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The location of York

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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 30 miles [48 km] to the northwest of York. Eau Claire has a population of 68,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is La Crosse. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the south of York and has a population of 52,100 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Winona (MN)   [Map]   27,139   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Altoona   [Map]   7,489   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Chippewa Falls   [Map]   14,084   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Holmen   [Map]   9,628   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   5,916   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lake Hallie   [Map]   6,650   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Marshfield   [Map]   18,467   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Menomonie   [Map]   16,464   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Onalaska   [Map]   5,786   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Onalaska   [Map]   18,697   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Shelby   [Map]   4,887   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Sparta   [Map]   9,695   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tomah   [Map]   9,405   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Washington   [Map]   7,444   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
West Salem   [Map]   4,967   S   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alma Center   [Map]   494   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Coral City   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Curran   [Map]   339   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Garden Valley   [Map]   425   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Garfield   [Map]   668   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hale   [Map]   1,073   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hixton   [Map]   656   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hixton   [Map]   423   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Northfield   [Map]   648   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Osseo   [Map]   1,696   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pigeon Falls   [Map]   414   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Pigeon   [Map]   926   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Sumner   [Map]   843   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Taylor   [Map]   472   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Whitehall   [Map]   1,606   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Jackson County ...

York is located in Jackson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jackson County: Clark, Eau Claire, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Trempealeau & Wood.

Curious and Interesting Names Near York ...

As we travel, we always see a community 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.

Blair   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South of York   [Map]
Coral City   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Disco   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Elk Creek   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Hay Creek   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Independence   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pigeon Falls   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pleasantville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Price   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

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
Black River Falls Area Airport   [Map]   BCK   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Neillsville Muni.   [Map]   VIQ   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Chippewa Valley Rgnl.(EAU/KEAU)   [Map]   EAU   NNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Winona Muni.(ONA/KONA)   [Map]   ONA   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport(CMY/KCMY)   [Map]   CMY   SSE   39 miles [62.8 km]
La Crosse Muni.(LSE/KLSE)   [Map]   LSE   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Durand Muni.   [Map]   WI25   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bloyer Fld.   [Map]   Y72   SE   46 miles [74 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
Rochester Intl. (RST/KRST)   [Map]   RST   WSW   76 miles [122.3 km]
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   CWA   ENE   76 miles [122.3 km]
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]   MSP   WNW   106 miles [170.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
La Crosse Muni.(LSE/KLSE)   [Map]   LSE   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Rhinelander Airport(RHI/KRHI)   [Map]   RHI   NE   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Black River Falls Area Airport   [Map]   BCK   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Neillsville Muni.   [Map]   VIQ   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Chippewa Valley Rgnl.(EAU/KEAU)   [Map]   EAU   NNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Winona Muni.(ONA/KONA)   [Map]   ONA   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport(CMY/KCMY)   [Map]   CMY   SSE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Durand Muni.   [Map]   WI25   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bloyer Fld.   [Map]   Y72   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Menomonie Muni.(ICAO: KLUM)   [Map]   LUM   NW   46 miles [74 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.

Rochester Intl.   (RST/KRST)   [Map]
        Website for Rochester International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
        Website for Central Wisconsin Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chippewa Valley Rgnl.   (EAU/KEAU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winona Muni.   (ONA/KONA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport   (CMY/KCMY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Menomonie Muni.   (ICAO: KLUM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Marshfield Muni.   (ICAO: KMFI)   [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
 
Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
        Website for Dane County Regional 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
 
Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
        Website for General Mitchell 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for York: www.townofyork.org/

The official website for Jackson County: www.co.jackson.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 from York. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- York) 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 York. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from York

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in York. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4500, Longitude: -91.1452     [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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for York.