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Crandon, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Crandon ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Crandon has a population of 1,844 people<1> (see below for details).

Crandon is 1,620 feet [494 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Crandon: (715) & (534)<3>

Population Details ...

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 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 (which had a count of 1,961 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Crandon had an population of 1,844 people. This is a decrease of 3.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.97% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Crandon ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Crandon and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Ainsworth   [Map]   456   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Argonne   [Map]   500   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Crandon   [Map]   637   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Elcho   [Map]   1,196   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Langlade   [Map]   448   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Laona   [Map]   1,178   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

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 Crandon. 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 Crandon. 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 Crandon. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

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) Crandon. 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.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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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.

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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 Crandon.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Crandon. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crandon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crandon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5700, Longitude: -88.8973     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crandon 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 Crandon.


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