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Welcome to Anson ...

The Town of Anson is located in Chippewa County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Anson has a population of 2,165 people<3> (see below for details).

Anson is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Anson: (715) & (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Anson had an population of 2,165 people. This is an increase of 4.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.1% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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

Communities near Anson ...

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

  • Eau Claire [Eau Claire County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eau Claire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eau Claire
    • Eau Claire [Eau Claire County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Anson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 68,802 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eau Claire
  • Chippewa Falls [Chippewa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chippewa Falls
    • Chippewa Falls [Chippewa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Anson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,366 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chippewa Falls
  • Altoona [Eau Claire County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altoona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altoona
    • Altoona [Eau Claire County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Anson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,870 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
  • Washington [Eau Claire 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 [Eau Claire County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Anson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,671 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake Hallie [Chippewa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Hallie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Hallie
      • Lake Hallie [Chippewa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Anson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,747 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Hallie
    • Lafayette [Chippewa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lafayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lafayette
      • Lafayette [Chippewa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Anson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,025 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
    • Stanley [Chippewa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanley
      • Stanley [Chippewa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Anson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,711 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
    • Bloomer [Chippewa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomer
      • Bloomer [Chippewa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Anson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,505 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomer
    • Seymour [Eau Claire County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seymour have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seymour
      • Seymour [Eau Claire County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Anson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,361 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seymour
    • Wheaton [Chippewa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheaton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheaton
      • Wheaton [Chippewa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Anson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,828 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheaton

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Anson.

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

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About Chippewa County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Chippewa, 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 Anson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anson - 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 drawn 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 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       In this case, the coordinates for Anson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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