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Saxon, Wisconsin
(Iron County)

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The location of Saxon

Welcome to Saxon ...

Saxon is located in Iron County.

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

Saxon is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Saxon, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Saxon: (715) & (534)<3>

Communities near Saxon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Saxon and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Bessemer (MI)   [Map]   1,761   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ironwood (MI)   [Map]   4,971   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ashland   [Map]   576   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hurley   [Map]   1,441   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kimball   [Map]   485   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Knight   [Map]   205   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Saxon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Saxon: This one is located in Iron County and the other is located in Ashland County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 13 communities that are also named Saxon - they are located in California, Georgia, Illinois (2), Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 Saxon. 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 Saxon. 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 Saxon.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saxon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Iron County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saxon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Saxon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saxon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4933, Longitude: -90.4143     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saxon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Saxon.

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