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The location of Town of King













Welcome to King ...

The Town of King is located in Lincoln County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of King has a population of 845 people<2> (see below for details).

King is 1,490 feet [454 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for King: (715) and (534)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of King had a population of 855 people. This makes King the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of King represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1020th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 855 people, the population of King increased 1.54% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 842 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, King had an population of 845 people. This is a decrease of 1.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.36% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near King ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bradley   [Map]   2,369   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Crescent   [Map]   1,989   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hazelhurst   [Map]   1,251   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Merrill   [Map]   2,946   S   18 miles [29 km]
Newbold   [Map]   2,690   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Nokomis   [Map]   1,351   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

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 King. 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 King. 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 King.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Lincoln County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for King.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around King - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- King) 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 King. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of King

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in King. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5069, Longitude: -89.6149     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for King have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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