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Welcome to Mellen ...
The location of Mellen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Mellen has a population of 687 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Mellen.
Mellen is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Mellen lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Mellen: (715) and (534)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mellen had an population of 687 people. This is a decrease of 6.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.7% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mellen had a population of 731 people. This makes Mellen the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Mellen represents 0.01% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1168th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 731 people, the population of Mellen decreased 13.49% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 845 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mellen.
Communities Also Named Mellen ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Mellen - they are located in Utah and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mellen.
Communities near Mellen ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mellen.
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 Mellen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mellen.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mellen. 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 Mellen.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mellen. See our Newspapers Page for Mellen.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mellen ...
Looking for more information about Mellen? 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 Mellen, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mellen.
Adding Mellen to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Mellen 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 Mellen was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Mellen on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mellen on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mellen. 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/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022