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Town of Bone Lake, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Bone Lake ...

The Town of Bone Lake is located in Polk County.

A typical abbreviation for Bone Lake: Bone Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, the Town of Bone Lake has a population of 716 people<1> (see below for details).

Bone Lake is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Bone Lake: (715) and (534)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Bone Lake had a population of 717 people. This makes Bone Lake the county's 29th most populous community.

The population of Bone Lake represents 0.01% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1189th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 717 people, the population of Bone Lake has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 710 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Bone Lake had an population of 716 people. This is a decrease of 0.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.85% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bone Lake.

Communities near Bone Lake ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bone Lake and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Apple River   [Map]   1,138   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Balsam Lake   [Map]   1,400   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cumberland   [Map]   2,135   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Eureka   [Map]   1,632   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Garfield   [Map]   1,648   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   2,167   S   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Bone Lake. 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 Bone Lake. 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 Bone Lake.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bone Lake:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bone Lake ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found 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) Bone Lake. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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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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About Polk County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Bone Lake.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bone Lake - 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 Bone Lake.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Bone Lake. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bone Lake) 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 Bone Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Bone Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bone Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6005, Longitude: -92.3355     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bone Lake 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 Bone Lake.