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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Appleton [Map], which is the Seat of Outagamie County, lies just to the Southwest.
  • Madison [Map], which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 96 miles [154.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Whispering Pines to Madison, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 692 miles [1,113.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 27 days and walking would take 40 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,093 miles [9,805.7 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 6,839 miles [11,006.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,731 miles [7,613.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Whispering Pines ...

We have found 22 communities that share the name Whispering Pines.

While the name Whispering Pines is unique within Wisconsin, we know of another 22 communities with the same name in the United States.

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Houston County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Houston County   [Map]
Distance: About 913 miles [1,469.3 km] to the South


Gila County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Gila County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,394 miles [2,243.4 km] to the West Southwest

Greenlee County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Greenlee County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,321 miles [2,125.9 km] to the West Southwest


Lake County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,799 miles [2,895.2 km] to the West

San Diego County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, San Diego County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,693 miles [2,724.6 km] to the West Southwest

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Okeechobee County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Okeechobee County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,246 miles [2,005.2 km] to the South Southeast

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Bibb County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Bibb County   [Map]
Distance: About 831 miles [1,337.4 km] to the South Southeast

Coweta County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Coweta County   [Map]
Distance: About 776 miles [1,248.9 km] to the South Southeast

Dougherty County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Dougherty County   [Map]
Distance: About 904 miles [1,454.8 km] to the South Southeast

Heard County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Heard County   [Map]
Distance: About 777 miles [1,250.5 km] to the South Southeast

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Will County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Will County   [Map]
Distance: About 185 miles [297.7 km] to the South

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Cecil County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Cecil County   [Map]
Distance: About 700 miles [1,126.5 km] to the East Southeast

Frederick County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the East Southeast

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Oktibbeha County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Oktibbeha County   [Map]
Distance: About 749 miles [1,205.4 km] to the South

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North Carolina

Moore County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Moore County   [Map]
Distance: About 784 miles [1,261.7 km] to the Southeast

Orange County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Orange County   [Map]
Distance: About 753 miles [1,211.8 km] to the Southeast

Rockingham County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Rockingham County   [Map]
Distance: About 701 miles [1,128.2 km] to the Southeast

Scotland County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Scotland County   [Map]
Distance: About 810 miles [1,303.6 km] to the Southeast

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South Carolina

Pickens County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Pickens County   [Map]
Distance: About 721 miles [1,160.3 km] to the South Southeast

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Unicoi County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Unicoi County   [Map]
Distance: About 640 miles [1,030 km] to the South Southeast

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Nacogdoches County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Nacogdoches County   [Map]
Distance: About 924 miles [1,487 km] to the South Southwest

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Albemarle County

Our profile page for Whispering Pines, Albemarle County   [Map]
Distance: About 663 miles [1,067 km] to the Southeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Whispering Pines ...

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.

Apple Creek   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North of Whispering Pines   [Map]
Combined Locks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Five Corners   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Freedom   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Greenville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
High Cliff (Historic)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Little Chute   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Mackville   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Murphy Corner   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Rainbow Beach   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Sunrise Bay   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Twelve Corners   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [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 Whispering Pines. 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.

Mike Michalske
  Professional football. He was born in Cleveland (Ohio) on Friday April 24, 1903 and died in Green Bay (Wisconsin) on Wednesday October 26, 1983 at an age of 80. He was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Brown County, Wisconsin) [Map].

Green Bay [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Whispering Pines

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mike Michalske<7>

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whispering Pines. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2803, Longitude: -88.3843     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whispering Pines 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 Whispering Pines 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 314.909 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.211 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.229 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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