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The location of Barron









Welcome to Barron ...

The city of Barron is located in Barron County and is the County Seat for Barron County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Barron has a population of 3,318 people<2> (see below for details).

Barron is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Barron had a population of 3,423 people (which is 7.46% of the total population of Barron County). This makes Barron the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Barron represents 0.06% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 257th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,423 people, the population of Barron increased 5.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,248 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Barron had an population of 3,318 people. This is a decrease of 3.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.16% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Barron ...

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 Barron and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Cameron   [Map]   1,784   E   5 miles [8 km]
Chetek   [Map]   1,615   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Chetek   [Map]   2,150   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cumberland   [Map]   2,119   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lakeland   [Map]   960   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Maple Grove   [Map]   973   S   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Barron ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Barron - they are located in Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oregon and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Barron.

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 Barron. 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 Barron. 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 Barron.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barron ...

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

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About Barron County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Barron County: www.co.barron.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 Barron.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barron - 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- Barron) 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 Barron. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Barron

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barron. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4005, Longitude: -91.8466     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Barron have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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