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Town of Warren, Wisconsin
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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Warren 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 community such as Warren to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Hudson [Map], which is the Seat of Saint Croix County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West. If you could walk a straight line from Warren to Hudson, 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 205 miles [329.9 km] to the Southeast (SE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 12 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 899 miles [1,446.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 36 days and walking would take 51 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,199 miles [9,976.3 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 6,952 miles [11,188.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,859 miles [7,819.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Warren ...

We have found 5 communities that share the name Warren.

Within Wisconsin, there is just one other community named Warren. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 4 communities in the United States - with 5 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Wisconsin

Communities outside of Wisconsin

Communities Outside of Wisconsin


Litchfield County

Our profile page for Warren, Litchfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 987 miles [1,588.4 km] to the East

New York

Herkimer County

Our profile page for Warren, Herkimer County   [Map]
Distance: About 886 miles [1,425.9 km] to the East

Rhode Island

Bristol County

Our profile page for Warren, Bristol County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,088 miles [1,751 km] to the East


Washington County

Our profile page for Warren, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 968 miles [1,557.8 km] to the East

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Warren ...

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.

Boardman   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest of Warren   [Map]
Centerville   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Cylon   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Emerald   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Erin Corner   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Glover   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Star Prairie   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Stillwater (MN)   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Viking   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Wildwood   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast   [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 Warren. 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.

Richard Dix     (Born as Ernst Carlton Brimmer)
  Oscar nominated actor. He was born in Saint Paul (Minnesota) on Tueday July 18, 1893 and died in Hollywood (California) on Tueday September 20, 1949 at an age of 56. He was buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Saint Paul [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Warren

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Richard Dix<7>
Glen Daniel Flanagan
  Professional boxer. He was born in Saint Paul (Minnesota) on Tueday November 16, 1926 and died in Farmington (Minnesota) on Sunday January 28, 1979 at an age of 52. He was buried at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery (Hennepin County, Minnesota) [Map].

Saint Paul [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Warren

Farmington [Map] is located 37 miles [59.5 km] to the southwest of Warren

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Glen Daniel Flanagan
Charles Arnold 'Chick' Gandil
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Saint Paul (Minnesota) on Thursday January 19, 1888 and died in Calistoga (California) on Sunday December 13, 1970 at an age of 82.

Saint Paul [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Warren

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Arnold 'Chick' Gandil
Andrew 'Handy Andy' Pafko
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Boyceville (Wisconsin) on Friday February 25, 1921 and died in Stevensville (Michigan) on Tueday October 8, 2013 at an age of 92. He was buried at St. Luke Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois) [Map].

Boyceville [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Warren

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew 'Handy Andy' Pafko
Joan Alexander Stanton     (Born as Joan Abrass)
  Actress. She was born in Saint Paul (Minnesota) on Friday April 16, 1915 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday May 21, 2009 at an age of 94.

Saint Paul [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Warren

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joan Alexander Stanton
John Anthony 'Whoopee John' Wilfahrt
  Musician, bandleader. He was born in New Ulm (Minnesota) on Thursday May 11, 1893 and died in Saint Paul (Minnesota) on Thursday June 15, 1961 at an age of 68.

Saint Paul [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Warren

Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Anthony 'Whoopee John' Wilfahrt

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Warren. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Warren) 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 Warren. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Warren

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Warren. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9894, Longitude: -92.5555     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Warren 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 Warren 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 317.794 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.59 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.251 degrees.

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<7>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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