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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 & Almanacs 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 13 miles [20.9 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 6 hours 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 85 miles [136.8 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 702 miles [1,129.8 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 6,106 miles [9,826.7 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 6,853 miles [11,028.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,746 miles [7,637.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Winchester ...

We have found 53 communities that share the name Winchester.

Within Wisconsin, there is just one other community named Winchester. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 49 communities in the United States and Canada - with 48 of those located in the United States.

In addition to the above occurrences of Winchester, we know of 3 communities located outside of the United States and Canada.

We have broken our list into three sections:

Other communities located in Wisconsin

Communities outside of Wisconsin

Communities located internationally


Communities Outside of Wisconsin

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 IllinoisMassachusettsNorth DakotaWashington
 IndianaMichiganOhioWyoming

Arizona

La Paz County

Our profile page for Winchester, La Paz County
This community is historic.<7>
Although located in La Paz County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Arkansas

Drew County

Our profile page for Winchester, Drew County   [Map]
Distance: About 735 miles [1,182.9 km] to the South Southwest

California

Riverside County

Our profile page for Winchester, Riverside County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,677 miles [2,698.9 km] to the West Southwest

San Diego County

Our profile page for Winchester, San Diego County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in San Diego County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Connecticut

Litchfield County

Our profile page for Winchester, Litchfield County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Litchfield County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Georgia

Macon County

Our profile page for Winchester, Macon County   [Map]
Distance: About 852 miles [1,371.2 km] to the South Southeast

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Idaho

Lewis County

Our profile page for Winchester, Lewis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,360 miles [2,188.7 km] to the West Northwest

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Illinois

Scott County

Our profile page for Winchester, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 328 miles [527.9 km] to the South Southwest

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Indiana

Randolph County

Our profile page for Winchester, Randolph County   [Map]
Distance: About 335 miles [539.1 km] to the Southeast

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Iowa

Van Buren County

Our profile page for Winchester, Van Buren County   [Map]
Distance: About 283 miles [455.4 km] to the Southwest

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Kansas

Douglas County

Our profile page for Winchester, Douglas County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Douglas County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Winchester, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 478 miles [769.3 km] to the Southwest

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Kentucky

Clark County

Our profile page for Winchester, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 486 miles [782.1 km] to the South Southeast

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Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Winchester, East Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 953 miles [1,533.7 km] to the South

Saint James Parish

Our profile page for Winchester, Saint James Parish
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Saint James Parish, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Manitoba

Our profile page for Winchester
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Maryland

Allegany County

Our profile page for Winchester, Allegany County   [Map]
Distance: About 594 miles [956 km] to the East Southeast

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Winchester, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 722 miles [1,161.9 km] to the East Southeast

Cecil County

Our profile page for Winchester, Cecil County   [Map]
Distance: About 726 miles [1,168.4 km] to the East Southeast

Garrett County

Our profile page for Winchester, Garrett County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Garrett County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Massachusetts

Middlesex County

Our profile page for Winchester, Middlesex County   [Map]
Distance: About 886 miles [1,425.9 km] to the East

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Michigan

Mecosta County

Our profile page for Winchester, Mecosta County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Mecosta County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Monroe County

Our profile page for Winchester, Monroe County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Monroe County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Mississippi

Wayne County

Our profile page for Winchester, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 868 miles [1,396.9 km] to the South

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Missouri

Clark County

Our profile page for Winchester, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 307 miles [494.1 km] to the South Southwest

New Madrid County

Our profile page for Winchester, New Madrid County
Although located in New Madrid County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Saint Louis County

Our profile page for Winchester, Saint Louis County   [Map]
Distance: About 399 miles [642.1 km] to the South Southwest

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Nevada

Clark County

Our profile page for Winchester, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,494 miles [2,404.4 km] to the West Southwest

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New Hampshire

Cheshire County

Our profile page for Winchester, Cheshire County   [Map]
Distance: About 820 miles [1,319.7 km] to the East

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New York

Erie County

Our profile page for Winchester, Erie County   [Map]
Distance: About 502 miles [807.9 km] to the East

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North Carolina

Union County

Our profile page for Winchester, Union County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Union County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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North Dakota

Emmons County

Our profile page for Winchester, Emmons County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Emmons County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ohio

Adams County

Our profile page for Winchester, Adams County   [Map]
Distance: About 445 miles [716.2 km] to the Southeast

Champaign County

Our profile page for Winchester, Champaign County
This community is historic.
Although located in Champaign County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Greene County

Our profile page for Winchester, Greene County
This community is historic.
Although located in Greene County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Jackson County

Our profile page for Winchester, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 478 miles [769.3 km] to the Southeast

Richland County

Our profile page for Winchester, Richland County
This community is historic.
Although located in Richland County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Oklahoma

Okmulgee County

Our profile page for Winchester, Okmulgee County   [Map]
Distance: About 697 miles [1,121.7 km] to the Southwest

Woods County

Our profile page for Winchester, Woods County   [Map]
Distance: About 728 miles [1,171.6 km] to the Southwest

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Ontario

Our profile page for Winchester
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Oregon

Douglas County

Our profile page for Winchester, Douglas County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,718 miles [2,764.9 km] to the West

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Tennessee

Franklin County

Our profile page for Winchester, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 636 miles [1,023.5 km] to the South Southeast

Johnson County

Our profile page for Winchester, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 636 miles [1,023.5 km] to the Southeast

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Texas

Fayette County

Our profile page for Winchester, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,080 miles [1,738.1 km] to the South Southwest

Harris County

Our profile page for Winchester, Harris County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,073 miles [1,726.8 km] to the South Southwest

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Virginia

Frederick County

Our profile page for Winchester, Frederick County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Frederick County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Winchester City

Our profile page for Winchester, Winchester City   [Map]
Distance: About 641 miles [1,031.6 km] to the East Southeast

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Washington

Grant County

Our profile page for Winchester, Grant County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,501 miles [2,415.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Wyoming

Washakie County

Our profile page for Winchester, Washakie County   [Map]
Distance: About 965 miles [1,553 km] to the West

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Communities Located Internationally

Just a reminder: Our measurements are based on the Great Circle Route. See footnote <3>


England   [Map]

Distance: About 3,847 miles [6,191.1 km] to the Northeast

Jamaica   [Map]

Distance: About 1,950 miles [3,138.2 km] to the South Southeast

New Zealand   [Map]

Distance: About 8,641 miles [13,906.3 km] to the West Southwest

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   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North of Winchester   [Map]
Greenville   -   9 miles [14.5 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 Southwest   [Map]
Island Beach   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Leonards Point   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Rainbow Beach   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Red Banks   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Shangri La Point   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Sunrise Bay   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Sunset Point   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]

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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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Winchester. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Winchester) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winchester. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1986, Longitude: -88.6648     [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 315.102 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.419 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.401 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Winchester, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Winchester could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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