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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Wilson ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Wausau. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the south of Wilson. Wausau has a population of 38,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Weston. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the south of Wilson and has a population of 15,200 people.

For comparison, Wilson has a population of 310 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 starting from Wilson and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Antigo   [Map]   7,780   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Arbor Vitae   [Map]   3,347   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Kronenwetter   [Map]   7,736   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Lac du Flambeau   [Map]   3,442   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Medford   [Map]   4,300   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Merrill   [Map]   2,946   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Merrill   [Map]   9,161   S   23 miles [37 km]
Minocqua   [Map]   4,388   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mosinee   [Map]   4,002   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pelican   [Map]   2,724   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pine Lake   [Map]   2,691   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rhinelander   [Map]   7,563   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Rib Mountain   [Map]   6,887   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Rothschild   [Map]   5,325   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Tomahawk   [Map]   3,178   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bradley   [Map]   2,369   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cassian   [Map]   968   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Harding   [Map]   367   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jersey City   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
King   [Map]   845   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Knox   [Map]   331   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Little Rice   [Map]   302   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lynne   [Map]   138   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Nokomis   [Map]   1,351   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rock Falls   [Map]   607   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Skanawan   [Map]   387   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Somo   [Map]   109   W   5 miles [8 km]
Spirit   [Map]   269   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tomahawk   [Map]   412   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Woodboro   [Map]   797   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Lincoln County ...

Wilson is located in Lincoln County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lincoln County: Langlade, Marathon, Oneida, Price & Taylor.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wilson ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tomahawk Rgnl. (ICAO: KTKV)   [Map]   TKV   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Rhinelander Airport(RHI/KRHI)   [Map]   RHI   ENE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Merrill Muni.(ICAO: KRRL)   [Map]   RRL   SSE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lakeland Airport(ARV/KARV)   [Map]   ARV   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Price Co. Airport (ICAO: KPBH)   [Map]   PBH   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Taylor Co. Airport(ICAO: KMDZ)   [Map]   MDZ   SW   35 miles [56.3 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 Wilson.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wilson. 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
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   CWA   S   51 miles [82.1 km]
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   S   165 miles [265.5 km]
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]   MSP   WSW   169 miles [272 km]
Rochester Intl. (RST/KRST)   [Map]   RST   SW   170 miles [273.6 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   SSE   201 miles [323.5 km]
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   S   232 miles [373.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Rhinelander Airport(RHI/KRHI)   [Map]   RHI   ENE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Eagle River Union Airport (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]   EGV   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Gogebic - Iron Co. Airport (IWD/KIWD)   [Map]   IWD   N   71 miles [114.3 km]
Iron Co. Airport    [Map]   50D   ENE   83 miles [133.6 km]
Ford Airport (ICAO: KIMT)   [Map]   IMT   ENE   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tomahawk Rgnl. (ICAO: KTKV)   [Map]   TKV   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Merrill Muni.(ICAO: KRRL)   [Map]   RRL   SSE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lakeland Airport(ARV/KARV)   [Map]   ARV   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Price Co. Airport (ICAO: KPBH)   [Map]   PBH   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Taylor Co. Airport(ICAO: KMDZ)   [Map]   MDZ   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Three Lakes Muni.   [Map]   40D   ENE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Wausau Muni.(AUW/KAUW)   [Map]   AUW   SSE   41 miles [66 km]
Park Falls Muni. (ICAO: KPKF)   [Map]   PKF   NW   41 miles [66 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.

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
 
Ford Airport   (ICAO: KIMT)   [Map]
        Website for Ford Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Outagamie County Rgnl.   (ATW/KATW)   [Map]
        Website for Outagamie County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Austin Straubel Intl.   (GRB/KGRB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tomahawk Rgnl.   (ICAO: KTKV)   [Map]
        Website for Tomahawk Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Merrill Muni.   (ICAO: KRRL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lakeland Airport   (ARV/KARV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Price Co. Airport   (ICAO: KPBH)   [Map]
        Website for Price County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Taylor Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMDZ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wausau Muni.   (AUW/KAUW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.   (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]
        Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Park Falls Muni.   (ICAO: KPKF)   [Map]
        Website for Park Falls Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Langlade Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAIG)   [Map]
        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
 
Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
        Website for General Mitchell 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
 
Rhinelander Airport   (RHI/KRHI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eagle River Union Airport   (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]
        Website for Eagle River Union Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gogebic - Iron Co. Airport   (IWD/KIWD)   [Map]
        Website for Gogebic - Iron County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Lincoln County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.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 Wilson.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wilson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Wilson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5108, Longitude: -89.8546     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wilson 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 Wilson), 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 Wilson.



 
 
 

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