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Welcome to Belle Plaine ...

The Town of Belle Plaine is located in Shawano County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Belle Plaine has a population of 1,827 people<1> (see below for details).

Belle Plaine is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Belle Plaine had a population of 1,855 people. This makes Belle Plaine the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Belle Plaine represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 477th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,855 people, the population of Belle Plaine has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,867 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Belle Plaine had an population of 1,827 people. This is a decrease of 1.51% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.14% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Belle Plaine.

Communities near Belle Plaine ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Belle Plaine and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Angelica   [Map]   1,760   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bonduel   [Map]   1,427   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clintonville   [Map]   4,360   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Larrabee   [Map]   1,359   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lebanon   [Map]   1,643   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Marion   [Map]   1,199   W   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

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 Belle Plaine. 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 Belle Plaine. 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 Belle Plaine.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Shawano County: www.co.shawano.wi.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Belle Plaine.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Belle Plaine - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Belle Plaine. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Belle Plaine) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Belle Plaine. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Belle Plaine

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belle Plaine. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7272, Longitude: -88.6676     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Belle Plaine have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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