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Introduction ...

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

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Around Watterstown ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dubuque (IA). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the south of Watterstown. Dubuque (IA) has a population of 58,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Platteville. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the south of Watterstown and has a population of 12,500 people.

For comparison, Watterstown has a population of 330 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 Watterstown and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Asbury (IA)   [Map]   5,475   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Waukon (IA)   [Map]   3,733   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Baraboo   [Map]   12,173   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Boscobel   [Map]   3,150   W   5 miles [8 km]
Cross Plains   [Map]   4,148   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Dodgeville   [Map]   4,751   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Lancaster   [Map]   3,760   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mount Horeb   [Map]   7,462   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Prairie du Chien   [Map]   5,718   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Prairie du Sac village   [Map]   4,313   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Reedsburg   [Map]   9,537   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Richland Center   [Map]   5,017   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Sauk City   [Map]   3,495   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Shelby   [Map]   4,887   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Viroqua   [Map]   4,395   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Akan   [Map]   391   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Blue River   [Map]   417   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Boscobel   [Map]   383   W   5 miles [8 km]
Boydtown   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Castle Rock   [Map]   257   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Eagle   [Map]   519   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hickory Grove   [Map]   461   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Marietta   [Map]   448   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Marion   [Map]   574   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Muscoda   [Map]   776   E   5 miles [8 km]
Muscoda   [Map]   1,249   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Richwood   [Map]   520   N   5 miles [8 km]
Scott   [Map]   468   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Westport   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Woodman   [Map]   130   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Grant County ...

Watterstown is located in Grant County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Grant County: Clayton (IA), Dubuque (IA), Jo Daviess (IL), Crawford, Iowa, Lafayette & Richland.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Watterstown ...

As we travel, we always see a community 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.

Basswood   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast of Watterstown   [Map]
Easter Rock   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Harmony Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hickory Grove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Homer   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Orion   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Plugtown   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Sand Prairie   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Wild Rose   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Boscobel Airport(ICAO: KOVS)   [Map]   OVS   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Richland Airport   [Map]   93C   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tri-County Rgnl.(ICAO: KLNR)   [Map]   LNR   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Dodgeville Muni.   [Map]   ---   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lancaster Muni.   [Map]   73C   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Iowa Co. Airport (ICAO: KMRJ)   [Map]   MRJ   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Prairie Du Chien Muni.(ICAO: KPDC)   [Map]   PDC   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Viroqua Muni.   [Map]   Y51   NNW   32 miles [51.5 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 Watterstown.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Watterstown. 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
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   E   63 miles [101.4 km]
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   SE   101 miles [162.5 km]
Rochester Intl. (RST/KRST)   [Map]   RST   WNW   108 miles [173.8 km]
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   CWA   NNE   120 miles [193.1 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   E   137 miles [220.5 km]
O'Hare Intl. (ORD/KORD)   [Map]   ORD   ESE   159 miles [255.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dubuque Rgnl. (DBQ/KDBQ)   [Map]   DBQ   S   52 miles [83.7 km]
La Crosse Muni.(LSE/KLSE)   [Map]   LSE   NNW   59 miles [95 km]
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.(ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]   JVL   ESE   87 miles [140 km]
Waterloo Rgnl. (ALO/KALO)   [Map]   ALO   WSW   100 miles [160.9 km]
The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID/KCID)   [Map]   CID   SW   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Boscobel Airport(ICAO: KOVS)   [Map]   OVS   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Richland Airport   [Map]   93C   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tri-County Rgnl.(ICAO: KLNR)   [Map]   LNR   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Dodgeville Muni.   [Map]   ---   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lancaster Muni.   [Map]   73C   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Iowa Co. Airport (ICAO: KMRJ)   [Map]   MRJ   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Prairie Du Chien Muni.(ICAO: KPDC)   [Map]   PDC   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Viroqua Muni.   [Map]   Y51   NNW   32 miles [51.5 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.

Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
        Website for Dane County Regional 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
 
The Eastern Iowa Airport   (CID/KCID)   [Map]
        Website for The Eastern Iowa Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Quad City Intl.   (MLI/KMLI)   [Map]
        Website for Quad City International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Boscobel Airport   (ICAO: KOVS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KLNR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Iowa Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMRJ)   [Map]
        Website for Iowa County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Prairie Du Chien Muni.   (ICAO: KPDC)   [Map]
        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
 
Platteville Muni.   (ICAO: KPVB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
        Website for Central Wisconsin 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
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
        Website for O'Hare International 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
 
La Crosse Muni.   (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waterloo Rgnl.   (ALO/KALO)   [Map]
        Website for Waterloo Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for Grant County: www.grantcounty.org/

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Watterstown.

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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 Watterstown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Watterstown) 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 Watterstown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Watterstown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Watterstown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1619, Longitude: -90.5993     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Watterstown 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 Watterstown), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Watterstown.