A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
West Sweden, Wisconsin
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for West Sweden.
This page contains four sections:
How Far From West Sweden to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as West Sweden to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in West Sweden and extending to:
Communities Also Named West Sweden ...
We have found 2 communities that share the name West Sweden.
While the name West Sweden is unique within Wisconsin, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of Wisconsin
Distance: About 735 miles [1,182.9 km] to the East.
Distance: About 1,069 miles [1,720.4 km] to the South Southwest.
Curious and Interesting Names Near West Sweden ...
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.
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 West Sweden. 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.
Pioneer of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, publisher of Craftsman Magazine. He was born in Osceola (Wisconsin) on Monday March 9, 1857 and died in Syracuse (New York) on Monday April 20, 1942 at an age of 85. He was buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Onondaga County, New York) [Map].
Leonard Wells Volk
Artist. He was born in Wells (New York) on Friday November 7, 1828 and died in Osceola (Wisconsin) on Monday August 19, 1895 at an age of 66. He was buried at Rosehill Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Sweden. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Polk County: www.co.polk.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Feb 2019