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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Warrentown to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Warrentown to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Ellsworth [Map], which is the Seat of Pierce County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Warrentown to Ellsworth, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • Madison [Map], which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 180 miles [289.7 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 7 days and walking would take 11 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 879 miles [1,414.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 35 days and walking would take 50 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,213 miles [9,998.9 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 6,966 miles [11,210.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,870 miles [7,837.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Warrentown ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Warrentown.

While the name Warrentown is unique within Wisconsin, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Wisconsin

Massachusetts

Plymouth County

Our profile page for Warrentown, Plymouth County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,090 miles [1,754.2 km] to the East

Ohio

Guernsey County

Our profile page for Warrentown, Guernsey County   [Map]
Distance: About 635 miles [1,021.9 km] to the East Southeast

Curious and Interesting Names Near Warrentown ...

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.

Devils Corner   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East of Warrentown   [Map]
Hay Creek (MN)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lake City (MN)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Maiden Rock   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Moeville   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Plum City   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Porcupine   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Red Wing (MN)   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Rock Elm   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Snows Corner   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

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

The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Warrentown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Warrentown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Warrentown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5758, Longitude: -92.3585     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Warrentown 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 Warrentown 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 317.656 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.377 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.256 degrees.

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