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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Worcester ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Merrill. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southeast of Worcester. Merrill has a population of 9,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Rhinelander. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the east of Worcester and has a population of 7,600 people.

For comparison, Worcester has a population of 1,500 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 Worcester and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Ironwood (MI)   [Map]   4,971   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Arbor Vitae   [Map]   3,347   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bradley   [Map]   2,369   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lac du Flambeau   [Map]   3,442   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Ladysmith   [Map]   3,154   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Medford   [Map]   2,563   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Medford   [Map]   4,300   S   41 miles [66 km]
Merrill   [Map]   2,946   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Minocqua   [Map]   4,388   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Newbold   [Map]   2,690   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Park Falls   [Map]   2,254   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pelican   [Map]   2,724   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Pine Lake   [Map]   2,691   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Saint Germain   [Map]   2,104   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Tomahawk   [Map]   3,178   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Catawba   [Map]   100   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eisenstein   [Map]   614   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Elk   [Map]   945   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Emery   [Map]   290   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fifield   [Map]   878   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fifield   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Flambeau   [Map]   476   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Georgetown   [Map]   159   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hackett   [Map]   164   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Harmony   [Map]   217   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Knox   [Map]   331   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Phillips   [Map]   1,361   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Prentice   [Map]   463   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Prentice   [Map]   612   S   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Price County ...

Worcester is located in Price County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Price County: Ashland, Iron, Lincoln, Oneida, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor & Vilas.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Worcester ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Price Co. Airport (ICAO: KPBH)   [Map]   PBH   WSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Park Falls Muni. (ICAO: KPKF)   [Map]   PKF   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Glidden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Tomahawk Rgnl. (ICAO: KTKV)   [Map]   TKV   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lakeland Airport(ARV/KARV)   [Map]   ARV   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Manitowish Waters Airport   [Map]   D25   NE   33 miles [53.1 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 Worcester.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Worcester. 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   SSE   73 miles [117.5 km]
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]   MSP   WSW   152 miles [244.6 km]
Rochester Intl. (RST/KRST)   [Map]   RST   SW   165 miles [265.5 km]
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   SSE   185 miles [297.7 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   SSE   226 miles [363.7 km]
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   SSE   251 miles [403.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Rhinelander Airport(RHI/KRHI)   [Map]   RHI   E   41 miles [66 km]
Eagle River Union Airport (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]   EGV   ENE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Gogebic - Iron Co. Airport (IWD/KIWD)   [Map]   IWD   N   55 miles [88.5 km]
Iron Co. Airport    [Map]   50D   E   100 miles [160.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Price Co. Airport (ICAO: KPBH)   [Map]   PBH   WSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Park Falls Muni. (ICAO: KPKF)   [Map]   PKF   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Glidden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Tomahawk Rgnl. (ICAO: KTKV)   [Map]   TKV   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lakeland Airport(ARV/KARV)   [Map]   ARV   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Manitowish Waters Airport   [Map]   D25   NE   33 miles [53.1 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
 
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.   (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]
        Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ford Airport   (ICAO: KIMT)   [Map]
        Website for Ford Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Duluth Intl.   (DLH/KDLH)   [Map]
        Website for Duluth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Price Co. Airport   (ICAO: KPBH)   [Map]
        Website for Price County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Park Falls Muni.   (ICAO: KPKF)   [Map]
        Website for Park Falls Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tomahawk Rgnl.   (ICAO: KTKV)   [Map]
        Website for Tomahawk Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lakeland Airport   (ARV/KARV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rusk Co. Airport   (ICAO: KRCX)   [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
 
Taylor Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMDZ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Merrill Muni.   (ICAO: KRRL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sawyer Co. Airport   (ICAO: KHYR)   [Map]
        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
 
Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
        Website for General Mitchell 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
 
Rhinelander Airport   (RHI/KRHI)   [Map]
        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
 
Gogebic - Iron Co. Airport   (IWD/KIWD)   [Map]
        Website for Gogebic - Iron County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Price County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Price County: www.co.price.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 Worcester.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Worcester. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Worcester

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Worcester. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7341, Longitude: -90.3182     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Worcester 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 Worcester), 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 Worcester.



 
 
 

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