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The location of Town of Apple River









Welcome to Apple River ...

The Town of Apple River is located in Polk County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Apple River: Apple Riv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Apple River has a population of 1,138 people<2> (see below for details).

Apple River is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Apple River: (715) & (534)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Apple River had a population of 1,146 people. This makes Apple River the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Apple River represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 756th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,146 people, the population of Apple River increased 7.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,067 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Apple River had an population of 1,138 people. This is a decrease of 0.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.65% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Apple River.

Communities near Apple River ...

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 Apple River and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Alden   [Map]   2,768   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Amery   [Map]   2,823   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Balsam Lake   [Map]   1,402   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cumberland   [Map]   2,119   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eureka   [Map]   1,642   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Garfield   [Map]   1,633   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

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 Apple River. 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 Apple River. 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 Apple River.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apple River ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.co.polk.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

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 Apple River.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Apple River - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Apple River) 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 Apple River. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Apple River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apple River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4319, Longitude: -92.3457     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Apple River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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