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1890 Communities Near Wingra Park ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Wingra Park in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Wingra Park.

Ashton   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 107 people
 - Ashton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Basco   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wingra Park
 - Basco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burke   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Burke had a post office and railroad service
 
Cottage Grove   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 166 people (with 6,939 people in 2017)
 - Cottage Grove had a post office and railroad service
 
Cross Plains   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 371 people (with 4,241 people in 2017)
 - Cross Plains had a post office and railroad service
 
Darwin   (Dane County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Darwin was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wingra Park
 - Darwin had railroad service and no post office
 
Door Creek   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Door Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fitchburg   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Wingra Park
 - Fitchburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Hope   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Wingra Park
 - Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Klevenville   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Wingra Park
 - Klevenville had a post office and railroad service
 
Lakeview   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Lakeview had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 13,426 people (with 255,214 people in 2017)
 - Madison had a post office and railroad service
 
Mendota   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 627 people
 - Mendota had a post office and railroad service
 
Middleton   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 324 people (with 19,660 people in 2017)
 - Middleton had a post office and railroad service
 
Norway Grove   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Norway Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oregon   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 595 people (with 10,390 people in 2017)
 - Oregon had a post office and railroad service
 
Paoli   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Paoli had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pheasant Branch   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 105 people
 - Pheasant Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Bluff   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 114 people
 - Pine Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riley   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wingra Park
 - Riley had a post office and railroad service
 
Springfield Corners   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wingra Park
 - Springfield Corners had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sun Prairie   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 704 people (with 32,894 people in 2017)
 - Sun Prairie had a post office and railroad service
 
Syene   (Dane County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Syene was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wingra Park
 - Syene had railroad service and no post office
 
Verona   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 13,107 people in 2017)
 - Verona had a post office and railroad service
 
Vilas   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Wingra Park
 - Vilas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waunakee   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 312 people (with 13,755 people in 2017)
 - Waunakee had a post office and railroad service
 
West Middleton   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Wingra Park
 - West Middleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Windsor   (Dane County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wingra Park
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 7,057 people in 2017)
 - Windsor had a post office and railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Dane County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Dane County: www.co.dane.wi.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>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 Wingra Park, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wingra Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0628, Longitude: -89.4165     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wingra Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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