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Welcome to Armstrong Creek ...

Armstrong Creek is located in Forest County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Armstrong Creek: Armstrong Crk. (or less commonly used: Armstrong Ck. or Armstrong Cr.)

Armstrong Creek is 1,510 feet [460 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Armstrong Creek: (715) and (534)<4>

Communities near Armstrong Creek ...

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

  • Kingsford [Dickinson County]
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    • Kingsford [Dickinson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Armstrong Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,923 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingsford<6>
  • Fern [Florence County] - Historic
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    • Fern [Florence County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Armstrong Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fern have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Laona [Forest County]
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    • Laona [Forest County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Armstrong Creek
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  • Padus [Forest County]
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    • Padus [Forest County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Armstrong Creek
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Aurora [Florence County]
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      • Aurora [Florence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Armstrong Creek
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    • Florence [Florence County]
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      • Florence [Florence County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Armstrong Creek
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    • Tipler [Florence County]
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      • Tipler [Florence County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northwest of Armstrong Creek
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    • Iron Mountain [Dickinson County]
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      • Iron Mountain [Dickinson County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Armstrong Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,268 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iron Mountain<6>
    • Crandon [Forest County]
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      • Crandon [Forest County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the west of Armstrong Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,780 people
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    • Niagara [Marinette County]
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      • Niagara [Marinette County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the east of Armstrong Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,535 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niagara have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Armstrong Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Armstrong Creek.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Armstrong Creek ...

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

Adding Armstrong Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Armstrong Creek in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Armstrong Creek was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Armstrong Creek on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Forest County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Armstrong Creek. 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 Forest, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Armstrong Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Armstrong Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Armstrong Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6583, Longitude: -88.4462       In this case, the coordinates for Armstrong Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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