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Welcome to Ross ...

The Town of Ross is located in Forest County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Ross has a population of 128 people<3> (see below for details).

Ross is 1,550 feet [472 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ross had an population of 128 people. This is a decrease of 5.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Ross had a population of 136 people. This makes Ross the county's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 136 people, the population of Ross decreased 18.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 167 people).

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

Communities near Ross ...

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

  • Three Lakes [Oneida County]
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    • Three Lakes [Oneida County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Ross
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,114 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Lakes
  • Crandon [Forest County]
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    • Crandon [Forest County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Ross
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,800 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crandon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crandon
  • Laona [Forest County]
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    • Laona [Forest County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Ross
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,194 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laona
  • Lincoln [Forest County]
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    • Lincoln [Forest County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Ross
    • Estimated population in 2019: 913 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Crandon [Forest County]
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      • Crandon [Forest County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Ross
      • Estimated population in 2019: 644 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crandon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Argonne [Forest County]
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      • Argonne [Forest County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Ross
      • Estimated population in 2019: 506 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argonne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Armstrong Creek [Forest County]
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      • Armstrong Creek [Forest County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Ross
      • Estimated population in 2019: 395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armstrong Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Blackwell [Forest County]
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      • Blackwell [Forest County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Ross
      • Estimated population in 2019: 319 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackwell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackwell
    • Hiles [Forest County]
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      • Hiles [Forest County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Ross
      • Estimated population in 2019: 308 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hiles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiles
    • Fence [Florence County]
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      • Fence [Florence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Ross
      • Estimated population in 2019: 185 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fence

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ross ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Forest County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Forest, 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 Ross.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ross - 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- Ross) 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 Ross. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ross

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ross. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7408, Longitude: -88.7312       In this case, the coordinates for Ross have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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