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Welcome to Pershing ...

The Town of Pershing is located in Taylor County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Pershing has a population of 175 people<3> (see below for details).

Pershing is 1,180 feet [360 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Pershing: (715) & (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pershing had an population of 175 people. This is a decrease of 2.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Pershing had a population of 180 people. This makes Pershing the county's 26th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 180 people, the population of Pershing has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 180 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pershing.

Communities near Pershing ...

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

  • Ladysmith [Rusk County]
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    • Ladysmith [Rusk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Pershing
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,054 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ladysmith have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Cornell [Chippewa County]
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    • Cornell [Chippewa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Pershing
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,400 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornell
  • Lake Holcombe [Chippewa County]
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    • Lake Holcombe [Chippewa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Pershing
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,080 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Holcombe 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Pershing
    • 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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    • Colburn [Chippewa County]
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      • Colburn [Chippewa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Pershing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 891 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colburn 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 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Pershing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 853 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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    • Grant [Rusk County]
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      • Grant [Rusk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Pershing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 818 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Arthur [Chippewa County]
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      • Arthur [Chippewa County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Pershing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 791 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arthur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arthur
    • Hammel [Taylor County]
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      • Hammel [Taylor County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Pershing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 708 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hammel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Marshall [Rusk County]
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      • Marshall [Rusk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Pershing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 687 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshall

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pershing. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pershing.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pershing - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pershing) 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 Pershing. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PershingOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pershing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2514, Longitude: -90.8601       In this case, the coordinates for Pershing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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