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Welcome to Alvin ...

The Town of Alvin is located in Forest County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Alvin has a population of 153 people<3> (see below for details).

Alvin is 1,700 feet [518 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Alvin, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Alvin: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alvin had an population of 153 people. This is a decrease of 2.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Alvin had a population of 157 people. This makes Alvin the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 157 people, the population of Alvin decreased 15.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 186 people).

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

Communities near Alvin ...

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

  • Iron River [Iron County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron River
    • Iron River [Iron County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Alvin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,829 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iron River<7>
  • Three Lakes [Oneida County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Lakes
    • Three Lakes [Oneida County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Alvin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,114 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Lakes
  • Washington [Vilas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
    • Washington [Vilas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Alvin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,493 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
  • Phelps [Vilas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phelps have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phelps
    • Phelps [Vilas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Alvin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,259 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phelps
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stambaugh [Iron County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stambaugh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stambaugh
      • Stambaugh [Iron County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Alvin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stambaugh
    • Caspian [Iron County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caspian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caspian
      • Caspian [Iron County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Alvin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 845 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caspian
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caspian<7>
    • Argonne [Forest County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argonne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argonne
      • Argonne [Forest County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Alvin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 506 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argonne
    • Gaastra [Iron County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaastra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaastra
      • Gaastra [Iron County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Alvin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 325 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaastra
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaastra<7>
    • Hiles [Forest County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hiles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hiles
      • Hiles [Forest County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Alvin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 308 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiles
    • Mineral Hills [Iron County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral Hills
      • Mineral Hills [Iron County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Alvin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral Hills

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 Alvin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alvin.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alvin. 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 Alvin.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alvin ...

Looking for more information about Alvin? 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 Alvin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alvin.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Forest, 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 Alvin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alvin - 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 from Point A (ie- Alvin) 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 Alvin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alvin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alvin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.9650, Longitude: -88.8221       In this case, the coordinates for Alvin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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