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Town of Port Edwards, Wisconsin

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The location of Town of Port Edwards

Welcome to Port Edwards ...

The Town of Port Edwards is located in Wood County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Port Edwards: Prt. Edwards

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Port Edwards has a population of 1,359 people<2> (see below for details).

Port Edwards is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Port Edwards had a population of 1,427 people. This makes Port Edwards the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Port Edwards represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 619th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,427 people, the population of Port Edwards decreased 1.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,446 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Port Edwards had an population of 1,359 people. This is a decrease of 4.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.02% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Edwards.

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 Port Edwards. 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 Port Edwards. 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 Port Edwards.

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

Communities near Port Edwards ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Wisconsin Rapids   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Port Edwards

Town of Grand Rapids   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Port Edwards

Town of Saratoga   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the East (E) of Port Edwards

Town of Rome   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Port Edwards

Located in Adams County

Nekoosa   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Port Edwards

Town of Necedah   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the South (S) of Port Edwards

Located in Juneau County

Town of Grant   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the East (E) of Port Edwards

Located in Portage County

Port Edwards   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Port Edwards

Town of Strongs Prairie   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the South (S) of Port Edwards

Located in Adams County

Town of Seneca   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the North (N) of Port Edwards

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Wood County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wood County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Port Edwards.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Edwards - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Port Edwards) 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 Port Edwards. 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 Port Edwards

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Edwards. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2852, Longitude: -89.9796     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Port Edwards have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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