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Town of Anson, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Anson ...

The Town of Anson is located in Chippewa County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, the Town of Anson has a population of 2,126 people<1> (see below for details).

Anson is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Anson: (715) and (534)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Anson had a population of 2,076 people. This makes Anson the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Anson represents 0.04% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 433rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,076 people, the population of Anson increased 10.37% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,881 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Anson had an population of 2,126 people. This is an increase of 2.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.02% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Anson ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Anson and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Altoona   [Map]   7,489   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bloomer   [Map]   3,509   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Chippewa Falls   [Map]   14,084   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Eau Claire   [Map]   68,339   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   5,916   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lake Hallie   [Map]   6,650   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anson. We make it easy 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 Anson. 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 Anson.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Anson:

Search for Local Businesses ...

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If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

The official website for Chippewa County: www.co.chippewa.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 Anson.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Anson.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Anson. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anson) 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 Anson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Anson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0205, Longitude: -91.2699     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Anson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Anson.