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Welcome to Almena ...

The village of Almena is located in Barron County<1>.

The location of Almena has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Almena has a population of 642 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Almena.

Almena is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Almena lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Almena: (715) & (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Almena had an population of 642 people. This is a decrease of 5.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Almena had a population of 677 people. This makes Almena the county's 25th most populous community.

The population of Almena represents 0.01% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1246th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 677 people, the population of Almena decreased 5.97% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 720 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Almena.

Communities Also Named Almena ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Almena - they are located in Kansas and Michigan.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Almena.

Communities near Almena ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Almena.

  • Rice Lake [Barron County]
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    • Rice Lake [Barron County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Almena
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,498 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rice Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rice Lake
  • Barron [Barron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barron
    • Barron [Barron County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Almena
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,235 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barron
  • Amery [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amery
    • Amery [Polk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Almena
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,799 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amery
  • Cumberland [Barron County]
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    • Cumberland [Barron County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Almena
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,097 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chetek [Barron County]
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      • Chetek [Barron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Almena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,094 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chetek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chetek
    • Cameron [Barron County]
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      • Cameron [Barron County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Almena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,798 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cameron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameron
    • Clear Lake [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clear Lake
      • Clear Lake [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Almena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,099 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clear Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clear Lake
    • Turtle Lake [Barron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turtle Lake
      • Turtle Lake [Barron County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Almena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turtle Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turtle Lake
    • Clayton [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
      • Clayton [Polk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Almena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 541 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
    • Prairie Farm [Barron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Farm
      • Prairie Farm [Barron County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Almena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 434 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Farm have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Farm

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Almena. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Almena.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Almena. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Almena.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Almena. See our Newspapers Page for Almena.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Almena ...

Looking for more information about Almena? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Almena, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Almena.

Adding Almena to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Almena in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Almena was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Almena on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Almena on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Barron County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Barron County: www.co.barron.wi.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Barron, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Almena.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Almena - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Almena) 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 Almena. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlmenaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Almena. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4144, Longitude: -92.0366       In this case, the coordinates for Almena have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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