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The location of Viola









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 51,800 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 680 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 Viola and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
La Crescent (MN)   [Map]   5,028   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Baraboo   [Map]   12,164   E   46 miles [74 km]
Dodgeville   [Map]   4,748   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Holmen   [Map]   9,887   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Mauston   [Map]   4,394   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Onalaska   [Map]   5,772   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Prairie du Chien   [Map]   5,653   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Prairie du Sac village   [Map]   4,378   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Reedsburg   [Map]   9,487   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Richland Center   [Map]   4,998   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Shelby   [Map]   4,898   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sparta   [Map]   9,664   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Tomah   [Map]   9,369   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Viroqua   [Map]   4,448   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
West Salem   [Map]   5,026   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bloom City   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bloom   [Map]   501   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clayton   [Map]   914   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Forest   [Map]   346   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Kickapoo   [Map]   656   SW   5 miles [8 km]
La Farge   [Map]   763   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Liberty   [Map]   280   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Liberty   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Marshall   [Map]   557   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Readstown   [Map]   415   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Soldiers Grove   [Map]   550   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Stark   [Map]   393   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sylvan   [Map]   545   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Viroqua   [Map]   1,834   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Webster   [Map]   817   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 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, 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 Viola ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Viroqua Muni. (FAA ID: Y51)   [Map]   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Boscobel Airport (ICAO: KOVS)   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Richland Airport (FAA ID: 93C)   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Three Castles Airpark (FAA ID: 4D1)   [Map]   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Elroy Muni. (FAA ID: 60C)   [Map]   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Tri-County Rgnl. (ICAO: KLNR)   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport (CMY/KCMY)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bloyer Fld. (FAA ID: Y72)   [Map]   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity 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)   DirDistance
Dane County Rgnl.  (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   ESE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Rochester Intl.  (RST/KRST)   [Map]   WNW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Central Wisconsin Airport  (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   NNE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Rockford Intl.  (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   SE   120 miles [193.1 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl.  (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   ESE   144 miles [231.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

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

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Viroqua Muni. (FAA ID: Y51)   [Map]   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Boscobel Airport (ICAO: KOVS)   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Richland Airport (FAA ID: 93C)   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Three Castles Airpark (FAA ID: 4D1)   [Map]   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Elroy Muni. (FAA ID: 60C)   [Map]   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Tri-County Rgnl. (ICAO: KLNR)   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport (CMY/KCMY)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bloyer Fld. (FAA ID: Y72)   [Map]   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rochester Intl.   (RST/KRST)   [Map]
  Website for Rochester International 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
 
Boscobel Airport   (ICAO: KOVS)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KLNR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport   (CMY/KCMY)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
  Website for Central Wisconsin Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Prairie Du Chien Muni.   (ICAO: KPDC)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wisconsin Dells Airport   (ICAO: KDLL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rockford Intl.   (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
  Website for Rockford International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
  Website for General Mitchell International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.   (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]
  Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Crosse Muni.   (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dubuque Rgnl.   (DBQ/KDBQ)   [Map]
  Website for Dubuque Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waterloo Rgnl.   (ALO/KALO)   [Map]
  Website for Waterloo Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Richland County

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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: 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 Viola.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Viola

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Viola. The point we use 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>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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