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Welcome to Presque Isle ...

The Town of Presque Isle is located in Vilas County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Presque Isle has a population of 614 people<3> (see below for details).

Presque Isle is 1,670 feet [509 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Presque Isle: (715) & (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Presque Isle had an population of 614 people. This is a decrease of 0.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Presque Isle had a population of 618 people. This makes Presque Isle the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Presque Isle represents 0.01% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1308th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 618 people, the population of Presque Isle increased 20.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 513 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Presque Isle.

Communities near Presque Isle ...

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

  • Lac du Flambeau [Vilas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lac du Flambeau
    • Lac du Flambeau [Vilas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Presque Isle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,517 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lac du Flambeau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lac du Flambeau
  • Arbor Vitae [Vilas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arbor Vitae
    • Arbor Vitae [Vilas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Presque Isle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,453 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arbor Vitae have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arbor Vitae
  • Boulder Junction [Vilas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boulder Junction
    • Boulder Junction [Vilas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Presque Isle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 971 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boulder Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boulder Junction
  • Manitowish Waters [Vilas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manitowish Waters
    • Manitowish Waters [Vilas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Presque Isle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 582 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manitowish Waters have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manitowish Waters
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Plum Lake [Vilas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum Lake
      • Plum Lake [Vilas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Presque Isle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 506 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plum Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum Lake
    • Winchester [Vilas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
      • Winchester [Vilas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Presque Isle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 402 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Oma [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oma
      • Oma [Iron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Presque Isle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 285 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oma
    • Katinka Village [Vilas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Katinka Village
      • Katinka Village [Vilas County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Presque Isle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Katinka Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Katinka Village
    • Manitowish Waters [Vilas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manitowish Waters
      • Manitowish Waters [Vilas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Presque Isle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manitowish Waters have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manitowish Waters
    • Marenisco [Gogebic County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Presque Isle ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Vilas County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Vilas County: www.co.vilas.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 Vilas, 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 Presque Isle.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Presque Isle - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Presque Isle) 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 Presque Isle. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Presque IsleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Presque Isle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2083, Longitude: -89.6988       In this case, the coordinates for Presque Isle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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