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Welcome to Pound ...

The village of Pound is located in Marinette County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pound has a population of 360 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Pound.

Pound is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pound had an population of 360 people. This is a decrease of 4.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pound had a population of 377 people. This makes Pound the county's 25th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 377 people, the population of Pound increased 6.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 355 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pound.

Communities Also Named Pound ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Pound - they are located in Georgia and Virginia.

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

Communities near Pound ...

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

  • Marinette (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marinette
    • Marinette lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Pound and is located in Marinette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,466 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marinette
  • Oconto (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oconto
    • Oconto lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Pound and is located in Oconto County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oconto
  • Peshtigo (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peshtigo
    • Peshtigo lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Pound and is located in Marinette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,326 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peshtigo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peshtigo
  • Oconto Falls (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oconto Falls
    • Oconto Falls lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Pound and is located in Oconto County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,805 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oconto Falls
  • Gillett (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gillett
    • Gillett lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Pound and is located in Oconto County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,306 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gillett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gillett
  • Lake (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake
    • Lake lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Pound and is located in Marinette County
    • Estimated population in 2015: 1,136 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake
  • Crivitz (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crivitz
    • Crivitz lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Pound and is located in Marinette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 938 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crivitz have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crivitz
  • Armstrong (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armstrong
    • Armstrong lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Pound and is located in Oconto County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armstrong came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armstrong
  • Wausaukee (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wausaukee
    • Wausaukee lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Pound and is located in Marinette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 552 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wausaukee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wausaukee
  • Lena (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lena
    • Lena lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Pound and is located in Oconto County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 540 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lena

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pound ...

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

Adding Pound to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Pound on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

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

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

The official website for Marinette County: www.marinettecounty.com/

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 Marinette, 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 Pound.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pound - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Pound) 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 Pound. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PoundOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pound. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0958, Longitude: -88.0329       In this case, the coordinates for Pound have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.




 

 

 

 

 


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