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Town of Sand Lake, Wisconsin
(Burnett County)

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The location of Town of Sand Lake

Welcome to Sand Lake ...

The Town of Sand Lake is located in Burnett County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Sand Lake: Sand Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Sand Lake has a population of 532 people<2> (see below for details).

Sand Lake is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Sand Lake: (715) and (534)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Sand Lake had a population of 531 people. This makes Sand Lake the county's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 531 people, the population of Sand Lake decreased 4.5% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 556 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Sand Lake had an population of 532 people. This is an increase of 0.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.32% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Sand Lake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sand Lake and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Bashaw   [Map]   925   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   1,131   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Frederic   [Map]   1,103   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Meenon   [Map]   1,167   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Oakland   [Map]   829   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Shell Lake   [Map]   1,328   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sand Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Sand Lake: This one is located in Burnett County and the other is located in Sawyer County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 2 communities that are also named Sand Lake - they are located in and New York.

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

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 Sand Lake. 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 Sand Lake. 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 Sand Lake.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sand Lake ...

Looking for more information about Sand Lake? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Burnett County:

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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 Sand Lake.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sand Lake - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Sand 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 Sand Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Sand Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sand Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8611, Longitude: -92.2094     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sand Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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