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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Wildwood.

This page contains six sections:

Around Wildwood ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Minneapolis (MN). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the west of Wildwood. Minneapolis (MN) has a population of 422,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Paul (MN). It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the west of Wildwood and has a population of 307,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Apple Valley (MN)   [Map]   52,435   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Blaine (MN)   [Map]   64,557   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Bloomington (MN)   [Map]   85,866   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Burnsville (MN)   [Map]   61,439   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Cottage Grove (MN)   [Map]   36,793   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Eagan (MN)   [Map]   66,627   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Fridley (MN)   [Map]   27,853   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Inver Grove Heights (MN)   [Map]   35,392   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lakeville (MN)   [Map]   63,748   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Maplewood (MN)   [Map]   40,918   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Oakdale (MN)   [Map]   28,083   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Richfield (MN)   [Map]   36,151   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Roseville (MN)   [Map]   36,314   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Woodbury (MN)   [Map]   69,756   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Eau Claire   [Map]   68,587   E   39 miles [62.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Baldwin   [Map]   949   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Baldwin   [Map]   4,000   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cady   [Map]   848   E   5 miles [8 km]
Eau Galle   [Map]   1,216   NW   Less than 2 miles
Gilman   [Map]   988   S   5 miles [8 km]
Hammond   [Map]   1,891   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hersey   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Martell   [Map]   1,220   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]   542   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rush River   [Map]   507   W   5 miles [8 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   579   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Spring Valley   [Map]   1,372   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Springfield   [Map]   983   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Wilson   [Map]   186   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Woodville   [Map]   1,353   N   4 miles [6.4 km]

For more communities neighboring Wildwood, please visit our County-by-County Page for Wildwood.

Saint Croix County ...

Wildwood is located in Saint Croix County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Saint Croix County: Washington (MN), Barron, Dunn, Pierce & Polk.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wildwood ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Wildwood.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Wildwood.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Wildwood. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wildwood. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Wisconsin

    Wisconsin Tourism
    Parks for Wisconsin

    Fishing in Wisconsin
    Hunting in Wisconsin


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Wisconsin

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Wisconsin

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Wisconsin

Airports Near Wildwood ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Wildwood.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Boyceville Muni.   [Map]   3T3   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Menomonie Muni.(ICAO: KLUM)   [Map]   LUM   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
New Richmond Rgnl.(ICAO: KRNH)   [Map]   RNH   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Red Wing Rgnl. (ICAO: KRGK)   [Map]   RGK   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Red Wing Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Amery Muni.   [Map]   AHH   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Durand Muni.   [Map]   WI25   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lake Elmo Airport(ICAO: K21D)   [Map]   21D   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Wildwood.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wildwood. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]   MSP   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Rochester Intl. (RST/KRST)   [Map]   RST   S   68 miles [109.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
La Crosse Muni.(LSE/KLSE)   [Map]   LSE   SE   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Boyceville Muni.   [Map]   3T3   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Menomonie Muni.(ICAO: KLUM)   [Map]   LUM   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
New Richmond Rgnl.(ICAO: KRNH)   [Map]   RNH   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Red Wing Rgnl. (ICAO: KRGK)   [Map]   RGK   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Red Wing Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Amery Muni.   [Map]   AHH   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Durand Muni.   [Map]   WI25   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lake Elmo Airport(ICAO: K21D)   [Map]   21D   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.   (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]
        Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rochester Intl.   (RST/KRST)   [Map]
        Website for Rochester International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Red Wing Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRGK)   [Map]
        Website for Red Wing Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lake Elmo Airport   (ICAO: K21D)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
L. O. Simenstad Muni.   (ICAO: KOEO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South St. Paul Muni.   (ICAO: KSGS)   [Map]
        Website for South Saint Paul Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chippewa Valley Rgnl.   (EAU/KEAU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
        Website for Central Wisconsin Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
        Website for Dane County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Des Moines Intl.   (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
        Website for Des Moines International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rockford Intl.   (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
        Website for Rockford International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Crosse Muni.   (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Menomonie Muni.   (ICAO: KLUM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New Richmond Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRNH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Saint Croix County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Croix County: www.co.saint-croix.wi.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wildwood.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Wildwood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wildwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wildwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8919, Longitude: -92.2994     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wildwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Wildwood), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wildwood.



 
 
 

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