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Welcome to Hurley ...

The city of Hurley is located in Iron County (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 2017, Hurley has a population of 1,441 people<1> (see below for details).

Hurley is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<2>.

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).

Telephone area codes for Hurley: (715) & (534)<3>

Population Details ...

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 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 (that had a count of 1,818 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hurley had an population of 1,441 people. This is a decrease of 6.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.74% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Hurley ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hurley and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bessemer (MI)   [Map]   1,761   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Wakefield (MI)   [Map]   1,699   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Carey   [Map]   158   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gurney   [Map]   155   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kimball   [Map]   485   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Knight   [Map]   205   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hurley. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hurley. Our list includes 12 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Hurley? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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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: www.wisconsin.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hurley.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hurley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Hurley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hurley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hurley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4441, Longitude: -90.1966     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hurley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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