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Welcome to Plover ...

The village of Plover is located in Portage County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Plover has a population of 13,136 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Plover is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Websites for Plover ...

Official Website: www.eplover.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Plover had an population of 13,136 people. This is an increase of 8.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Plover had a population of 12,123 people (or 17.31% of the total population of Portage County). This makes Plover the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Plover represents 0.21% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 69th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,123 people, the population of Plover increased 15.24% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 10,520 people).

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

Communities Also Named Plover ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Plover - they are located in Iowa, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Plover ...

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

  • Wisconsin Rapids [Wood County]
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    • Wisconsin Rapids [Wood County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Plover
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,555 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wisconsin Rapids
  • Grand Rapids [Wood County]
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    • Grand Rapids [Wood County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Plover
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,361 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Rapids have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Rapids
  • Hull [Portage County]
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    • Hull [Portage County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Plover
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,513 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hull have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hull
  • Saratoga [Wood County]
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    • Saratoga [Wood County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Plover
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,928 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saratoga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Farmington [Waupaca County]
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      • Farmington [Waupaca County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Plover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,848 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sharon [Portage County]
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      • Sharon [Portage County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Plover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,045 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sharon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Knowlton [Marathon County]
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      • Knowlton [Marathon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Plover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,027 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knowlton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Grant [Portage County]
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      • Grant [Portage County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Plover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,969 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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    • Port Edwards [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Edwards
      • Port Edwards [Wood County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Plover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,752 people
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    • Lanark [Portage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lanark
      • Lanark [Portage County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Plover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,575 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lanark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanark

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Plover.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Portage County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Plover: www.eplover.com/

The official website for Portage County: www.co.portage.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 Portage, 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 Plover.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plover - 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 'point-to-point' 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Plover. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PloverOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4625, Longitude: -89.5432       In this case, the coordinates for Plover have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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