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Welcome to Sampson ...

The Town of Sampson is located in Chippewa County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Sampson has a population of 932 people<3> (see below for details).

Sampson is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sampson had an population of 932 people. This is an increase of 4.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Sampson had a population of 892 people. This makes Sampson the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Sampson represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 976th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 892 people, the population of Sampson increased 9.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 816 people).

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

Communities near Sampson ...

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

  • Bloomer [Chippewa County]
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    • Bloomer [Chippewa County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Sampson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,508 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Eagle Point [Chippewa County]
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    • Eagle Point [Chippewa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Sampson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,179 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Stanley [Barron County]
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    • Stanley [Barron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Sampson
    • 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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  • Anson [Chippewa County]
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    • Anson [Chippewa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Sampson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,169 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chetek [Barron County]
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      • Chetek [Barron County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Sampson
      • 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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    • Cameron [Barron County]
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      • Cameron [Barron County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Sampson
      • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Sampson
      • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Sampson
      • 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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    • Tilden [Chippewa County]
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      • Tilden [Chippewa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Sampson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,510 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tilden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cornell [Chippewa County]
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      • Cornell [Chippewa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Sampson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornell 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 Sampson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sampson.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Chippewa County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chippewa County: www.co.chippewa.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 Chippewa, 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 Sampson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sampson - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sampson) 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 Sampson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SampsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sampson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2475, Longitude: -91.4221       In this case, the coordinates for Sampson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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