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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Webster ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is La Crosse. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the northwest of Webster. La Crosse has a population of 51,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Onalaska. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the northwest of Webster and has a population of 18,700 people.

For comparison, Webster has a population of 820 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
La Crescent (MN)   [Map]   5,028   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Baraboo   [Map]   12,164   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Campbell   [Map]   4,362   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Holland   [Map]   3,849   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Holmen   [Map]   9,887   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mauston   [Map]   4,394   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Onalaska   [Map]   5,772   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Prairie du Chien   [Map]   5,653   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Reedsburg   [Map]   9,487   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Richland Center   [Map]   4,998   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Shelby   [Map]   4,898   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sparta   [Map]   9,664   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Tomah   [Map]   9,369   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Viroqua   [Map]   4,448   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
West Salem   [Map]   5,026   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Cashton   [Map]   1,103   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Christiana   [Map]   962   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clinton   [Map]   1,425   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Forest   [Map]   346   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kickapoo   [Map]   656   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
La Farge   [Map]   763   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Liberty   [Map]   280   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Liberty   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Ontario   [Map]   550   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Readstown   [Map]   415   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Stark   [Map]   393   E   5 miles [8 km]
Viola   [Map]   676   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Viroqua   [Map]   1,834   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Westby   [Map]   2,248   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Whitestown   [Map]   512   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Vernon County ...

Webster is located in Vernon County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Vernon County: Allamakee (IA), Houston (MN), Crawford, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Richland & Sauk.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Webster ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viroqua Muni.   [Map]   Y51   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Elroy Muni.   [Map]   60C   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport(CMY/KCMY)   [Map]   CMY   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Three Castles Airpark   [Map]   4D1   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bloyer Fld.   [Map]   Y72   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Boscobel Airport(ICAO: KOVS)   [Map]   OVS   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Richland Airport   [Map]   93C   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
La Crosse Muni.(LSE/KLSE)   [Map]   LSE   NW   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 Webster.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Webster. 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   ESE   76 miles [122.3 km]
Rochester Intl. (RST/KRST)   [Map]   RST   WNW   91 miles [146.5 km]
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   CWA   NNE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   SE   127 miles [204.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
La Crosse Muni.(LSE/KLSE)   [Map]   LSE   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Dubuque Rgnl. (DBQ/KDBQ)   [Map]   DBQ   S   82 miles [132 km]
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.(ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]   JVL   SE   108 miles [173.8 km]
Waterloo Rgnl. (ALO/KALO)   [Map]   ALO   SW   110 miles [177 km]
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   ENE   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viroqua Muni.   [Map]   Y51   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Elroy Muni.   [Map]   60C   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport(CMY/KCMY)   [Map]   CMY   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Three Castles Airpark   [Map]   4D1   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bloyer Fld.   [Map]   Y72   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Boscobel Airport(ICAO: KOVS)   [Map]   OVS   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Richland Airport   [Map]   93C   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
New Lisbon Union Airport   [Map]   82C   ENE   33 miles [53.1 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
 
Rochester Intl.   (RST/KRST)   [Map]
        Website for Rochester 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
 
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport   (CMY/KCMY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Boscobel Airport   (ICAO: KOVS)   [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
 
Tri-County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KLNR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Houston Co. Airport   (ICAO: KCHU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Prairie Du Chien Muni.   (ICAO: KPDC)   [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
 
Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
        Website for General Mitchell International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.   (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]
        Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Crosse Muni.   (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]
        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
 
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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Webster.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Webster. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Webster) 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 Webster. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Webster

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Webster. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5961, Longitude: -90.7262     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Webster 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 Webster), 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 Webster.



 
 
 

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