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Welcome to Hurley ...

The city of Hurley is located in Iron County<1> (at the time of its founding, Hurley was located in Ashland County) and is the County Seat for Iron County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hurley has a population of 1,428 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Hurley is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Area codes for Hurley: (715) & (534)<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hurley had an population of 1,428 people. This is a decrease of 7.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hurley had a population of 1,547 people (which is 26.15% of the total population of Iron County). This makes Hurley the county's most populous community.

The population of Hurley represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 562nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,547 people, the population of Hurley decreased 14.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,818 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hurley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Hurley - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Hurley ...

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

  • Bessemer [Gogebic County]
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    • Bessemer [Gogebic County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Hurley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,687 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bessemer have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<7>
  • Wakefield [Gogebic County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wakefield
    • Wakefield [Gogebic County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Hurley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield<7>
  • Mercer [Iron County]
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    • Mercer [Iron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Hurley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,387 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mercer have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mercer
  • Kimball [Iron County]
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    • Kimball [Iron County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Hurley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kimball have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kimball
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saxon [Iron County]
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      • Saxon [Iron County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Hurley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 318 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saxon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saxon
    • Oma [Iron County]
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      • Oma [Iron County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Hurley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 285 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oma have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oma
    • Knight [Iron County]
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      • Knight [Iron County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Hurley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knight have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knight
    • Carey [Iron County]
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      • Carey [Iron County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Hurley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 166 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carey have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carey
    • Pence [Iron County]
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      • Pence [Iron County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Hurley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pence have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pence
    • Gurney [Iron County]
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      • Gurney [Iron County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Hurley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 159 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gurney have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gurney

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hurley. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hurley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hurley ...

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

Adding Hurley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hurley 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 Hurley was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Hurley on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hurley. 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 Iron, 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 Hurley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hurley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Hurley) 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 Hurley. 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 HurleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hurley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4498, Longitude: -90.1860    
<6>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.
<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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