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Welcome to Rice Lake ...

The Town of Rice Lake is located in Barron County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Rice Lake: Rice Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Rice Lake has a population of 3,078 people<3> (see below for details).

Rice Lake is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Rice Lake: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rice Lake had an population of 3,078 people. This is an increase of 1.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Rice Lake had a population of 3,041 people (or 6.63% of the total population of Barron County). This makes Rice Lake the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Rice Lake represents 0.05% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 296th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,041 people, the population of Rice Lake has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,026 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rice Lake.

Communities near Rice Lake ...

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

  • Barron [Barron County]
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    • Barron [Barron County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Rice Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,235 people
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  • Stanley [Barron County]
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    • Stanley [Barron County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Rice Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,513 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Cumberland [Barron County]
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    • Cumberland [Barron County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Rice Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,097 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Chetek [Barron County]
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    • Chetek [Barron County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Rice Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,094 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chetek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cameron [Barron County]
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      • Cameron [Barron County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Rice Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,798 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cameron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Chetek [Barron County]
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      • Chetek [Barron County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Rice Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,618 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chetek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Prairie Lake [Barron County]
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      • Prairie Lake [Barron County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Rice Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,536 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Shell Lake [Washburn County]
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      • Shell Lake [Washburn County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Rice Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,318 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Maple Grove [Barron County]
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      • Maple Grove [Barron County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Rice Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 972 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lakeland [Barron County]
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      • Lakeland [Barron County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Rice Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 952 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 Rice Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rice Lake.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Barron County: www.co.barron.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 Barron, 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 Rice Lake.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rice Lake - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rice Lake) 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 Rice Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rice LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rice Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5116, Longitude: -91.7191       In this case, the coordinates for Rice Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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