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Welcome to Fern ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Fern has a population of 154 people<3> (see below for details).

Fern is 1,320 feet [402 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Fern: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fern had an population of 154 people. This is a decrease of 3.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Fern had a population of 159 people. This makes Fern the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 159 people, the population of Fern increased 3.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 153 people).

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

Communities near Fern ...

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

  • Iron Mountain [Dickinson County]
  • Kingsford [Dickinson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsford
    • Kingsford [Dickinson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Fern
    • 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<7>
  • Florence [Florence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
    • Florence [Florence County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Fern
    • 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
  • Niagara [Marinette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niagara
    • Niagara [Marinette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Fern
    • 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) ...
    • Crystal Falls [Iron County]
    • Aurora [Florence County]
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      • Aurora [Florence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Fern
      • 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
    • Caspian [Iron County]
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      • Caspian [Iron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Fern
      • Estimated population in 2019: 845 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caspian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caspian
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caspian<7>
    • Dunbar [Marinette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunbar
      • Dunbar [Marinette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Fern
      • Estimated population in 2019: 621 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunbar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunbar
    • Goodman [Marinette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodman
      • Goodman [Marinette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Fern
      • 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
    • Armstrong Creek [Forest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armstrong Creek
      • Armstrong Creek [Forest County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Fern
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fern ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Florence County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fern. 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 Fern.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fern - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fern) 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 Fern. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fern

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fern. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8416, Longitude: -88.3643       In this case, the coordinates for Fern have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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