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Town of Weston, Wisconsin
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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Menomonie [Map], which is the Seat of Dunn County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Weston to Menomonie, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Madison [Map], which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 179 miles [288.1 km] to the Southeast (SE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 11 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 872 miles [1,403.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 34 days and walking would take 50 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,191 miles [9,963.4 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 6,944 miles [11,175.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,849 miles [7,803.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Weston ...

We have found 4 communities that share the name Weston.

Within Wisconsin, there are 2 communities which are also named Weston. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 2 communities in the United States - with 4 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Wisconsin

Communities outside of Wisconsin

Other Communities Located In Wisconsin

Clark County

Our profile page for Weston, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 72 miles [115.9 km] to the East

Marathon County

Our profile page for Weston, Marathon County   [Map]
Distance: About 123 miles [197.9 km] to the East

Communities Outside of Wisconsin


Fairfield County

Our profile page for Weston, Fairfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 973 miles [1,565.9 km] to the East


Windsor County

Our profile page for Weston, Windsor County   [Map]
Distance: About 959 miles [1,543.4 km] to the East

Curious and Interesting Names Near Weston ...

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.

Cedar Falls   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast of Weston   [Map]
Comfort   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Downsville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Dunnville   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hatchville   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hersey   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Knapp   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Plum City   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Red Cedar   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rock Elm   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Spring Valley   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Wildwood   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

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 Weston. 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.

Andrew 'Handy Andy' Pafko
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Boyceville (Wisconsin) on Friday February 25, 1921 and died in Stevensville (Michigan) on Tueday October 8, 2013 at an age of 92. He was buried at St. Luke Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois) [Map].

Boyceville [Map] is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Weston

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew 'Handy Andy' Pafko<7>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Dunn County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dunn County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Weston. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Weston) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Weston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Weston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weston. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8144, Longitude: -92.0682     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Weston 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 Weston 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 317.452 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.176 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.034 degrees.

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<7>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:

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