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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Waverly Beach 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 Waverly Beach to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Chilton [Map], which is the Seat of Calumet County, lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Waverly Beach to Chilton, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • Madison [Map], which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 92 miles [148.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 691 miles [1,112.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 27 days and walking would take 40 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,097 miles [9,812.2 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 6,843 miles [11,012.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,735 miles [7,620.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Waverly Beach ...

While the name Waverly Beach is unique within Wisconsin, we know of one more community in Canada.


Communities Outside of Wisconsin

Ontario

Our profile page for Waverly Beach   [Map]
Distance: About 481 miles [774.1 km] to the East

Curious and Interesting Names Near Waverly Beach ...

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.

Apple Creek   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North of Waverly Beach   [Map]
Combined Locks   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Greenville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
High Cliff (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Island Beach   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Little Chute   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mackville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Rainbow Beach   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rockaway Beach   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sunrise Bay   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Whispering Pines   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Calumet County: www.co.calumet.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 that begins in Waverly Beach. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Waverly Beach) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waverly Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2103, Longitude: -88.4046     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waverly Beach 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 Waverly Beach 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 314.924 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.219 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.261 degrees.

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