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Introduction ...

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

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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 to:

  • Kenosha [Map], which is the Seat of Kenosha County, lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East. If you could walk a straight line from Wheatland to Kenosha, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • Madison [Map], which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 68 miles [109.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 637 miles [1,025.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 37 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,168 miles [9,926.4 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 6,910 miles [11,120.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,797 miles [7,720 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Wheatland ...

We have found 28 communities that share the name Wheatland.

While the name Wheatland is unique within Wisconsin, we know of another 28 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Wisconsin

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California

Yuba County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Yuba County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,742 miles [2,803.5 km] to the West

Colorado

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Jefferson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Jefferson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Illinois

Alexander County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Alexander County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Alexander County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Indiana

Knox County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 275 miles [442.6 km] to the South

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Iowa

Clinton County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Clinton County   [Map]
Distance: About 144 miles [231.7 km] to the West Southwest

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Kansas

Douglas County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Douglas County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Douglas County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

McPherson County

Our profile page for Wheatland, McPherson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in McPherson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Nemaha County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Nemaha County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Nemaha County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Manitoba

Our profile page for Wheatland   [Map]
Distance: About 769 miles [1,237.6 km] to the Northwest

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Michigan

Hillsdale County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Hillsdale County   [Map]
Distance: About 199 miles [320.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Minnesota

Rice County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Rice County   [Map]
Distance: About 293 miles [471.5 km] to the West Northwest

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Missouri

Hickory County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Hickory County   [Map]
Distance: About 421 miles [677.5 km] to the Southwest

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New Jersey

Ocean County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Ocean County   [Map]
Distance: About 738 miles [1,187.7 km] to the East

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New Mexico

Quay County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Quay County   [Map]
Distance: About 970 miles [1,561.1 km] to the West Southwest

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North Dakota

Cass County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Cass County   [Map]
Distance: About 537 miles [864.2 km] to the Northwest

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Ohio

Franklin County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Franklin County
This community is historic.<8>
Although located in Franklin County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Oklahoma County   [Map]
Distance: About 708 miles [1,139.4 km] to the Southwest

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Oregon

Yamhill County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Yamhill County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,730 miles [2,784.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 639 miles [1,028.4 km] to the East Southeast

Mercer County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Mercer County   [Map]
Distance: About 408 miles [656.6 km] to the East

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Quebec

Our profile page for Wheatland   [Map]
Distance: About 813 miles [1,308.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Texas

Dallas County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Dallas County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Dallas County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Hardeman County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Hardeman County   [Map]
Distance: About 850 miles [1,367.9 km] to the Southwest

Tarrant County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Tarrant County   [Map]
Distance: About 856 miles [1,377.6 km] to the Southwest

Wilbarger County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Wilbarger County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Wilbarger County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Virginia

Loudoun County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Loudoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 597 miles [960.8 km] to the East Southeast

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West Virginia

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 585 miles [941.5 km] to the East Southeast

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Wyoming

Platte County

Our profile page for Wheatland, Platte County   [Map]
Distance: About 854 miles [1,374.4 km] to the West

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kenosha County: www.co.kenosha.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wheatland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5939, Longitude: -88.2084     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wheatland 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 Wheatland 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 314.815 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 311.865 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.646 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Wheatland, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wheatland.