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Town of Alvin, Wisconsin

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The location of Town of Alvin

Welcome to Alvin ...

The Town of Alvin is located in Forest County.

The location of Alvin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Alvin has a population of 153 people<2> (see below for details).

Alvin is 1,700 feet [518 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Area codes for Alvin: (715) and (534)<4>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2018 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).

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

Communities near Alvin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alvin and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2018
Caspian (MI)   [Map]   850   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gaastra (MI)   [Map]   325   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Iron River (MI)   [Map]   2,839   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mineral Hills (MI)   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Stambaugh (MI)   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Argonne   [Map]   503   S   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alvin.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alvin. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alvin.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Forest County

About Wisconsin

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:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alvin.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alvin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alvin. 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 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alvin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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