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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Wyalusing to ...

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

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

  • Lancaster [Map], which is the Seat of Grant County, lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Wyalusing to Lancaster, 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 89 miles [143.2 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 785 miles [1,263.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 45 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,255 miles [10,066.4 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 7,002 miles [11,268.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,896 miles [7,879.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Wyalusing ...

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


Communities Outside of Wisconsin

Pennsylvania

Bradford County

Our profile page for Wyalusing, Bradford County   [Map]
Distance: About 763 miles [1,227.9 km] to the East

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Grant County: www.grantcounty.org/

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



Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wyalusing. 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 Wyalusing

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wyalusing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9435, Longitude: -91.1408     [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 Wyalusing 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 316.805 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.184 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.048 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wyalusing.