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Town of Elcho, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Elcho ...

The Town of Elcho is located in Langlade County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, the Town of Elcho has a population of 1,198 people<1> (see below for details).

Elcho is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Elcho: (715) and (534)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Elcho had a population of 1,233 people (or 6.17% of the total population of Langlade County). This makes Elcho the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Elcho represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 715th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,233 people, the population of Elcho decreased 6.38% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,317 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Elcho had an population of 1,198 people. This is a decrease of 2.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.04% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Elcho ...

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

Community   2016
Antigo   [Map]   1,367   S   18 miles [29 km]
Antigo   [Map]   7,864   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Crandon   [Map]   1,860   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Crescent   [Map]   2,014   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   920   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Nashville   [Map]   1,034   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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 Elcho. 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 Elcho. 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 Elcho.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Elcho:

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) Elcho. 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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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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Elcho.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Elcho. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elcho) 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 Elcho. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Elcho

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elcho. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4222, Longitude: -89.1826     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elcho 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 Elcho.