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Welcome to Popple River ...

The Town of Popple River is located in Forest County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Popple River: Popple Riv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Popple River has a population of 43 people<3> (see below for details).

Popple River is 1,580 feet [482 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Popple River: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Popple River had an population of 43 people. This is a decrease of 2.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 45.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Popple River had a population of 44 people. This makes Popple River the county's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 44 people, the population of Popple River decreased 44.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 79 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Popple River.

Communities near Popple River ...

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

  • Iron River [Iron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron River
    • Iron River [Iron County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Popple River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,829 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iron River<7>
  • Three Lakes [Oneida County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Lakes
    • Three Lakes [Oneida County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Popple River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,114 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Lakes
  • Florence [Florence County]
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    • Florence [Florence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Popple River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,943 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
  • Crandon [Forest County]
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    • Crandon [Forest County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Popple River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,800 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crandon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crandon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stambaugh [Iron County]
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      • Stambaugh [Iron County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Popple River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stambaugh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Laona [Forest County]
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      • Laona [Forest County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Popple River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,194 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laona
    • Caspian [Iron County]
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      • Caspian [Iron County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Popple River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 845 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caspian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caspian
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caspian<7>
    • Argonne [Forest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argonne
      • Argonne [Forest County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Popple River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 506 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argonne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argonne
    • Armstrong Creek [Forest County]
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      • Armstrong Creek [Forest County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Popple River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armstrong Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armstrong Creek
    • Gaastra [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaastra
      • Gaastra [Iron County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Popple River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 325 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaastra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaastra
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaastra<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Popple River ...

Looking for more information about Popple River? 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 Popple River, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Popple River.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Forest County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Forest, 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 Popple River.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Popple River - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Popple River) 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 Popple River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Popple River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Popple River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8313, Longitude: -88.7246       In this case, the coordinates for Popple River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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