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Somerset, Wisconsin

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The location of Somerset

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Welcome to Somerset ...

The village of Somerset is located in Saint Croix County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Somerset has a population of 2,777 people<1> (see below for details).

Somerset is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Somerset: (715) & (534)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Somerset had a population of 2,635 people. This makes Somerset the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Somerset represents 0.05% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 338th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,635 people, the population of Somerset increased 69.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,556 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Somerset had an population of 2,777 people. This is an increase of 5.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 78.47% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Somerset ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Somerset and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Forest Lake (MN)   [Map]   19,879   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hugo (MN)   [Map]   14,828   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Maplewood (MN)   [Map]   40,918   SW   18 miles [29 km]
North Saint Paul (MN)   [Map]   12,444   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oakdale (MN)   [Map]   28,083   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stillwater (MN)   [Map]   19,368   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Somerset ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 46 communities that are also named Somerset - they are located in Alabama, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (3), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (7), Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Jersey (3), New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia (2) and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Somerset. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Somerset. 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 Somerset.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Somerset ...

Looking for more information about Somerset? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Somerset? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Somerset, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Somerset.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Somerset. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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The Communities of Wisconsin

About Saint Croix County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Croix County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Somerset.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Somerset - 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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Somerset.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Somerset. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Somerset) 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 Somerset. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Somerset

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Somerset. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1272, Longitude: -92.6763     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Somerset have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Somerset.


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