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Welcome to Prentice ...

The village of Prentice is located in Price County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Prentice has a population of 612 people<2> (see below for details).

Prentice is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Prentice: (715) and (534)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Prentice had a population of 660 people. This makes Prentice the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Prentice represents 0.01% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1262nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 660 people, the population of Prentice increased 5.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 626 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Prentice had an population of 612 people. This is a decrease of 7.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.24% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Prentice ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Elk   [Map]   945   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kennan   [Map]   335   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Knox   [Map]   331   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ogema   [Map]   685   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Phillips   [Map]   1,361   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rib Lake   [Map]   843   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Prentice ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Prentice - they are located in Illinois, Ohio (2) and Pennsylvania.

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

See 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 Prentice. 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 Prentice. 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 Prentice.

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

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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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Prentice.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Prentice - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Prentice) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Prentice. 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 Prentice

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prentice. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5416, Longitude: -90.2882     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Prentice have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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