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Welcome to Anderson ...

The Town of Anderson is located in Iron County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Anderson has a population of 57 people<3> (see below for details).

Anderson is 1,720 feet [524 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Anderson: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Anderson had an population of 57 people. This is a decrease of 1.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Anderson had a population of 58 people. This makes Anderson the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 58 people, the population of Anderson decreased 4.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 61 people).

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

Communities Also Named Anderson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Anderson: This one is located in Iron County and the other is located in Burnett County.

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

Communities near Anderson ...

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

  • Ironwood [Gogebic County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ironwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ironwood
    • Ironwood [Gogebic County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,870 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ironwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ironwood<7>
  • Hurley [Iron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurley
    • Hurley [Iron County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurley
  • Sanborn [Ashland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanborn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sanborn
    • Sanborn [Ashland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanborn
  • White River [Ashland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White River
    • White River [Ashland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 910 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White River
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Montreal [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montreal
      • Montreal [Iron County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 753 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montreal
    • Mellen [Ashland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mellen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mellen
      • Mellen [Ashland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 695 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mellen
    • Jacobs [Ashland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacobs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacobs
      • Jacobs [Ashland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 692 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacobs
    • Ashland [Ashland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Ashland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 581 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Kimball [Iron County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kimball have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kimball
      • Kimball [Iron County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 492 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kimball
    • Morse [Ashland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morse
      • Morse [Ashland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 480 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morse

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anderson ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Iron County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anderson. 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 Iron, 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 Anderson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anderson - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anderson) 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 Anderson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anderson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anderson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3436, Longitude: -90.4657       In this case, the coordinates for Anderson 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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