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The location of West Bancroft

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to West Bancroft.

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Around West Bancroft ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Wausau. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the north of West Bancroft. Wausau has a population of 38,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Stevens Point. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the north of West Bancroft and has a population of 26,400 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Algoma   [Map]   7,132   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Berlin   [Map]   5,395   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Grand Rapids   [Map]   7,427   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Greenville   [Map]   11,874   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Hull   [Map]   5,428   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kronenwetter   [Map]   7,619   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Marshfield   [Map]   18,467   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
New London   [Map]   7,170   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Plover   [Map]   12,552   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rib Mountain   [Map]   6,931   N   41 miles [66 km]
Ripon   [Map]   7,764   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Rothschild   [Map]   5,347   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Waupaca   [Map]   5,946   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Weston   [Map]   15,092   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Wisconsin Rapids   [Map]   17,887   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Almond   [Map]   685   E   5 miles [8 km]
Almond   [Map]   429   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Belmont   [Map]   612   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Buena Vista   [Map]   1,212   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Grant   [Map]   1,948   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hancock   [Map]   402   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lake Wazeecha   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lanark   [Map]   1,539   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Leola   [Map]   297   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Oasis   [Map]   390   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pine Grove   [Map]   918   SW   Less than 2 miles
Plainfield   [Map]   541   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Plainfield   [Map]   836   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Plover   [Map]   1,729   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rose   [Map]   632   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Portage County ...

West Bancroft is located in Portage County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Portage County: Adams, Marathon, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara & Wood.

Curious and Interesting Names Near West Bancroft ...

As we travel, we always see a community 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.

Almond   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast of West Bancroft   [Map]
Blaine   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Chain O' Lakes   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Indian Crossing   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Jordan   -   18 miles [29 km] to the North   [Map]
Park Ridge   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Plover   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Rocky Run   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Rudolph   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rural   -   18 miles [29 km] to the East   [Map]
Stevens Point   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Wild Rose   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Wisconsin Rapids   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
South Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
South Wood Co. Airport(ICAO: KISW)   [Map]   ISW   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Coloma Muni.   [Map]   9WN9   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Stevens Pt. Muni.(ICAO: KSTE)   [Map]   STE   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Wautoma Muni.(ICAO: KY50)   [Map]   Y50   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Waupaca Muni.(ICAO: KPCZ)   [Map]   PCZ   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Adams County Legion Fld.   [Map]   63C   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Central Co. Airport   [Map]   68C   ENE   28 miles [45.1 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 West Bancroft.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from West Bancroft. 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
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   CWA   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   S   81 miles [130.4 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   SE   124 miles [199.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Austin Straubel Intl.(GRB/KGRB)   [Map]   GRB   E   70 miles [112.7 km]
La Crosse Muni.(LSE/KLSE)   [Map]   LSE   WSW   90 miles [144.8 km]
Rhinelander Airport(RHI/KRHI)   [Map]   RHI   N   91 miles [146.5 km]
Eagle River Union Airport (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]   EGV   N   113 miles [181.9 km]
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.(ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]   JVL   SSE   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
South Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
South Wood Co. Airport(ICAO: KISW)   [Map]   ISW   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Coloma Muni.   [Map]   9WN9   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Stevens Pt. Muni.(ICAO: KSTE)   [Map]   STE   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Wautoma Muni.(ICAO: KY50)   [Map]   Y50   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Waupaca Muni.(ICAO: KPCZ)   [Map]   PCZ   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Adams County Legion Fld.   [Map]   63C   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Central Co. Airport   [Map]   68C   ENE   28 miles [45.1 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.

Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
        Website for Central Wisconsin 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
 
Eagle River Union Airport   (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]
        Website for Eagle River Union Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Wood Co. Airport   (ICAO: KISW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Stevens Pt. Muni.   (ICAO: KSTE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wautoma Muni.   (ICAO: KY50)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waupaca Muni.   (ICAO: KPCZ)   [Map]
        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
 
Marshfield Muni.   (ICAO: KMFI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wausau Muni.   (AUW/KAUW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Clintonville Muni.   (ICAO: KCLI)   [Map]
        Website for Clintonville Municipal Airport
        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
 
Rochester Intl.   (RST/KRST)   [Map]
        Website for Rochester International 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
 
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
 
La Crosse Muni.   (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rhinelander Airport   (RHI/KRHI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Portage County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Portage County: www.co.portage.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 West Bancroft.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Bancroft. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3047, Longitude: -89.5310     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Bancroft 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 West Bancroft), 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 West Bancroft.