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Welcome to Grant ...

The Town of Grant is located in Portage County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Grant has a population of 1,976 people<3> (see below for details).

Grant is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grant had an population of 1,976 people. This is an increase of 3.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Grant had a population of 1,906 people. This makes Grant the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Grant represents 0.03% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 466th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,906 people, the population of Grant decreased 5.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,020 people).

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

Communities Also Named Grant ...

While we believe that this Grant is located in Portage County, we know of another 5 Wisconsin communities named Grant. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clark, Dunn, Monroe, Rusk and Shawano County.

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

Communities near Grant ...

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

  • Stevens Point [Portage County]
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    • Stevens Point [Portage County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Grant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,949 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stevens Point
  • Wisconsin Rapids [Wood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wisconsin Rapids
    • Wisconsin Rapids [Wood County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Grant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,555 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wisconsin Rapids
  • Plover [Portage County]
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    • Plover [Portage County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Grant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,252 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plover
  • Grand Rapids [Wood County]
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    • Grand Rapids [Wood County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Grant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,361 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Rapids have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Rapids
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hull [Portage County]
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      • Hull [Portage County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Grant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,513 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hull have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Saratoga [Wood County]
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      • Saratoga [Wood County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Grant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,928 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saratoga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saratoga
    • Stockton [Portage County]
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      • Stockton [Portage County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Grant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,007 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rome [Adams County]
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      • Rome [Adams County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Grant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,784 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rome have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rome
    • Nekoosa [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nekoosa
      • Nekoosa [Wood County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Grant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,391 people
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    • Port Edwards [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Edwards
      • Port Edwards [Wood County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Grant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,752 people
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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 Grant. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grant.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Portage County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Portage County: www.co.portage.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 Portage, 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 Grant.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grant - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Grant) 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 Grant. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GrantOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3386, Longitude: -89.6737       In this case, the coordinates for Grant have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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