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Introduction ...

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

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Around Wood ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Wausau. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northeast of Wood. Wausau has a population of 38,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Stevens Point. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the east of Wood and has a population of 26,400 people.

For comparison, Wood has a population of 760 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Grand Rapids   [Map]   7,427   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hull   [Map]   5,428   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Kronenwetter   [Map]   7,619   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Marshfield   [Map]   18,467   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mauston   [Map]   4,375   S   46 miles [74 km]
Medford   [Map]   4,337   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mosinee   [Map]   4,012   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Plover   [Map]   12,552   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rib Mountain   [Map]   6,931   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Rothschild   [Map]   5,347   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Saratoga   [Map]   4,976   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sparta   [Map]   9,695   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Tomah   [Map]   9,405   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Weston   [Map]   15,092   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Wisconsin Rapids   [Map]   17,887   E   17 miles [27.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Arpin   [Map]   906   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Arpin   [Map]   320   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bakerville   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cameron   [Map]   480   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cary   [Map]   403   W   5 miles [8 km]
Cranmoor   [Map]   163   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dexter   [Map]   347   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hansen   [Map]   653   E   5 miles [8 km]
Hiles   [Map]   165   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pittsville   [Map]   839   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Richfield   [Map]   1,589   N   5 miles [8 km]
Rock   [Map]   1,593   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Seneca   [Map]   1,072   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sherwood   [Map]   217   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Vesper   [Map]   554   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Wood County ...

Wood is located in Wood County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wood County: Adams, Clark, Jackson, Juneau, Marathon & Portage.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wood ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marshfield Muni.(ICAO: KMFI)   [Map]   MFI   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
South Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   ESE   16 miles [25.7 km]
South Wood Co. Airport(ICAO: KISW)   [Map]   ISW   ESE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Neillsville Muni.   [Map]   VIQ   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Necedah Airport   [Map]   DAF   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Stevens Pt. Muni.(ICAO: KSTE)   [Map]   STE   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   CWA   NE   31 miles [49.9 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 Wood.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wood. 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   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   SSE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Rochester Intl. (RST/KRST)   [Map]   RST   WSW   123 miles [197.9 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   SE   153 miles [246.2 km]
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]   MSP   WNW   153 miles [246.2 km]
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   SSE   165 miles [265.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
La Crosse Muni.(LSE/KLSE)   [Map]   LSE   SW   68 miles [109.4 km]
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   E   81 miles [130.4 km]
Rhinelander Airport(RHI/KRHI)   [Map]   RHI   NNE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Austin Straubel Intl.(GRB/KGRB)   [Map]   GRB   E   99 miles [159.3 km]
Eagle River Union Airport (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]   EGV   NNE   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marshfield Muni.(ICAO: KMFI)   [Map]   MFI   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
South Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   ESE   16 miles [25.7 km]
South Wood Co. Airport(ICAO: KISW)   [Map]   ISW   ESE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Neillsville Muni.   [Map]   VIQ   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Necedah Airport   [Map]   DAF   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Stevens Pt. Muni.(ICAO: KSTE)   [Map]   STE   E   30 miles [48.3 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
 
Eagle River Union Airport   (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]
        Website for Eagle River Union Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Marshfield Muni.   (ICAO: KMFI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Wood Co. Airport   (ICAO: KISW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Stevens Pt. Muni.   (ICAO: KSTE)   [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
 
Wausau Muni.   (AUW/KAUW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Taylor Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMDZ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport   (CMY/KCMY)   [Map]
        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
 
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.   (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]
        Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul 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
 
La Crosse Muni.   (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]
        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
 
Rhinelander Airport   (RHI/KRHI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Austin Straubel Intl.   (GRB/KGRB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Wood County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wood County: www.co.wood.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 Wood.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4722, Longitude: -90.1421     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wood 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 Wood), 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 Wood.