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Welcome to Grantsburg ...

The village of Grantsburg is located in Burnett County<1> and is the County Seat for Burnett County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grantsburg has a population of 1,281 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Grantsburg.

Grantsburg is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grantsburg had an population of 1,281 people. This is a decrease of 4.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grantsburg had a population of 1,341 people (or 8.68% of the total population of Burnett County). This makes Grantsburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Grantsburg represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 659th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,341 people, the population of Grantsburg decreased 2.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,369 people).

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

Adding Grantsburg to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Grantsburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Grantsburg elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Grantsburg on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Grantsburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Grantsburg - they are located in Illinois and Indiana.

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

Communities near Grantsburg ...

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

  • Rush City [Chisago County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rush City
    • Rush City [Chisago County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Grantsburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,218 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rush City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rush City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rush City<7>
  • Pine City [Pine County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine City
    • Pine City [Pine County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Grantsburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,146 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine City<7>
  • Hinckley [Pine County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinckley
    • Hinckley [Pine County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Grantsburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,928 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinckley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinckley<7>
  • Eureka [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka
    • Eureka [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Grantsburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,659 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eureka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rock Creek [Pine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Creek
      • Rock Creek [Pine County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Grantsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,652 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Creek<7>
    • Harris [Chisago County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harris
      • Harris [Chisago County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Grantsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,186 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harris<7>
    • Meenon [Burnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meenon
      • Meenon [Burnett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Grantsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,179 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meenon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meenon
    • Frederic [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frederic
      • Frederic [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Grantsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,089 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frederic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frederic
    • Luck [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luck
      • Luck [Polk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Grantsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,051 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luck
    • Siren [Burnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Siren
      • Siren [Burnett County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Grantsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 952 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Siren have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Siren

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grantsburg. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Grantsburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grantsburg ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Burnett County: www.burnettcounty.com/gov/

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 Burnett, 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 Grantsburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grantsburg - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Grantsburg) 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 Grantsburg. 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 Grantsburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grantsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7805, Longitude: -92.6846       In this case, the coordinates for Grantsburg 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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