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Welcome to Fence ...

The Town of Fence is located in Florence County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Fence has a population of 185 people<3> (see below for details).

Fence is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Fence, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Fence: (715) & (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fence had an population of 185 people. This is a decrease of 3.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.91% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Fence had a population of 192 people. This makes Fence the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 192 people, the population of Fence decreased 16.88% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 231 people).

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

Communities near Fence ...

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

  • Florence [Florence County]
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    • Florence [Florence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Fence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,943 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
  • Laona [Forest County]
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    • Laona [Forest County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Fence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,194 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laona
  • Aurora [Florence County]
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    • Aurora [Florence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Fence
    • 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.
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  • Goodman [Marinette County]
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    • Goodman [Marinette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Fence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 606 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodman
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Argonne [Forest County]
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      • Argonne [Forest County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Fence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 506 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argonne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argonne
    • Armstrong Creek [Forest County]
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      • Armstrong Creek [Forest County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Fence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armstrong Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armstrong Creek
    • Commonwealth [Florence County]
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      • Commonwealth [Florence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Fence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 388 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Commonwealth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Commonwealth
    • Homestead [Florence County]
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      • Homestead [Florence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Fence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 329 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homestead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homestead
    • Blackwell [Forest County]
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      • Blackwell [Forest County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Fence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 319 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackwell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackwell
    • Fern [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fern
      • Fern [Florence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Fence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 154 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fern have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fern

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fence ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Florence County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Florence County: www.florencewisconsin.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 Florence, 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 Fence.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fence - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fence) 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 Fence. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fence

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7622, Longitude: -88.5293       In this case, the coordinates for Fence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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