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Welcome to Birch Creek ...

The Town of Birch Creek is located in Chippewa County<1>.

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Birch Creek has a population of 539 people<3> (see below for details).

Birch Creek is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Birch Creek: (715) & (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Birch Creek had an population of 539 people. This is an increase of 4.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Birch Creek had a population of 517 people. This makes Birch Creek the county's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 517 people, the population of Birch Creek has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 520 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Birch Creek.

Communities near Birch Creek ...

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

  • Bloomer [Chippewa County]
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    • Bloomer [Chippewa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Birch Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,508 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Eagle Point [Chippewa County]
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    • Eagle Point [Chippewa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Birch Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,179 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Ladysmith [Rusk County]
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    • Ladysmith [Rusk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Birch Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,054 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ladysmith have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Anson [Chippewa County]
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    • Anson [Chippewa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Birch Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,169 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chetek [Barron County]
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      • Chetek [Barron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Birch Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,618 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chetek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cornell [Chippewa County]
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      • Cornell [Chippewa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Birch Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bloomer [Chippewa County]
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      • Bloomer [Chippewa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Birch Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,103 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lake Holcombe [Chippewa County]
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      • Lake Holcombe [Chippewa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Birch Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,080 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Holcombe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Flambeau [Rusk County]
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      • Flambeau [Rusk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Birch Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,062 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flambeau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Woodmohr [Chippewa County]
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      • Woodmohr [Chippewa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Birch Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodmohr 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 Birch Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Birch Creek.

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chippewa County: www.co.chippewa.wi.us/

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 Chippewa, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Birch Creek.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Birch Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Birch Creek) 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 Birch Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Birch CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Birch Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2386, Longitude: -91.2213       In this case, the coordinates for Birch Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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