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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around York ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Eau Claire. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the west of York. Eau Claire has a population of 68,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Wausau. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northeast of York and has a population of 38,700 people.

For comparison, York has a population of 880 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Altoona   [Map]   7,680   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Chippewa Falls   [Map]   14,035   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Grand Rapids   [Map]   7,417   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Kronenwetter   [Map]   7,736   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   5,935   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Lake Hallie   [Map]   6,716   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Marshfield   [Map]   18,405   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Plover   [Map]   12,772   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Rib Mountain   [Map]   6,887   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Sparta   [Map]   9,664   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Stevens Point   [Map]   26,293   E   46 miles [74 km]
Tomah   [Map]   9,369   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Washington   [Map]   7,519   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Weston   [Map]   15,167   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Wisconsin Rapids   [Map]   17,806   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaver   [Map]   885   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eaton   [Map]   707   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fremont   [Map]   1,284   E   5 miles [8 km]
Grant   [Map]   923   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Granton   [Map]   349   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   100   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   1,545   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Loyal   [Map]   832   N   5 miles [8 km]
Loyal   [Map]   1,238   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lynn   [Map]   883   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Neillsville   [Map]   2,416   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pine Valley   [Map]   1,170   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Seif   [Map]   170   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sherman   [Map]   911   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Weston   [Map]   692   W   5 miles [8 km]

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

Clark County ...

York is located in Clark County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Clark County: Chippewa, Eau Claire, Jackson, Marathon, Taylor & Wood.

Curious and Interesting Names Near York ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Neillsville Muni.   [Map]   VIQ   S   5 miles [8 km]
Marshfield Muni.(ICAO: KMFI)   [Map]   MFI   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Black River Falls Area Airport   [Map]   BCK   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Taylor Co. Airport(ICAO: KMDZ)   [Map]   MDZ   NNE   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 York.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from York. 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   ENE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Rochester Intl. (RST/KRST)   [Map]   RST   WSW   111 miles [178.6 km]
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   SSE   118 miles [189.9 km]
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]   MSP   W   134 miles [215.7 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   SE   174 miles [280 km]
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   SSE   183 miles [294.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
La Crosse Muni.(LSE/KLSE)   [Map]   LSE   SW   64 miles [103 km]
Rhinelander Airport(RHI/KRHI)   [Map]   RHI   NE   84 miles [135.2 km]
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   ESE   101 miles [162.5 km]
Eagle River Union Airport (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]   EGV   NNE   107 miles [172.2 km]
Austin Straubel Intl.(GRB/KGRB)   [Map]   GRB   E   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Neillsville Muni.   [Map]   VIQ   S   5 miles [8 km]
Marshfield Muni.(ICAO: KMFI)   [Map]   MFI   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Black River Falls Area Airport   [Map]   BCK   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Taylor Co. Airport(ICAO: KMDZ)   [Map]   MDZ   NNE   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
 
Rochester Intl.   (RST/KRST)   [Map]
        Website for Rochester International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Austin Straubel Intl.   (GRB/KGRB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Marshfield Muni.   (ICAO: KMFI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Taylor Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMDZ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Wood Co. Airport   (ICAO: KISW)   [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
 
Wausau Muni.   (AUW/KAUW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport   (CMY/KCMY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chippewa Valley Rgnl.   (EAU/KEAU)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
La Crosse Muni.   (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rhinelander Airport   (RHI/KRHI)   [Map]
        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
 
Eagle River Union Airport   (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]
        Website for Eagle River Union Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Clark County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clark County: www.co.clark.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 York.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in York. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- York) 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 York. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of York

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in York. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6436, Longitude: -90.5021     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for York 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 York), 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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