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The location of Zion

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Zion ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Green Bay. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northeast of Zion. Green Bay has a population of 105,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Appleton. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the northeast of Zion and has a population of 74,400 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 starting from Zion and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashwaubenon   [Map]   17,274   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Beaver Dam   [Map]   16,476   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bellevue   [Map]   15,524   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
De Pere   [Map]   24,893   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Fond du Lac   [Map]   42,951   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Grand Chute   [Map]   22,409   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Howard   [Map]   19,410   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Kaukauna   [Map]   15,900   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Manitowoc   [Map]   32,936   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Menasha   [Map]   18,790   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Menasha   [Map]   17,856   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Neenah   [Map]   25,914   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Oshkosh   [Map]   66,579   E   5 miles [8 km]
Sheboygan   [Map]   48,686   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
West Bend   [Map]   31,702   SE   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Algoma   [Map]   7,132   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Black Wolf   [Map]   2,435   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Black Wolf   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Eldorado   [Map]   1,443   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Nekimi   [Map]   1,491   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Nepeuskun   [Map]   723   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Omro   [Map]   2,215   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Omro   [Map]   3,556   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Oshkosh   [Map]   2,498   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rosendale   [Map]   689   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rushford   [Map]   1,574   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Utica   [Map]   1,326   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Vinland   [Map]   1,771   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Winneconne   [Map]   2,438   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Winneconne   [Map]   2,435   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Winnebago County ...

Zion is located in Winnebago County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Winnebago County: Calumet, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Outagamie, Waupaca & Waushara.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Zion ...

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.

Black Wolf   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast of Zion   [Map]
Eureka   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Harbor Springs   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Island Park   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Leonards Point   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Ring   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Rockaway Beach   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Shangri La Point   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Stony Beach   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Sunset Point   -   5 miles [8 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 Zion.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wittman Rgnl. (OSH/KOSH)   [Map]   OSH   E   5 miles [8 km]
Brennand Airport   [Map]   79C   NNE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fond du Lac Co. Airport(ICAO: KFLD)   [Map]   FLD   SSE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
New Holstein Muni.   [Map]   8D1   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Waupaca Muni.(ICAO: KPCZ)   [Map]   PCZ   NW   29 miles [46.7 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 Zion.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Zion. 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
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   SSW   68 miles [109.4 km]
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   CWA   NW   73 miles [117.5 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   SSE   82 miles [132 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Austin Straubel Intl.(GRB/KGRB)   [Map]   GRB   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wittman Rgnl. (OSH/KOSH)   [Map]   OSH   E   5 miles [8 km]
Brennand Airport   [Map]   79C   NNE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fond du Lac Co. Airport(ICAO: KFLD)   [Map]   FLD   SSE   17 miles [27.4 km]
New Holstein Muni.   [Map]   8D1   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Waupaca Muni.(ICAO: KPCZ)   [Map]   PCZ   NW   29 miles [46.7 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.

Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
        Website for Dane County Regional 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
 
Wittman Rgnl.   (OSH/KOSH)   [Map]
        Website for Wittman Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fond du Lac Co. Airport   (ICAO: KFLD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waupaca Muni.   (ICAO: KPCZ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wautoma Muni.   (ICAO: KY50)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dodge Co. Airport   (ICAO: KUNU)   [Map]
        Website for Dodge County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Clintonville Muni.   (ICAO: KCLI)   [Map]
        Website for Clintonville Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sheboygan County Meml.   (SBM/KSBM)   [Map]
        Website for Sheboygan County Memorial 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
 
West Bend Muni.   (ICAO: KETB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Manitowoc Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMTW)   [Map]
        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
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
        Website for O'Hare International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Midway Intl.   (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
        Website for Midway International Airport
        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
 
Austin Straubel Intl.   (GRB/KGRB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [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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About Winnebago County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Winnebago County: www.co.winnebago.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 Zion.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zion. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9969, Longitude: -88.6621     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Zion 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 Zion), 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 Zion.