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Welcome to Edson ...

The Town of Edson is located in Chippewa County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Edson has a population of 1,132 people<3> (see below for details).

Edson is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Edson: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Edson had an population of 1,132 people. This is an increase of 3.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Edson had a population of 1,089 people. This makes Edson the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Edson represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 806th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,089 people, the population of Edson increased 12.73% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 966 people).

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

Communities near Edson ...

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

  • Chippewa Falls [Chippewa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chippewa Falls
    • Chippewa Falls [Chippewa County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Edson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,366 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chippewa Falls
  • Lake Hallie [Chippewa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Hallie
    • Lake Hallie [Chippewa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Edson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,747 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Hallie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Hallie
  • Lafayette [Chippewa County]
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    • Lafayette [Chippewa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Edson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,025 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lafayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
  • Stanley [Chippewa County]
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    • Stanley [Chippewa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Edson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,711 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Seymour [Eau Claire County]
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      • Seymour [Eau Claire County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Edson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,361 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seymour have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seymour
    • Eagle Point [Chippewa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Point
      • Eagle Point [Chippewa County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Edson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,196 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Point
    • Anson [Chippewa County]
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      • Anson [Chippewa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Edson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,165 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anson
    • Bridge Creek [Eau Claire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridge Creek
      • Bridge Creek [Eau Claire County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Edson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,083 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridge Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridge Creek
    • Thorp [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thorp
      • Thorp [Clark County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Edson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,611 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thorp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thorp
    • Augusta [Eau Claire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Augusta
      • Augusta [Eau Claire County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Edson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,525 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Augusta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Augusta

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Chippewa County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chippewa County: www.co.chippewa.wi.us/

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 Chippewa, 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 Edson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Edson - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Edson) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Edson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Edson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8958, Longitude: -91.0224       In this case, the coordinates for Edson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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