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Welcome to Crandon ...

The city of Crandon is located in Forest County<1> and is the County Seat for Forest County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Crandon has a population of 1,800 people<3> (see below for details).

Crandon is 1,620 feet [494 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Crandon: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Crandon had an population of 1,800 people. This is a decrease of 6.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Crandon had a population of 1,920 people (or 20.64% of the total population of Forest County). This makes Crandon the county's most populous community.

The population of Crandon represents 0.03% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 464th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,920 people, the population of Crandon decreased 2.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,961 people).

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

Communities Also Named Crandon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Crandon - they are located in Maryland, South Dakota and Virginia.

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

Communities near Crandon ...

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

  • Three Lakes [Oneida County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Lakes
    • Three Lakes [Oneida County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Crandon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,114 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Lakes
  • Elcho [Langlade County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elcho have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elcho
    • Elcho [Langlade County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Crandon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,201 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elcho
  • Laona [Forest County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Laona
    • Laona [Forest County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Crandon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,194 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laona
  • Wabeno [Forest County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wabeno have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wabeno
    • Wabeno [Forest County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Crandon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,155 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wabeno
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nashville [Forest County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nashville
      • Nashville [Forest County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Crandon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,029 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashville
    • Stella [Oneida County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stella have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stella
      • Stella [Oneida County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Crandon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 645 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stella
    • Crandon [Forest County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Crandon
      • Crandon [Forest County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Crandon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 644 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crandon
    • Argonne [Forest County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argonne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argonne
      • Argonne [Forest County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Crandon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 506 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argonne
    • Ainsworth [Langlade County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ainsworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ainsworth
      • Ainsworth [Langlade County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Crandon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 457 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ainsworth
    • Langlade [Langlade County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Langlade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Langlade
      • Langlade [Langlade County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Crandon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 456 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langlade

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Crandon. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Crandon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crandon ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Crandon. 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 Crandon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crandon - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Crandon) 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 Crandon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crandon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crandon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5700, Longitude: -88.8973       In this case, the coordinates for Crandon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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