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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Wentworth to ...

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

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

  • Superior [Map], which is the Seat of Douglas County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Wentworth to Superior, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • Madison [Map], which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 270 miles [434.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 11 days and walking would take 16 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 917 miles [1,475.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 36 days and walking would take 53 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,093 miles [9,805.7 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 6,849 miles [11,022.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,761 miles [7,662.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Wentworth ...

We have found 11 communities that share the name Wentworth.

While the name Wentworth is unique within Wisconsin, we know of another 11 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Wisconsin

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Illinois

Cook County

Our profile page for Wentworth, 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.

Iowa

Mitchell County

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

Kentucky

Letcher County

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

Michigan

Kent County

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

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Missouri

Newton County

Our profile page for Wentworth, Newton County   [Map]
Distance: About 673 miles [1,083.1 km] to the South

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New Hampshire

Grafton County

Our profile page for Wentworth, Grafton County   [Map]
Distance: About 983 miles [1,582 km] to the East

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North Carolina

Rockingham County

Our profile page for Wentworth, Rockingham County   [Map]
Distance: About 939 miles [1,511.2 km] to the Southeast

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Wentworth   [Map]
Distance: About 1,347 miles [2,167.8 km] to the East

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Quebec

Our profile page for Wentworth   [Map]
Distance: About 835 miles [1,343.8 km] to the East

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South Dakota

Lake County

Our profile page for Wentworth, Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 307 miles [494.1 km] to the West Southwest

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Texas

Van Zandt County

Our profile page for Wentworth, Van Zandt County   [Map]
Distance: About 990 miles [1,593.3 km] to the South Southwest

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About Douglas County

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

The official website for Douglas County: www.douglascountywi.org/

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 begins in Wentworth. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wentworth) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wentworth. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5999, Longitude: -91.8360     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wentworth 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 Wentworth 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 317.266 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.209 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.396 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 where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. 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.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wentworth.