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Welcome to Post Lake ...

Post Lake is located in Langlade County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Post Lake: Post Lk.

Post Lake is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Post Lake: (715) and (534)<3>

Communities near Post Lake ...

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

  • Pelican [Oneida County]
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    • Pelican [Oneida County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Post Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,769 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelican have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Crandon [Forest County]
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    • Crandon [Forest County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Post Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,780 people
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  • Antigo [Langlade County]
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    • Antigo [Langlade County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Post Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Antigo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Elcho [Langlade County]
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    • Elcho [Langlade County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Post Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,200 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elcho have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Nashville [Forest County]
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      • Nashville [Forest County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Post Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,023 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Polar [Langlade County]
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      • Polar [Langlade County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Post Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 957 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polar have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lincoln [Forest County]
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      • Lincoln [Forest County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Post Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 906 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Neva [Langlade County]
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      • Neva [Langlade County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Post Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 874 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neva have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Harrison [Lincoln County]
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      • Harrison [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Post Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 808 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrison have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stella [Oneida County]
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      • Stella [Oneida County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Post Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 649 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stella have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Post Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Post Lake.

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

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

Adding Post Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Langlade County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Langlade County: www.co.langlade.wi.us/

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 Langlade, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Post Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Post Lake) 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 Post Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Post LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Post Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4408, Longitude: -89.0804    
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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