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Welcome to Hiles ...

The Town of Hiles is located in Forest County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Hiles has a population of 308 people<3> (see below for details).

Hiles is 1,650 feet [503 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Hiles: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hiles had an population of 308 people. This is a decrease of 0.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Hiles had a population of 311 people. This makes Hiles the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 311 people, the population of Hiles decreased 23.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 404 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hiles ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Hiles: This one is located in Forest County and the other is located in Wood County.

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

Communities near Hiles ...

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

  • Lincoln [Vilas County]
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    • Lincoln [Vilas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Hiles
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,501 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
  • Three Lakes [Oneida County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Lakes
    • Three Lakes [Oneida County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Hiles
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,114 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Lakes
  • Crandon [Forest County]
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    • Crandon [Forest County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Hiles
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,800 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crandon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crandon
  • Sugar Camp [Oneida County]
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    • Sugar Camp [Oneida County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Hiles
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,636 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Camp
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Eagle River [Vilas County]
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      • Eagle River [Vilas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Hiles
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,592 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle River
    • Washington [Vilas County]
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      • Washington [Vilas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Hiles
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,493 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Phelps [Vilas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phelps
      • Phelps [Vilas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Hiles
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,259 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phelps have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phelps
    • Lincoln [Forest County]
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      • Lincoln [Forest County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Hiles
      • Estimated population in 2019: 913 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
    • Stella [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stella
      • Stella [Oneida County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Hiles
      • Estimated population in 2019: 645 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stella have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stella
    • Crandon [Forest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crandon
      • Crandon [Forest County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Hiles
      • Estimated population in 2019: 644 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crandon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crandon

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hiles ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Forest, 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 Hiles.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hiles - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hiles) 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 Hiles. 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 Hiles

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hiles. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8038, Longitude: -88.9810       In this case, the coordinates for Hiles have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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