDLL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rockford Intl.   (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
        Website for Rockford International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
        Website for General Mitchell International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.   (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]
        Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Crosse Muni.   (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dubuque Rgnl.   (DBQ/KDBQ)   [Map]
        Website for Dubuque Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waterloo Rgnl.   (ALO/KALO)   [Map]
        Website for Waterloo Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



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About Richland County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Richland County: www.co.richland.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: 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 Viola.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Viola. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Viola) 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 Viola. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Viola

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Viola. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5097, Longitude: -90.6665     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Viola 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>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Viola), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Viola.