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Welcome to Pokegama ...

Pokegama is located in Douglas County<1>.

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

Pokegama is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Pokegama: (715) & (534)<4>

Communities Also Named Pokegama ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Pokegama - they are located in Minnesota and Oregon.

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

Communities near Pokegama ...

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

  • Duluth [Saint Louis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duluth
    • Duluth [Saint Louis County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Pokegama
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,773 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duluth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duluth<6>
  • Superior [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Superior
    • Superior [Douglas County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Pokegama
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Superior
  • Cloquet [Carlton County]
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    • Cloquet [Carlton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Pokegama
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,014 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloquet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cloquet<6>
  • Hermantown [Saint Louis County]
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    • Hermantown [Saint Louis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Pokegama
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,504 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermantown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermantown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Proctor [Saint Louis County]
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      • Proctor [Saint Louis County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Pokegama
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,006 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Proctor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Proctor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Proctor<6>
    • Superior [Douglas County]
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      • Superior [Douglas County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Pokegama
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Superior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Superior
    • Parkland [Douglas County]
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      • Parkland [Douglas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Pokegama
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,253 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland
    • Amnicon [Douglas County]
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      • Amnicon [Douglas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Pokegama
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,196 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amnicon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amnicon
    • Oakland [Douglas County]
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      • Oakland [Douglas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Pokegama
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,177 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Hawthorne [Douglas County]
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      • Hawthorne [Douglas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Pokegama
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,157 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawthorne

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pokegama ...

Looking for more information about Pokegama? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Pokegama, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Pokegama.

Adding Pokegama to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Douglas County: www.douglascountywi.org/

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 Douglas, 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 Pokegama - 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 '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- Pokegama) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pokegama. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6469, Longitude: -92.1463       In this case, the coordinates for Pokegama have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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