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The location of Town of Carson









Welcome to Carson ...

The Town of Carson is located in Portage County.

The location of Carson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Carson refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Carsonite<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Carson has a population of 1,323 people<3> (see below for details).

Carson is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Carson: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Carson had a population of 1,305 people. This makes Carson the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Carson represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 674th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,305 people, the population of Carson has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,299 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Carson had an population of 1,323 people. This is an increase of 1.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.85% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Carson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Carson and not the distance if you drove.<6>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Grand Rapids   [Map]   7,417   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hull   [Map]   5,435   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mosinee   [Map]   2,190   N   18 miles [29 km]
Mosinee   [Map]   4,002   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Nekoosa   [Map]   2,429   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Plover   [Map]   12,772   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Carson. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Carson. 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 Carson.

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

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About Portage County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Portage County: www.co.portage.wi.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Carson refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Carson may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Carson.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carson) 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 Carson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Carson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5611, Longitude: -89.7373     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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