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Welcome to Laona ...

The Town of Laona is located in Forest County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Laona has a population of 1,194 people<3> (see below for details).

Laona is 1,570 feet [479 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Laona: (715) & (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Laona had an population of 1,194 people. This is a decrease of 1.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Laona had a population of 1,212 people (which is 13.03% of the total population of Forest County). This makes Laona the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Laona represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 728th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,212 people, the population of Laona decreased 11.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,367 people).

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

Communities near Laona ...

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

  • Crandon [Forest County]
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    • Crandon [Forest County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Laona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,800 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crandon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crandon
  • Wabeno [Forest County]
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    • Wabeno [Forest County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Laona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wabeno have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wabeno
  • Nashville [Forest County]
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    • Nashville [Forest County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Laona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,029 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashville
  • Townsend [Oconto County]
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    • Townsend [Oconto County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Laona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 991 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Townsend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Townsend
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lincoln [Forest County]
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      • Lincoln [Forest County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Laona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 913 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
    • Crandon [Forest County]
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      • Crandon [Forest County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Laona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 644 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crandon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crandon
    • Goodman [Marinette County]
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      • Goodman [Marinette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Laona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 606 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodman
    • Argonne [Forest County]
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      • Argonne [Forest County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Laona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 506 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argonne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argonne
    • Ainsworth [Langlade County]
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      • Ainsworth [Langlade County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Laona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 457 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ainsworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ainsworth
    • Armstrong Creek [Forest County]
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      • Armstrong Creek [Forest County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Laona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armstrong Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armstrong Creek

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Laona ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Forest County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Laona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5650, Longitude: -88.6976       In this case, the coordinates for Laona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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