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(Washington County)

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Wayne to ...

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

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

  • West Bend [Map], which is the Seat of Washington County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Wayne to West Bend, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Madison [Map], which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 59 miles [95 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 667 miles [1,073.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,129 miles [9,863.7 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 6,873 miles [11,061 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,763 miles [7,665.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Wayne ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Wayne.

Within Wisconsin, there is just one other community named Wayne. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 1 communities in the United States - with 2 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Wisconsin

Communities outside of Wisconsin


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Steuben County

Our profile page for Wayne, Steuben County   [Map]
Distance: About 571 miles [918.9 km] to the East

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wayne ...

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.

Aurora   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast of Wayne   [Map]
Boltonville   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Cedar Lake   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Eden   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Farmersville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Herman Center   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Iron Ridge   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
LeRoy   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mayville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Orchard Grove   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Rubicon   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Young America   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Wayne. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wayne) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wayne. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Wayne

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wayne. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5044, Longitude: -88.3518     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wayne 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 Wayne 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 314.901 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.092 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.449 degrees.

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