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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Washington ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Green Bay. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the southeast of Washington. Green Bay has a population of 105,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Appleton. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the south of Washington and has a population of 74,700 people.

For comparison, Washington has a population of 1,900 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 and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Allouez   [Map]   13,886   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ashwaubenon   [Map]   17,271   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bellevue   [Map]   15,687   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
De Pere   [Map]   25,034   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Grand Chute   [Map]   22,620   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Greenville   [Map]   12,091   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Harrison   [Map]   ---   S   46 miles [74 km]
Howard   [Map]   19,634   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Kaukauna   [Map]   16,086   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Little Chute   [Map]   11,403   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Marinette   [Map]   10,607   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Menasha   [Map]   17,748   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Neenah   [Map]   25,951   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Shawano   [Map]   8,980   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Suamico   [Map]   12,816   SE   23 miles [37 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Angelica   [Map]   1,760   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bonduel   [Map]   1,427   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cecil   [Map]   552   N   Less than 2 miles
Gillett   [Map]   1,053   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gillett   [Map]   1,321   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Green Valley   [Map]   1,070   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hartland   [Map]   890   S   5 miles [8 km]
Keshena   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Legend Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lessor   [Map]   1,242   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Slab City   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Underhill   [Map]   884   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Waukechon   [Map]   100   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Wescott   [Map]   3,133   W   5 miles [8 km]
Wittenberg   [Map]   817   E   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

Shawano County ...

Washington is located in Shawano County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Shawano County: Brown, Langlade, Marathon, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Portage & Waupaca.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Washington ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Shawano Muni.(ICAO: KEZS)   [Map]   EZS   W   5 miles [8 km]
Carter Airport   [Map]   92C   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clintonville Muni. (ICAO: KCLI)   [Map]   CLI   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
J. Douglas Bake Meml.   [Map]   OCQ   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Oconto Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Austin Straubel Intl.(GRB/KGRB)   [Map]   GRB   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Crivitz Muni.   [Map]   3D1   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 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 Washington.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Washington. 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   W   59 miles [95 km]
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   SSW   123 miles [197.9 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   SSE   130 miles [209.2 km]
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   S   182 miles [292.9 km]
O'Hare Intl. (ORD/KORD)   [Map]   ORD   S   196 miles [315.4 km]
Gerald R. Ford Intl. (GRR/KGRR)   [Map]   GRR   SE   196 miles [315.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Austin Straubel Intl.(GRB/KGRB)   [Map]   GRB   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Ford Airport (ICAO: KIMT)   [Map]   IMT   NNE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Rhinelander Airport(RHI/KRHI)   [Map]   RHI   NW   75 miles [120.7 km]
Iron Co. Airport    [Map]   50D   N   83 miles [133.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Shawano Muni.(ICAO: KEZS)   [Map]   EZS   W   5 miles [8 km]
Carter Airport   [Map]   92C   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clintonville Muni. (ICAO: KCLI)   [Map]   CLI   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
J. Douglas Bake Meml.   [Map]   OCQ   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Oconto Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Crivitz Muni.   [Map]   3D1   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.

Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
        Website for Central Wisconsin 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
 
Eagle River Union Airport   (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]
        Website for Eagle River Union Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Delta Co. Airport   (ESC/KESC)   [Map]
        Website for Delta County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sawyer Intl.   (MQT/KSAW)   [Map]
        Website for Sawyer International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shawano Muni.   (ICAO: KEZS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Clintonville Muni.   (ICAO: KCLI)   [Map]
        Website for Clintonville Municipal 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
 
Langlade Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAIG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waupaca Muni.   (ICAO: KPCZ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Menominee Airport   (ICAO: KMNM)   [Map]
        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
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
        Website for O'Hare 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
 
Austin Straubel Intl.   (GRB/KGRB)   [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
 
Ford Airport   (ICAO: KIMT)   [Map]
        Website for Ford Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rhinelander Airport   (RHI/KRHI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Shawano County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Shawano County: www.co.shawano.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 Washington.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Washington. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Washington) 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 Washington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Washington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Washington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8022, Longitude: -88.4437     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Washington 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 Washington), 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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