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Welcome to Crandon ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Crandon has a population of 1,806 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Crandon.
Crandon is 1,620 feet [494 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Crandon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Crandon: (715) & (534)<4>
The ZIP code for Crandon: 54520<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Crandon had an population of 1,806 people. This is a decrease of 5.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.9% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Crandon had a population of 1,920 people (which is 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 total 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 (with 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.
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.
Adding Crandon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Crandon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Crandon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Crandon on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Crandon on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022