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Welcome to Florence ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Florence has a population of 1,943 people<3> (see below for details).

Florence is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Florence: (715) & (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Florence had an population of 1,943 people. This is a decrease of 2.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Florence had a population of 2,002 people (which is 45.26% of the total population of Florence County). This makes Florence the county's most populous community.

The population of Florence represents 0.04% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 447th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,002 people, the population of Florence decreased 13.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,319 people).

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

Communities Also Named Florence ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Florence - it's located in New York.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Florence.

Communities near Florence ...

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

  • Iron Mountain [Dickinson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron Mountain
    • Iron Mountain [Dickinson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Florence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,309 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iron Mountain<7>
  • Kingsford [Dickinson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsford
    • Kingsford [Dickinson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Florence
    • 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>
  • Iron River [Iron County]
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    • Iron River [Iron County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Florence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,829 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iron River<7>
  • Crystal Falls [Iron County]
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    • Stambaugh [Iron County]
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      • Stambaugh [Iron County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Florence
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stambaugh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Aurora [Florence County]
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      • Aurora [Florence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Florence
      • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Florence
      • 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>
    • Goodman [Marinette County]
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      • Goodman [Marinette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Florence
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Florence
      • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Florence
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Florence ...

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

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 Florence. 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 Florence.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Florence - 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 from Point A (ie- Florence) 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 Florence. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Florence

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Florence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.9158, Longitude: -88.3899       In this case, the coordinates for Florence 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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