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Welcome to Park Falls ...

The city of Park Falls is located in Price County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Park Falls has a population of 2,229 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Park Falls.

Park Falls is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Park Falls: (715) & (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Park Falls had an population of 2,229 people. This is a decrease of 9.46% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Park Falls had a population of 2,462 people (which is 17.39% of the total population of Price County). This makes Park Falls the county's most populous community.

The population of Park Falls represents 0.04% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 359th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,462 people, the population of Park Falls decreased 11.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,793 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Park Falls.

Communities near Park Falls ...

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

  • Phillips [Price County]
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    • Phillips [Price County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Park Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,320 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillips have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillips
  • Lake [Price County]
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    • Lake [Price County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Park Falls
    • Estimated population in 2015: 1,106 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Butternut [Ashland County]
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    • Butternut [Ashland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Park Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 351 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butternut have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butternut
  • Kennedy [Price County]
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    • Kennedy [Price County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Park Falls
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lugerville [Price County]
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      • Lugerville [Price County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Park Falls
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    • Manitowish [Iron County]
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      • Manitowish [Iron County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Park Falls
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    • Lac du Flambeau [Vilas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lac du Flambeau
      • Lac du Flambeau [Vilas County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<6> to the east of Park Falls
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    • Catawba [Price County]
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      • Catawba [Price County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<6> to the south of Park Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 99 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catawba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catawba
    • Prentice [Price County]
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      • Prentice [Price County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<6> to the south of Park Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 597 people
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    • Kennan [Price County]
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      • Kennan [Price County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<6> to the south of Park Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 119 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennan

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Park Falls ...

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

Adding Park Falls to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Park Falls 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 Park Falls was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Park Falls on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Park Falls on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Price County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Price County: www.co.price.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 Price, 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 Park Falls.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Park Falls - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Park Falls) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Park Falls. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Park FallsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Park Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.9333, Longitude: -90.4460       In this case, the coordinates for Park Falls have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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