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Welcome to Hewitt ...

The village of Hewitt is located in Wood County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hewitt has a population of 781 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Hewitt is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Hewitt: (715) & (534)<4>

The ZIP code for Hewitt: 54441<5>

Websites for Hewitt ...

Official Website: www.vi.hewitt.wi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hewitt had an population of 781 people. This is a decrease of 5.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hewitt had a population of 828 people. This makes Hewitt the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Hewitt represents 0.01% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1049th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 828 people, the population of Hewitt increased 23.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 670 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hewitt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Hewitt - they are located in California, Minnesota, New Brunswick, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Hewitt ...

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

  • Spencer [Marathon County]
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    • Spencer [Marathon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Hewitt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,865 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
  • Stratford [Marathon County]
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    • Stratford [Marathon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Hewitt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,571 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stratford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stratford
  • Pittsville [Wood County]
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    • Pittsville [Wood County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Hewitt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 820 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Auburndale [Wood County]
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    • Auburndale [Wood County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Hewitt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburndale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vesper [Wood County]
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      • Vesper [Wood County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Hewitt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vesper have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Junction City [Portage County]
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      • Junction City [Portage County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Hewitt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 439 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rudolph [Wood County]
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      • Rudolph [Wood County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Hewitt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rudolph have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Granton [Clark County]
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      • Granton [Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Hewitt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 343 people
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    • Unity [Marathon County]
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      • Unity [Marathon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Hewitt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 329 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unity have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Arpin [Wood County]
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      • Arpin [Wood County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Hewitt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arpin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Hewitt. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hewitt.

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

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

Adding Hewitt to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hewitt was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Wood County

About Wisconsin

The official website for Hewitt: www.vi.hewitt.wi.us/

The official website for Wood County: www.co.wood.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 Wood, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hewitt.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hewitt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Hewitt). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hewitt or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Hewitt) 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 Hewitt. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HewittOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hewitt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6461, Longitude: -90.0997    
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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