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Welcome to Dunbar ...

The Town of Dunbar is located in Marinette County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Dunbar has a population of 621 people<3> (see below for details).

Dunbar is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Dunbar (for example, toward Escanaba (MI)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dunbar had an population of 621 people. This is a decrease of 43.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 52.34% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Dunbar had a population of 1,094 people. This makes Dunbar the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Dunbar represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 803rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,094 people, the population of Dunbar decreased 16.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,303 people).

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

Communities near Dunbar ...

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

  • Iron Mountain [Dickinson County]
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    • Iron Mountain [Dickinson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Dunbar
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,309 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iron Mountain<6>
  • Kingsford [Dickinson County]
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    • Kingsford [Dickinson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Dunbar
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,951 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingsford<6>
  • Norway [Dickinson County]
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    • Norway [Dickinson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Dunbar
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,748 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norway<6>
  • Niagara [Marinette County]
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    • Niagara [Marinette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Dunbar
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,544 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niagara have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niagara
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wausaukee [Marinette County]
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      • Wausaukee [Marinette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Dunbar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,083 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wausaukee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wausaukee
    • Aurora [Florence County]
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      • Aurora [Florence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Dunbar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,007 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
    • Pembine [Marinette County]
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      • Pembine [Marinette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Dunbar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 888 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembine
    • Niagara [Marinette County]
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      • Niagara [Marinette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Dunbar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 850 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niagara have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niagara
    • Amberg [Marinette County]
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      • Amberg [Marinette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Dunbar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 717 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amberg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amberg
    • Beecher [Marinette County]
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      • Beecher [Marinette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Dunbar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 711 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beecher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beecher

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dunbar. See our Newspapers Page for Dunbar.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dunbar ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marinette County: www.marinettecounty.com/

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 Marinette, 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 Dunbar.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dunbar - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dunbar) 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 Dunbar. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dunbar

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dunbar. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6347, Longitude: -88.1498       In this case, the coordinates for Dunbar have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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