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Welcome to Perkinstown ...

Perkinstown is located in Taylor County<1>.

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

Perkinstown is 1,470 feet [448 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Perkinstown: (715) and (534)<4>

Communities near Perkinstown ...

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

  • Medford [Taylor County]
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    • Medford [Taylor County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Perkinstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,267 people
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  • Medford [Taylor County]
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    • Medford [Taylor County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Perkinstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,562 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Medford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Thorp [Clark County]
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    • Thorp [Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Perkinstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,604 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thorp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Little Black [Taylor County]
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    • Little Black [Taylor County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Perkinstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,112 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Black have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Withee [Clark County]
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      • Withee [Clark County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Perkinstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 974 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Withee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mayville [Clark County]
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      • Mayville [Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Perkinstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 954 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Holway [Taylor County]
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      • Holway [Taylor County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Perkinstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 953 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Owen [Clark County]
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      • Owen [Clark County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Perkinstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 925 people
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    • Browning [Taylor County]
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      • Browning [Taylor County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Perkinstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 910 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Browning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dorchester [Clark County]
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      • Dorchester [Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Perkinstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 864 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dorchester 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 Perkinstown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Perkinstown.

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

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

Adding Perkinstown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Taylor County: www.taylor-county.com/

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 Taylor, 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 Perkinstown - 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- Perkinstown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Perkinstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2041, Longitude: -90.6149       In this case, the coordinates for Perkinstown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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