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Welcome to North Star ...

North Star is located in Portage County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for North Star: N. Star

North Star is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for North Star: (715) & (534)<4>

Communities Also Named North Star ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named North Star: This one is located in Portage County and the other is located in Crawford County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 14 communities that are also named North Star - they are located in Alberta, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Delaware, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for North Star.

Communities near North Star ...

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

  • Stevens Point [Portage County]
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    • Stevens Point [Portage County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of North Star
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,949 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stevens Point
  • Weston [Marathon County]
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    • Weston [Marathon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of North Star
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,165 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
  • Plover [Portage County]
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    • Plover [Portage County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of North Star
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,252 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plover
  • Kronenwetter [Marathon County]
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    • Kronenwetter [Marathon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of North Star
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,143 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hull [Portage County]
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      • Hull [Portage County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of North Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,513 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hull have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hull
    • Mosinee [Marathon County]
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      • Mosinee [Marathon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of North Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,195 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mosinee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stockton [Portage County]
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      • Stockton [Portage County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of North Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,007 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Knowlton [Marathon County]
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      • Knowlton [Marathon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of North Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,027 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knowlton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knowlton
    • Ringle [Marathon County]
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      • Ringle [Marathon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of North Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,743 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ringle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ringle
    • Whiting [Portage County]
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      • Whiting [Portage County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of North Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whiting have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whiting

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Portage County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Portage County: www.co.portage.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 Portage, 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 North Star - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- North Star) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Star. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6175, Longitude: -89.4226       In this case, the coordinates for North Star have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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