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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Washburn ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Stevens Point. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the east of Washburn. Stevens Point has a population of 26,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Marshfield. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the northeast of Washburn and has a population of 18,400 people.

For comparison, Washburn has a population of 290 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Grand Rapids   [Map]   7,417   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hull   [Map]   5,435   E   46 miles [74 km]
Kronenwetter   [Map]   7,736   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   5,935   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mauston   [Map]   4,394   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Medford   [Map]   4,300   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mosinee   [Map]   4,002   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Plover   [Map]   12,772   E   46 miles [74 km]
Rib Mountain   [Map]   6,887   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Saratoga   [Map]   4,966   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Sparta   [Map]   9,664   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tomah   [Map]   9,369   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Washington   [Map]   7,519   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
West Salem   [Map]   5,026   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Wisconsin Rapids   [Map]   17,806   E   33 miles [53.1 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Cary   [Map]   408   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
City Point   [Map]   177   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dewhurst   [Map]   338   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fremont   [Map]   1,284   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Grant   [Map]   923   N   5 miles [8 km]
Granton   [Map]   349   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hatfield   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hewett   [Map]   295   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Komensky   [Map]   523   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Levis   [Map]   495   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lynn   [Map]   883   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Neillsville   [Map]   2,416   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pine Valley   [Map]   1,170   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sherwood   [Map]   217   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
York   [Map]   877   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Clark County ...

Washburn is located in Clark County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Clark County: Chippewa, Eau Claire, Jackson, Marathon, Taylor & Wood.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Washburn ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Neillsville Muni.   [Map]   VIQ   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Marshfield Muni.(ICAO: KMFI)   [Map]   MFI   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Black River Falls Area Airport   [Map]   BCK   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
South Wood Co. Airport(ICAO: KISW)   [Map]   ISW   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bloyer Fld.   [Map]   Y72   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
South Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   ESE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Necedah Airport   [Map]   DAF   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport(CMY/KCMY)   [Map]   CMY   SSW   36 miles [57.9 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 Washburn.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Washburn. 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
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   CWA   ENE   46 miles [74 km]
Rochester Intl. (RST/KRST)   [Map]   RST   WSW   106 miles [170.6 km]
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   SSE   107 miles [172.2 km]
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]   MSP   WNW   137 miles [220.5 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   SE   166 miles [267.2 km]
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   SSE   171 miles [275.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
La Crosse Muni.(LSE/KLSE)   [Map]   LSE   SW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Rhinelander Airport(RHI/KRHI)   [Map]   RHI   NNE   95 miles [152.9 km]
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   E   98 miles [157.7 km]
Austin Straubel Intl.(GRB/KGRB)   [Map]   GRB   E   116 miles [186.7 km]
Eagle River Union Airport (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]   EGV   NNE   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Neillsville Muni.   [Map]   VIQ   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Marshfield Muni.(ICAO: KMFI)   [Map]   MFI   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Black River Falls Area Airport   [Map]   BCK   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
South Wood Co. Airport(ICAO: KISW)   [Map]   ISW   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bloyer Fld.   [Map]   Y72   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
South Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   ESE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Necedah Airport   [Map]   DAF   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport(CMY/KCMY)   [Map]   CMY   SSW   36 miles [57.9 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.

Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
        Website for Central Wisconsin 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
 
Eagle River Union Airport   (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]
        Website for Eagle River Union Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Marshfield Muni.   (ICAO: KMFI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Wood Co. Airport   (ICAO: KISW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport   (CMY/KCMY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Taylor Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMDZ)   [Map]
        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
 
Stevens Pt. Muni.   (ICAO: KSTE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wausau Muni.   (AUW/KAUW)   [Map]
        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
 
Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
        Website for General Mitchell International Airport
        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
 
La Crosse Muni.   (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rhinelander Airport   (RHI/KRHI)   [Map]
        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
 
Austin Straubel Intl.   (GRB/KGRB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Clark County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clark County: www.co.clark.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 Washburn.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Washburn. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Washburn) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Washburn. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Washburn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Washburn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4600, Longitude: -90.4932     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Washburn 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 Washburn), 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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