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Town of Winchester, Wisconsin
(Winnebago County)

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Winchester to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Winchester to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Oshkosh [Map], which is the Seat of Winnebago County, lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Winchester to Oshkosh, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
  • Madison [Map], which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 84 miles [135.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 704 miles [1,133 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 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 6,108 miles [9,829.9 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 6,854 miles [11,030.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,747 miles [7,639.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Winchester ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Winchester.

Within Wisconsin, there is just one other community named Winchester. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 1 communities in the United States - with 2 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Wisconsin

Communities outside of Wisconsin


Communities Outside of Wisconsin

Connecticut

Litchfield County

Our profile page for Winchester, Litchfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 801 miles [1,289.1 km] to the East

Curious and Interesting Names Near Winchester ...

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.

Dale   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North of Winchester   [Map]
Gills Landing   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Greenville   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Harbor Springs   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Indian Shores   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Leonards Point   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Red Banks   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Shangri La Point   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sunset Point   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Winnebago County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Winnebago County: www.co.winnebago.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 'point-to-point' distance starting in Winchester. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Winchester) 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 Winchester. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Winchester

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winchester. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2066, Longitude: -88.7118     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Winchester 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 Winchester 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 315.134 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.456 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.423 degrees.

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