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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Walworth ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Milwaukee. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the northeast of Walworth. Milwaukee has a population of 595,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Rockford (IL). It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the southwest of Walworth and has a population of 147,000 people.

For comparison, Walworth has a population of 2,800 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Arlington Heights (IL)   [Map]   75,634   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Des Plaines (IL)   [Map]   58,193   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Elgin (IL)   [Map]   112,456   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Glenview (IL)   [Map]   47,659   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Hoffman Estates (IL)   [Map]   51,567   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mount Prospect (IL)   [Map]   53,930   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Palatine (IL)   [Map]   68,644   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Schaumburg (IL)   [Map]   74,184   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Waukegan (IL)   [Map]   87,729   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Janesville   [Map]   64,359   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Kenosha   [Map]   99,877   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Racine   [Map]   77,542   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Waukesha   [Map]   72,489   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Wauwatosa   [Map]   48,277   NE   46 miles [74 km]
West Allis   [Map]   59,934   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alden (IL)   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Harvard (IL)   [Map]   9,180   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Como   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Darien   [Map]   1,703   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Darien   [Map]   1,594   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Delavan Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Delavan   [Map]   5,317   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Delavan   [Map]   8,356   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fontana-on-Geneva Lake   [Map]   1,713   NE   Less than 2 miles
Lake Como   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Linn   [Map]   2,401   E   5 miles [8 km]
Sharon   [Map]   912   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sharon   [Map]   1,576   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Walworth   [Map]   1,711   NW   Less than 2 miles
Williams Bay   [Map]   2,597   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Walworth County ...

Walworth is located in Walworth County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Walworth County: Boone (IL), McHenry (IL), Jefferson, Kenosha, Racine, Rock & Waukesha.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Walworth ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lake Lawn Airport   [Map]   C59   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lake Lawn Airport   [Map]   C59   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dacy Airport   [Map]   0C0   SSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grand Geneva Resort Airport(IATA:XES)   [Map]   C02   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Galt Fld.   [Map]   10C   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Poplar Grove Airport   [Map]   C77   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Burlington Muni.(ICAO: KBUU)   [Map]   BUU   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Westosha Airport   [Map]   5K6   E   20 miles [32.2 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 Walworth.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Walworth. 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
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
O'Hare Intl. (ORD/KORD)   [Map]   ORD   SE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   NW   56 miles [90.1 km]
Midway Intl. (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]   MDW   SE   67 miles [107.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.(ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]   JVL   WNW   23 miles [37 km]
Chicago Exec. (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]   PWK   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lake Lawn Airport   [Map]   C59   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lake Lawn Airport   [Map]   C59   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dacy Airport   [Map]   0C0   SSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grand Geneva Resort Airport(IATA:XES)   [Map]   C02   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Galt Fld.   [Map]   10C   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Poplar Grove Airport   [Map]   C77   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Burlington Muni.(ICAO: KBUU)   [Map]   BUU   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Westosha Airport   [Map]   5K6   E   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.

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
 
Burlington Muni.   (ICAO: KBUU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
        Website for O'Hare International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
        Website for Dane County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Midway Intl.   (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
        Website for Midway International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gerald R. Ford Intl.   (GRR/KGRR)   [Map]
        Website for Gerald R. Ford International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chicago Exec.   (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]
        Website for Chicago Executive Airport
        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
 
Outagamie County Rgnl.   (ATW/KATW)   [Map]
        Website for Outagamie County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Walworth County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Walworth: www.townofwalworth.com/

The official website for Walworth County: www.co.walworth.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 Walworth.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walworth. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5306, Longitude: -88.5976     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Walworth 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 Walworth), 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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