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The location of Wayne

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Wayne ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Milwaukee. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the southeast of Wayne. Milwaukee has a population of 595,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Waukesha. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the south of Wayne and has a population of 72,400 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brookfield   [Map]   38,016   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Fond du Lac   [Map]   42,951   N   18 miles [29 km]
Franklin   [Map]   36,131   S   46 miles [74 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   36,858   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Menomonee Falls   [Map]   36,769   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mequon   [Map]   24,086   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Muskego   [Map]   24,882   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Neenah   [Map]   25,914   N   46 miles [74 km]
New Berlin   [Map]   39,803   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Oak Creek   [Map]   35,881   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Oshkosh   [Map]   66,579   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sheboygan   [Map]   48,686   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Wauwatosa   [Map]   47,945   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
West Allis   [Map]   60,087   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
West Bend   [Map]   31,702   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Addison   [Map]   3,433   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ashford   [Map]   1,728   N   5 miles [8 km]
Auburn   [Map]   2,353   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Barton   [Map]   2,633   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Campbellsport   [Map]   1,978   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Herman   [Map]   1,124   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kewaskum   [Map]   1,072   E   5 miles [8 km]
Kewaskum   [Map]   4,103   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lomira   [Map]   1,132   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lomira   [Map]   2,366   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
New Fane   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Theresa   [Map]   1,054   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Theresa   [Map]   1,207   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Wayne   [Map]   2,208   SW   Less than 2 miles
West Bend   [Map]   4,745   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Washington County ...

Wayne is located in Washington County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Washington County: Dodge, Fond du Lac, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Sheboygan & Waukesha.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wayne ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hartford Muni.   [Map]   HXF   SSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
West Bend Muni.(ICAO: KETB)   [Map]   ETB   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fond du Lac Co. Airport(ICAO: KFLD)   [Map]   FLD   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dodge Co. Airport (ICAO: KUNU)   [Map]   UNU   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sheboygan County Meml. (SBM/KSBM)   [Map]   SBM   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Capitol Airport(ICAO: K02C)   [Map]   02C   SSE   30 miles [48.3 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 Wayne.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wayne. 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
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   SSE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   WSW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   SSW   99 miles [159.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   N   52 miles [83.7 km]
Austin Straubel Intl.(GRB/KGRB)   [Map]   GRB   N   67 miles [107.8 km]
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.(ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]   JVL   SSW   71 miles [114.3 km]
Chicago Exec. (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]   PWK   SSE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Muskegon Co. Airport (MKG/KMKG)   [Map]   MKG   ESE   107 miles [172.2 km]
Manistee Co. Airport (MBL/KMBL)   [Map]   MBL   ENE   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hartford Muni.   [Map]   HXF   SSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
West Bend Muni.(ICAO: KETB)   [Map]   ETB   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fond du Lac Co. Airport(ICAO: KFLD)   [Map]   FLD   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dodge Co. Airport (ICAO: KUNU)   [Map]   UNU   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sheboygan County Meml. (SBM/KSBM)   [Map]   SBM   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Capitol Airport(ICAO: K02C)   [Map]   02C   SSE   30 miles [48.3 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.

Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
        Website for General Mitchell International 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
 
Muskegon Co. Airport   (MKG/KMKG)   [Map]
        Website for Muskegon County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Manistee Co. Airport   (MBL/KMBL)   [Map]
        Website for Manistee County - Blacker Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
West Bend Muni.   (ICAO: KETB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fond du Lac Co. Airport   (ICAO: KFLD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dodge Co. Airport   (ICAO: KUNU)   [Map]
        Website for Dodge County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sheboygan County Meml.   (SBM/KSBM)   [Map]
        Website for Sheboygan County Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Capitol Airport   (ICAO: K02C)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Watertown Muni.   (ICAO: KRYV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport   (MWC/KMWC)   [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
 
Waukesha Co. Airport   (ICAO: KUES)   [Map]
        Website for Waukesha County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wittman Rgnl.   (OSH/KOSH)   [Map]
        Website for Wittman Regional 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
 
Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
        Website for Central Wisconsin Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Midway Intl.   (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
        Website for Midway International Airport
        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
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chicago Exec.   (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]
        Website for Chicago Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Washington County

About Wisconsin

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wayne. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5142, Longitude: -88.3215     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wayne 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 Wayne), 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 Wayne.