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Welcome to Black River ...

Black River is located in Douglas County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Black River: Black Riv.

Black River is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Black River: (715) and (534)<4>

Communities Also Named Black River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Black River: This one is located in Douglas County and the other is located in Sheboygan County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 18 communities that are also named Black River - they are located in Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota, New Brunswick (3), New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia (3), Ontario and Washington.

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

Communities near Black River ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Black River.

  • Duluth [Saint Louis County]
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    • Duluth [Saint Louis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Black River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,618 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duluth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duluth<6>
  • Superior [Douglas County]
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    • Superior [Douglas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Black River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,977 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Superior
  • Cloquet [Carlton County]
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    • Cloquet [Carlton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Black River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,009 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cloquet<6>
  • Hermantown [Saint Louis County]
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    • Hermantown [Saint Louis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Black River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,637 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermantown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermantown<6>
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    • Proctor [Saint Louis County]
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      • Proctor [Saint Louis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Black River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,028 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Proctor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Proctor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Proctor<6>
    • Parkland [Douglas County]
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      • Parkland [Douglas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Black River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland
    • Amnicon [Douglas County]
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      • Amnicon [Douglas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Black River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,174 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amnicon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amnicon
    • Oakland [Douglas County]
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      • Oakland [Douglas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Black River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Hawthorne [Douglas County]
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      • Hawthorne [Douglas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Black River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,135 people
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    • Summit [Douglas County]
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      • Summit [Douglas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Black River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,083 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit

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 Black River. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Black River.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Black River ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Douglas County: www.douglascountywi.org/

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 Douglas, 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 Black River - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Black River) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Black River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5622, Longitude: -92.1474       In this case, the coordinates for Black River 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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