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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Montello [Map], which is the Seat of Marquette County, lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Westfield to Montello, 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 53 miles [85.3 km] to the South (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take over two days and walking would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 732 miles [1,178 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 29 days and walking would take 42 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,154 miles [9,903.9 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 6,901 miles [11,106.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,795 miles [7,716.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Westfield ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Westfield.

Within Wisconsin, there is just one other community named Westfield. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 2 communities in the United States - with 3 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Wisconsin

Communities outside of Wisconsin


Communities Outside of Wisconsin

New York

Chautauqua County

Our profile page for Westfield, Chautauqua County   [Map]
Distance: About 513 miles [825.6 km] to the East

Vermont

Orleans County

Our profile page for Westfield, Orleans County   [Map]
Distance: About 844 miles [1,358.3 km] to the East

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The official website for Marquette County: www.co.marquette.wi.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Westfield. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Westfield) 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 Westfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Westfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8511, Longitude: -89.5526     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westfield 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 Westfield 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 315.714 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.066 degrees.

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

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Westfield.