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Woodland Corner, Wisconsin

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Introduction ...

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How Far From Woodland Corner to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Woodland Corner to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Woodland Corner to:

  • Grantsburg [Map], which is the Seat of Burnett County, lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Woodland Corner to Grantsburg, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • Madison [Map], which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 253 miles [407.2 km] to the Southeast (SE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 10 days and walking would take 15 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 918 miles [1,477.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 36 days and walking would take 53 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,129 miles [9,863.7 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 6,885 miles [11,080.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,796 miles [7,718.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Woodland Corner ...

While the name Woodland Corner is unique within Wisconsin, we know of one more community in the United States.

Communities Outside of Wisconsin


Mississippi County

Our profile page for Woodland Corner, Mississippi County   [Map]
Distance: About 711 miles [1,144.2 km] to the South

Curious and Interesting Names Near Woodland Corner ...

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.

Cloverdale (MN)   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the West of Woodland Corner   [Map]
Cozy Corner   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Dairyland   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Gordon   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Kingsdale (MN)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Markville (MN)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Moose Junction   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Siren   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Yellow Lake   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Woodland Corner. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Woodland Corner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodland Corner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1433, Longitude: -92.2385     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodland Corner 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 Woodland Corner 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 317.56 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.48 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.753 degrees.

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