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Welcome to Huron ...

Huron is located in Chippewa County.

The location of Huron has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Huron refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Huronite<2>

Huron is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Huron: (715) and (534)<4>

Communities near Huron ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Huron and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Anson   [Map]   2,135   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cadott   [Map]   1,428   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cornell   [Map]   1,419   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Eagle Point   [Map]   3,128   W   18 miles [29 km]
Edson   [Map]   1,117   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lake Holcombe   [Map]   1,063   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Huron ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Huron - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan (3), Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Huron. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Huron. 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 Huron.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Huron:

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About Chippewa County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chippewa County: www.co.chippewa.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Huron refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Huron may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Huron - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Huron) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Huron. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1194, Longitude: -90.9826     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Huron have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Huron.

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