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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Wausau [Map], which is the Seat of Marathon County, lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Weber to Wausau, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • Madison [Map], which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 125 miles [201.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 784 miles [1,261.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 45 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,125 miles [9,857.2 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 6,875 miles [11,064.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,773 miles [7,681.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Weber ...

We have found 13 communities that share the name Weber.

While the name Weber is unique within Wisconsin, we know of another 13 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Wisconsin

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Arkansas

Arkansas County

Our profile page for Weber, Arkansas County   [Map]
Distance: About 739 miles [1,189.3 km] to the South

Colorado

Montezuma County

Our profile page for Weber, Montezuma County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,076 miles [1,731.7 km] to the West Southwest

Georgia

Berrien County

Our profile page for Weber, Berrien County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,010 miles [1,625.4 km] to the South Southeast

Illinois

Cook County

Our profile page for Weber, Cook County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Cook County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Maryland

Garrett County

Our profile page for Weber, Garrett County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Garrett County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Minnesota

Isanti County

Our profile page for Weber, Isanti County   [Map]
Distance: About 154 miles [247.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Missouri

Lewis County

Our profile page for Weber, Lewis County   [Map]
Distance: About 340 miles [547.2 km] to the South Southwest

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Montana

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Weber, Jefferson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Jefferson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New Mexico

Mora County

Our profile page for Weber, Mora County
This community is historic.<8>
Although located in Mora County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ohio

Jackson County

Our profile page for Weber, Jackson County
This community is historic.
Although located in Jackson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Utah

Morgan County

Our profile page for Weber, Morgan County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Morgan County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Weber County

Our profile page for Weber, Weber County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Weber County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Washington

Adams County

Our profile page for Weber, Adams County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,385 miles [2,228.9 km] to the West Northwest

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Weber ...

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.

Cherokee   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest of Weber   [Map]
Edgar   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Little Rose   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
March Rapids   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rangeline   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Schnappsville   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Swan   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Unity   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the West   [Map]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Weber. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

Woodrow Wilson Rawls
  Author. He was born in Scraper (Oklahoma) on Wednesday September 24, 1913 and died in Marshfield (Wisconsin) on Sunday December 16, 1984 at an age of 71.

Marshfield [Map] is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the south of Weber

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Woodrow Wilson Rawls<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marathon County: www.co.marathon.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 stretches from Weber. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Weber) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weber. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8216, Longitude: -90.0904     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Weber 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 Weber 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 316.072 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.609 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.969 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Weber could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Weber, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<9>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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