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Welcome to Pelican Lake ...

Pelican Lake is located in Oneida County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Pelican Lake: Pelican Lk.

Pelican Lake is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Pelican Lake: (715) & (534)<4>

Communities Also Named Pelican Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Pelican Lake: This one is located in Oneida County and the other is located in Forest County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 4 communities that are also named Pelican Lake - they are located in Florida, Minnesota and Saskatchewan.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pelican Lake.

Communities near Pelican Lake ...

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

  • Rhinelander [Oneida County]
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    • Rhinelander [Oneida County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Pelican Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,637 people
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  • Pelican [Oneida County]
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    • Pelican [Oneida County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Pelican Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,769 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelican have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelican
  • Pine Lake [Oneida County]
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    • Pine Lake [Oneida County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Pelican Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,746 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Lake
  • Crescent [Oneida County]
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    • Crescent [Oneida County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Pelican Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,005 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crescent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Crandon [Forest County]
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      • Crandon [Forest County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Pelican Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,780 people
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    • Elcho [Langlade County]
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      • Elcho [Langlade County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Pelican Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,200 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elcho have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Nashville [Forest County]
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      • Nashville [Forest County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Pelican Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,023 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.
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    • Lincoln [Forest County]
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      • Lincoln [Forest County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Pelican Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 906 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.
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    • Neva [Langlade County]
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      • Neva [Langlade County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Pelican Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 874 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neva have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Harrison [Lincoln County]
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      • Harrison [Lincoln County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Pelican Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 808 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Pelican Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pelican Lake.

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

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

Adding Pelican Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Oneida County: www.co.oneida.wi.gov/

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 Oneida, 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 Pelican Lake - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pelican Lake) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pelican Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4994, Longitude: -89.1668       In this case, the coordinates for Pelican Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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