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Introduction ...

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

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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 99,600 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 from Woodcrest Heights and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Crystal Lake (IL)   [Map]   40,339   S   46 miles [74 km]
Waukegan (IL)   [Map]   88,182   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Beloit   [Map]   36,757   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Brookfield   [Map]   38,016   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Franklin   [Map]   36,131   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   36,858   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Janesville   [Map]   64,159   W   46 miles [74 km]
Menomonee Falls   [Map]   36,769   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
New Berlin   [Map]   39,803   N   5 miles [8 km]
Oak Creek   [Map]   35,881   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Racine   [Map]   77,571   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Waukesha   [Map]   72,363   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wauwatosa   [Map]   47,945   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
West Allis   [Map]   60,087   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
West Bend   [Map]   31,702   N   36 miles [57.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Big Bend   [Map]   1,316   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Caldwell   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Durham   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Greendale   [Map]   14,211   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hales Corners   [Map]   7,674   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]   7,820   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Muskego   [Map]   24,882   E   Less than 2 miles
Norway   [Map]   8,091   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Vernon   [Map]   7,649   W   5 miles [8 km]
Vernon   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Waterford   [Map]   6,449   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Waukesha   [Map]   8,814   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 new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Woodcrest Heights.

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 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 Woodcrest Heights ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Waukesha Co. Airport (ICAO: KUES)   [Map]   UES   NNW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
East Troy Muni.    [Map]   57C   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Capitol Airport(ICAO: K02C)   [Map]   02C   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Burlington Muni.(ICAO: KBUU)   [Map]   BUU   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sylvania Airport   [Map]   C89   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport(MWC/KMWC)   [Map]   MWC   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
John H. Batten Airport (RAC/KRAC)   [Map]   RAC   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 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 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)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   WNW   62 miles [99.8 km]
O'Hare Intl. (ORD/KORD)   [Map]   ORD   S   63 miles [101.4 km]
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   SW   68 miles [109.4 km]
Midway Intl. (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]   MDW   SSE   78 miles [125.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

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

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Waukesha Co. Airport (ICAO: KUES)   [Map]   UES   NNW   11 miles [17.7 km]
East Troy Muni.    [Map]   57C   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Capitol Airport(ICAO: K02C)   [Map]   02C   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Burlington Muni.(ICAO: KBUU)   [Map]   BUU   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sylvania Airport   [Map]   C89   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport(MWC/KMWC)   [Map]   MWC   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
John H. Batten Airport (RAC/KRAC)   [Map]   RAC   ESE   18 miles [29 km]
Grand Geneva Resort Airport(IATA:XES)   [Map]   C02   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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
        Website for Dane County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Austin Straubel Intl.   (GRB/KGRB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waukesha Co. Airport   (ICAO: KUES)   [Map]
        Website for Waukesha County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Capitol Airport   (ICAO: K02C)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Burlington Muni.   (ICAO: KBUU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport   (MWC/KMWC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John H. Batten Airport   (RAC/KRAC)   [Map]
        Website for John H. Batten Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
        Website for O'Hare International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kenosha Rgnl.   (ICAO: KENW)   [Map]
        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
 
Midway Intl.   (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
        Website for Midway International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gerald R. Ford Intl.   (GRR/KGRR)   [Map]
        Website for Gerald R. Ford International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chicago Exec.   (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]
        Website for Chicago Executive Airport
        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
 
Muskegon Co. Airport   (MKG/KMKG)   [Map]
        Website for Muskegon County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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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 that starts in Woodcrest Heights. 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 that we are using 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>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 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Woodcrest Heights.