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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Wrights Corners.

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How Far From Wrights Corners to ...

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

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

  • Whitehall [Map], which is the Seat of Trempealeau County, lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Wrights Corners to Whitehall, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • Madison [Map], which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 124 miles [199.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 825 miles [1,327.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 47 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,209 miles [9,992.4 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 6,959 miles [11,199.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,859 miles [7,819.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Wrights Corners ...

We have found 5 communities that share the name Wrights Corners.

While the name Wrights Corners is unique within Wisconsin, we know of another 5 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Wisconsin

Michigan

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Wrights Corners, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 351 miles [564.9 km] to the East Southeast

New York

Niagara County

Our profile page for Wrights Corners, Niagara County   [Map]
Distance: About 640 miles [1,030 km] to the East

Onondaga County

Our profile page for Wrights Corners, Onondaga County   [Map]
Distance: About 755 miles [1,215.1 km] to the East

Ontario

Our profile page for Wrights Corners
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Pennsylvania

McKean County

Our profile page for Wrights Corners, McKean County   [Map]
Distance: About 671 miles [1,079.9 km] to the East

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About Trempealeau County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Trempealeau County: www.tremplocounty.com/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wrights Corners. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0700, Longitude: -91.4610     [Map].

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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 Wrights Corners 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 317.03 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.594 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.913 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wrights Corners.