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Welcome to Blackwell ...

The Town of Blackwell is located in Forest County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Blackwell has a population of 319 people<3> (see below for details).

Blackwell is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Blackwell, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Blackwell: (715) & (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blackwell had an population of 319 people. This is a decrease of 3.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.07% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Blackwell had a population of 332 people. This makes Blackwell the county's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 332 people, the population of Blackwell decreased 4.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 347 people).

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

Communities near Blackwell ...

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

  • Crandon [Forest County]
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    • Crandon [Forest County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Blackwell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,800 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crandon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crandon
  • Laona [Forest County]
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    • Laona [Forest County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Blackwell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,194 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laona
  • Wabeno [Forest County]
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    • Wabeno [Forest County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Blackwell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wabeno have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Townsend [Oconto County]
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    • Townsend [Oconto County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Blackwell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 991 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Townsend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Townsend
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lincoln [Forest County]
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      • Lincoln [Forest County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Blackwell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 913 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lakewood [Oconto County]
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      • Lakewood [Oconto County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Blackwell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 835 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dunbar [Marinette County]
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      • Dunbar [Marinette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Blackwell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 621 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunbar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Goodman [Marinette County]
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      • Goodman [Marinette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Blackwell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 606 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Athelstane [Marinette County]
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      • Athelstane [Marinette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Blackwell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 502 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athelstane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Silver Cliff [Marinette County]
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      • Silver Cliff [Marinette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Blackwell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 493 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Cliff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Cliff

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blackwell ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Forest County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Forest, 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 Blackwell.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blackwell - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blackwell) 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 Blackwell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blackwell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blackwell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5500, Longitude: -88.5259       In this case, the coordinates for Blackwell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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