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Town of Plover, Wisconsin
(Portage County)

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The location of Town of Plover

Welcome to Plover ...

The Town of Plover is located in Portage County.

The location of Plover has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Plover has a population of 1,628 people<2> (see below for details).

Plover is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Plover: (715) & (534)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Plover had a population of 1,701 people. This makes Plover the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Plover represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 515th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,701 people, the population of Plover decreased 29.57% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,415 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Plover had an population of 1,628 people. This is a decrease of 4.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 32.59% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Plover ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Plover and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Grand Rapids   [Map]   7,417   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Grant   [Map]   1,953   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hull   [Map]   5,435   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Nekoosa   [Map]   2,429   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Port Edwards   [Map]   1,778   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Saratoga   [Map]   4,966   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Plover.

Communities Also Named Plover ...

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

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Plover. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Plover. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Plover.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Plover:

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Plover.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<5>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- Plover) 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 Plover. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Plover

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4336, Longitude: -89.5718     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Plover have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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