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Welcome to Jacobs ...

The Town of Jacobs is located in Ashland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Jacobs has a population of 692 people<3> (see below for details).

Jacobs is 1,590 feet [485 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jacobs had an population of 692 people. This is a decrease of 4.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Jacobs had a population of 722 people. This makes Jacobs the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Jacobs represents 0.01% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1183rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 722 people, the population of Jacobs decreased 13.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 835 people).

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

Communities near Jacobs ...

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

  • Park Falls [Price County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park Falls
    • Park Falls [Price County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Jacobs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,230 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Falls
  • Mercer [Iron County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mercer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mercer
    • Mercer [Iron County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Jacobs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,381 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mercer
  • Lake [Price County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake
    • Lake [Price County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Jacobs
    • Estimated population in 2015: 1,106 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake
  • Mellen [Ashland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mellen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mellen
    • Mellen [Ashland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Jacobs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 695 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mellen
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Eisenstein [Price County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eisenstein have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eisenstein
      • Eisenstein [Price County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Jacobs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 609 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eisenstein
    • Ashland [Ashland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Ashland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Jacobs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 581 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Morse [Ashland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morse
      • Morse [Ashland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Jacobs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 480 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morse
    • Agenda [Ashland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Agenda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agenda
      • Agenda [Ashland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Jacobs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 408 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agenda
    • Marengo [Ashland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marengo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marengo
      • Marengo [Ashland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Jacobs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 376 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marengo
    • Chippewa [Ashland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chippewa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chippewa
      • Chippewa [Ashland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Jacobs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 369 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chippewa

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jacobs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Ashland County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ashland County: www.co.ashland.wi.us/

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 Ashland, 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 Jacobs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jacobs - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jacobs) 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 Jacobs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jacobs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jacobs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1736, Longitude: -90.5071       In this case, the coordinates for Jacobs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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