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About Plum Lake (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Vilas County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: Plum Lk.

Time Zone: Plum Lake lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (534), (715)<1>

Elevation: 1,670 feet [509.02 m] above sea level<2>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Plum Lake)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<3>     502   (2.24% increase since 2010)  
2010:     491   (1.03% increase since 2000)
2000:     486

Total Area:<4>   98.7 sq. miles [255.6 km²]   - of which 12.01% is water (11.85 sq. miles [30.7 km²])

Housing Units:<5>   796

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Plum Lake:

Lat:   46.048300°   (or 46°2'53" N)

Lon:   -89.482400°   (or -89°28'56" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Star Lake<7>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Plum Lake

GNIS ID:   1583944

FIPS State / Place Code:   55 / 63625

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Plum Lake)


About Vilas County

The community of Eagle River is the County Seat for Vilas County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Vilas)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     22,153   (3.37% increase since 2010)  
2010     21,430   (1.89% increase since 2000)
2000:     21,033

Total Area:   1,017 sq. miles [2,636.2 km²]   - of which 15.84% is water (161.2 sq. miles [417.6 km²])

Housing Units:   25,116

Official Website:   www.co.vilas.wi.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Vilas

GNIS ID:   1581122

FIPS State / County Code:   55 / 125

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Plum Lake)


About Wisconsin

From the US Census

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     5,824,581   (2.42% increase since 2010)  
2010:     5,686,986   (6.03% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,363,675

Websites for State of Wisconsin

Official Website:   https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Tourism:   https://www.travelwisconsin.com/

Parks:   https://dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/

Fishing:   https://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Fishing/

Hunting:   https://dnr.wi.gov/topic/hunt/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Wisconsin

GNIS ID:   1779806

FIPS State:   55

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Plum Lake)

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About Vilas County

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The official website for Vilas County: www.co.vilas.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plum Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Plum Lake. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<5>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).
<6>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Plum Lake, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<7>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Plum Lake.




 

 

 


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