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Eagle River, Wisconsin
Welcome to Eagle River ...
A typical abbreviation for Eagle River: Eagle Riv.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Eagle River has a population of 1,580 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Eagle River.
Eagle River is 1,640 feet [500 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Eagle River lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Eagle River: (715) and (534)<4>
The ZIP code for Eagle River: 54521<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eagle River had an population of 1,580 people. This is an increase of 13.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.49% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Eagle River had a population of 1,398 people (which is 6.52% of the total population of Vilas County). This makes Eagle River the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Eagle River represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 632nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,398 people, the population of Eagle River decreased 3.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,443 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Eagle River.
Communities Also Named Eagle River ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Eagle River - they are located in Alaska, Michigan, Newfoundland and Labrador and Ontario.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Eagle River.
Communities near Eagle River ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Eagle River.
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 Eagle River. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Eagle River.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Eagle River. 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 Eagle River.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Eagle River. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Eagle River.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eagle River ...
Looking for more information about Eagle River? 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 Eagle River, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Eagle River.
Adding Eagle River to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Eagle River 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 Eagle River was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Eagle River on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Eagle River. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Vilas County: www.co.vilas.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022