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Welcome to Iron River ...

Iron River is located in Bayfield County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Iron River: Iron Riv.

Iron River is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Iron River to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Iron River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Iron River - they are located in Alberta and Michigan.

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

Communities near Iron River ...

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

  • Lake Nebagamon [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Nebagamon
    • Lake Nebagamon [Douglas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Iron River
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,064 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Nebagamon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Nebagamon
  • Barnes [Bayfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnes
    • Barnes [Bayfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Iron River
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 791 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnes
  • Maple [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple
    • Maple [Douglas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Iron River
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 771 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple
  • Barksdale [Bayfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barksdale
    • Barksdale [Bayfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Iron River
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 741 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barksdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barksdale
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Eileen [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eileen
      • Eileen [Bayfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Iron River
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 703 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eileen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eileen
    • Brule [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brule
      • Brule [Douglas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Iron River
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 681 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brule have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brule
    • Poplar [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar
      • Poplar [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Iron River
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 613 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar
    • Washburn [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washburn
      • Washburn [Bayfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Iron River
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 543 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washburn
    • Oulu [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oulu
      • Oulu [Bayfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Iron River
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oulu have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oulu
    • Drummond [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drummond
      • Drummond [Bayfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Iron River
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 465 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drummond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drummond

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Iron River ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bayfield County: www.bayfieldcounty.org/

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 Bayfield, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Iron River - 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- Iron River) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Iron River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5644, Longitude: -91.4082       In this case, the coordinates for Iron River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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