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Introduction ...

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

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Around Wilmot ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Milwaukee. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the north of Wilmot. Milwaukee has a population of 595,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Rockford (IL). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the west of Wilmot and has a population of 148,000 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 from Wilmot and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Arlington Heights (IL)   [Map]   75,525   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Berwyn (IL)   [Map]   55,748   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Cicero (IL)   [Map]   82,992   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Des Plaines (IL)   [Map]   58,141   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Elgin (IL)   [Map]   112,123   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Evanston (IL)   [Map]   74,895   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Palatine (IL)   [Map]   68,766   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Schaumburg (IL)   [Map]   74,446   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Skokie (IL)   [Map]   64,270   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Waukegan (IL)   [Map]   88,182   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Janesville   [Map]   64,159   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Kenosha   [Map]   99,631   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Racine   [Map]   77,571   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Waukesha   [Map]   72,363   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
West Allis   [Map]   60,087   N   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Antioch (IL)   [Map]   14,274   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Channel Lake (IL)   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Fox Lake (IL)   [Map]   10,459   S   5 miles [8 km]
Lake Catherine (IL)   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Spring Grove (IL)   [Map]   5,674   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Benet Lake   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Camp Lake   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Lake Shangrila   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Paddock Lake   [Map]   3,000   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Randall   [Map]   3,254   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Salem   [Map]   12,217   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Salem   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Silver Lake   [Map]   2,408   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Twin Lakes   [Map]   6,081   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Wheatland   [Map]   3,387   NW   5 miles [8 km]

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

Kenosha County ...

Wilmot is located in Kenosha County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Kenosha County: Lake (IL), McHenry (IL), Racine & Walworth. Lake Michigan lies to the east.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wilmot ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Wilmot. 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 Wilmot. 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 Wilmot ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Westosha Airport   [Map]   5K6   W   Less than 2 miles
Galt Fld.   [Map]   10C   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grand Geneva Resort Airport(IATA:XES)   [Map]   C02   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Burlington Muni.(ICAO: KBUU)   [Map]   BUU   NNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Campbell Airport    [Map]   C81   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kenosha Rgnl.(ICAO: KENW)   [Map]   ENW   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Waukegan Rgnl. (ICAO: KUGN)   [Map]   UGN   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sylvania Airport   [Map]   C89   NE   17 miles [27.4 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 Wilmot.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wilmot. 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
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   NNE   33 miles [53.1 km]
O'Hare Intl. (ORD/KORD)   [Map]   ORD   SSE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   WSW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Midway Intl. (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]   MDW   SSE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   NW   72 miles [115.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chicago Exec. (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]   PWK   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.(ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]   JVL   W   44 miles [70.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Westosha Airport   [Map]   5K6   W   Less than 2 miles
Galt Fld.   [Map]   10C   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grand Geneva Resort Airport(IATA:XES)   [Map]   C02   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Burlington Muni.(ICAO: KBUU)   [Map]   BUU   NNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Campbell Airport    [Map]   C81   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kenosha Rgnl.(ICAO: KENW)   [Map]   ENW   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Waukegan Rgnl. (ICAO: KUGN)   [Map]   UGN   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sylvania Airport   [Map]   C89   NE   17 miles [27.4 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.

Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
        Website for General Mitchell International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
        Website for O'Hare International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Burlington Muni.   (ICAO: KBUU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kenosha Rgnl.   (ICAO: KENW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waukegan Rgnl.   (ICAO: KUGN)   [Map]
        Website for Waukegan Regional 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
 
John H. Batten Airport   (RAC/KRAC)   [Map]
        Website for John H. Batten Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Midway Intl.   (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
        Website for Midway International 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
 
Gerald R. Ford Intl.   (GRR/KGRR)   [Map]
        Website for Gerald R. Ford International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chicago Exec.   (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]
        Website for Chicago Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Muskegon Co. Airport   (MKG/KMKG)   [Map]
        Website for Muskegon County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wilmot. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wilmot.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilmot. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5128, Longitude: -88.1820     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wilmot 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 Wilmot), 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 Wilmot.