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The location of Woodcrest Heights









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Woodcrest Heights.

This page contains six sections:

Around Woodcrest Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Milwaukee. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the northeast of Woodcrest Heights. Milwaukee has a population of 595,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kenosha. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the southeast of Woodcrest Heights and has a population of 99,900 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 Woodcrest Heights and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Crystal Lake (IL)   [Map]   40,421   S   46 miles [74 km]
Waukegan (IL)   [Map]   87,729   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Beloit   [Map]   36,773   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Brookfield   [Map]   38,045   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Franklin   [Map]   36,143   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   36,827   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Janesville   [Map]   64,359   W   46 miles [74 km]
Menomonee Falls   [Map]   37,443   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
New Berlin   [Map]   39,740   N   5 miles [8 km]
Oak Creek   [Map]   36,354   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Racine   [Map]   77,542   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Waukesha   [Map]   72,489   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wauwatosa   [Map]   48,277   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
West Allis   [Map]   59,934   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
West Bend   [Map]   31,596   N   36 miles [57.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Big Bend   [Map]   1,378   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Caldwell   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Durham   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Greendale   [Map]   14,159   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hales Corners   [Map]   7,642   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kneeland   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lake Beulah   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mukwonago   [Map]   7,947   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Muskego   [Map]   24,996   E   Less than 2 miles
Norway   [Map]   8,124   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Vernon   [Map]   7,661   W   5 miles [8 km]
Vernon   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Waterford   [Map]   6,471   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Waukesha   [Map]   8,802   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Wind Lake   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Waukesha County ...

Woodcrest Heights is located in Waukesha County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Waukesha County: Dodge, Jefferson, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth & Washington.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Woodcrest Heights ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Woodcrest Heights. 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 Woodcrest Heights. 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, attractions 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 Woodcrest Heights ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Waukesha Co. Airport  (ICAO: KUES)   [Map]   NNW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl.  (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
East Troy Muni.  (FAA ID: 57C)   [Map]   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Capitol Airport (ICAO: K02C)   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Burlington Muni. (ICAO: KBUU)   [Map]   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sylvania Airport (FAA ID: C89)   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport (MWC/KMWC)   [Map]   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
John H. Batten Airport  (RAC/KRAC)   [Map]   ESE   18 miles [29 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Woodcrest Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Woodcrest Heights. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Gen. Mitchell Intl.  (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dane County Rgnl.  (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   WNW   62 miles [99.8 km]
O'Hare Intl.  (ORD/KORD)   [Map]   S   63 miles [101.4 km]
Rockford Intl.  (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   SW   68 miles [109.4 km]
Midway Intl.  (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]   SSE   78 miles [125.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl. (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]   WSW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Chicago Exec.  (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]   SSE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Outagamie County Rgnl.  (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   N   96 miles [154.5 km]
Muskegon Co. Airport  (MKG/KMKG)   [Map]   E   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Waukesha Co. Airport  (ICAO: KUES)   [Map]   NNW   11 miles [17.7 km]
East Troy Muni.  (FAA ID: 57C)   [Map]   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Capitol Airport (ICAO: K02C)   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Burlington Muni. (ICAO: KBUU)   [Map]   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sylvania Airport (FAA ID: C89)   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport (MWC/KMWC)   [Map]   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
John H. Batten Airport  (RAC/KRAC)   [Map]   ESE   18 miles [29 km]
Grand Geneva Resort Airport (IATA: XES)   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 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.

Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
  Website for General Mitchell International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
  Website for Dane County Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Austin Straubel Intl.   (GRB/KGRB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waukesha Co. Airport   (ICAO: KUES)   [Map]
  Website for Waukesha County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Capitol Airport   (ICAO: K02C)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Burlington Muni.   (ICAO: KBUU)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport   (MWC/KMWC)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John H. Batten Airport   (RAC/KRAC)   [Map]
  Website for John H. Batten Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
  Website for O'Hare International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kenosha Rgnl.   (ICAO: KENW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rockford Intl.   (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
  Website for Rockford International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Midway Intl.   (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
  Website for Midway International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gerald R. Ford Intl.   (GRR/KGRR)   [Map]
  Website for Gerald R. Ford International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chicago Exec.   (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]
  Website for Chicago Executive Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Outagamie County Rgnl.   (ATW/KATW)   [Map]
  Website for Outagamie County Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Muskegon Co. Airport   (MKG/KMKG)   [Map]
  Website for Muskegon County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Waukesha County: www.waukeshacounty.gov/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://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 Woodcrest Heights.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodcrest Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8883, Longitude: -88.1459     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodcrest Heights 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Woodcrest Heights), 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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