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Welcome to Port Edwards ...

The village of Port Edwards is located in Wood County.

A typical abbreviation for Port Edwards: Prt. Edwards

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Port Edwards has a population of 1,778 people<1> (see below for details).

Port Edwards is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Port Edwards: (715) and (534)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Edwards had a population of 1,818 people. This makes Port Edwards the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Port Edwards represents 0.03% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 485th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,818 people, the population of Port Edwards decreased 6.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,944 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Port Edwards had an population of 1,778 people. This is a decrease of 2.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.54% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Port Edwards ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Carson   [Map]   1,323   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Grand Rapids   [Map]   7,417   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Grant   [Map]   1,953   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Plover   [Map]   1,628   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Plover   [Map]   12,772   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Port Edwards   [Map]   1,362   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Port Edwards. We make it easy to see an overhead 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:

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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: www.co.wood.wi.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Port Edwards.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Edwards - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Port Edwards. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port Edwards

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Edwards. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3466, Longitude: -89.8465     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Port Edwards have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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