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Town of Anson, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Anson ...

The Town of Anson is located in Chippewa County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Anson has a population of 2,146 people<2> (see below for details).

Anson is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Anson: (715) & (534)<4>

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 total 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 (which had a count of 1,881 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Anson had an population of 2,146 people. This is an increase of 3.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.09% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Anson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Anson and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2018
Altoona   [Map]   7,794   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bloomer   [Map]   3,504   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Chippewa Falls   [Map]   14,180   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Eau Claire   [Map]   68,866   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   5,979   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lake Hallie   [Map]   6,697   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anson. 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 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:

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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 Anson.

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<3>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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<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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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 we use 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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