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Barron, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Barron ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Barron has a population of 3,311 people<1> (see below for details).

Barron is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Barron: (715) & (534)<3>

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 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 2016 Census Estimates, Barron had an population of 3,311 people. This is a decrease of 3.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.94% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Barron ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Cameron   [Map]   1,791   E   5 miles [8 km]
Chetek   [Map]   1,623   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Chetek   [Map]   2,164   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cumberland   [Map]   2,135   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Maple Grove   [Map]   976   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Prairie Lake   [Map]   1,529   SE   7 miles [11.3 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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Barron. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Barron.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Barron. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Barron.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Barron. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 that we are using 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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Barron.