A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Town of Wheatland, Wisconsin
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Wheatland.
This page contains four sections:
How Far From Wheatland 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 Wheatland to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Wheatland and extending to:
Communities Also Named Wheatland ...
We have found 2 communities that share the name Wheatland.
Within Wisconsin, there is just one other community named Wheatland. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 1 communities in the United States - with 2 of those located in the United States.
We have broken our list into two sections:
Communities Outside of Wisconsin
Distance: About 529 miles [851.3 km] to the East.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Wheatland ...
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 Wheatland. 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.
Race car driver. He was born in Greenfield (Wisconsin) on Tueday December 14, 1954 and died on Thursday April 1, 1993 at an age of 38. He was buried at St. Adalbert Cemetery (Wisconsin).
Oscar winning actor. He was born in Racine (Wisconsin) on Tueday August 31, 1897 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Monday April 14, 1975 at an age of 77.
John Daniel Matuszak
Actor, professional football. He was born in Oak Creek (Wisconsin) on Wednesday October 25, 1950 and died in Burbank (California) on Saturday June 17, 1989 at an age of 38. He was buried at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin) [Map].
Les Paul (Born as Lester William Polsfuss)
Musician. He was born in Waukesha (Wisconsin) on Wednesday June 9, 1915 and died in White Plains (New York) on Wednesday August 12, 2009 at an age of 94. He was buried at Prairie Home Cemetery (Waukesha County, Wisconsin) [Map].
Actor, director, writer, producer. He was born in Kenosha (Wisconsin) on Thursday May 6, 1915 and died in Hollywood (California) on Thursday October 10, 1985 at an age of 70.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Kenosha County: www.co.kenosha.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