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Welcome to Stevens Point ...

The city of Stevens Point is located in Portage County<1> and is the County Seat for Portage County.

A typical abbreviation for Stevens Point: Stevens Pt.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Stevens Point has a population of 25,938 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Stevens Point.

Stevens Point is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Stevens Point: (715) & (534)<4>

The ZIP code for Stevens Point: 54481<5>

Websites for Stevens Point ...

Official Website: www.stevenspoint.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stevens Point had an population of 25,938 people. This is a decrease of 2.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stevens Point had a population of 26,717 people (or 38.16% of the total population of Portage County). This makes Stevens Point the county's most populous community.

The population of Stevens Point represents 0.47% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 26,717 people, the population of Stevens Point increased 8.82% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 24,551 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Stevens Point.

Communities Also Named Stevens Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Stevens Point - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Stevens Point ...

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

  • Wisconsin Rapids [Wood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wisconsin Rapids
    • Wisconsin Rapids [Wood County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Stevens Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,555 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wisconsin Rapids
  • Mosinee [Marathon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mosinee
    • Mosinee [Marathon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Stevens Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,195 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mosinee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mosinee
  • Port Edwards [Wood County]
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    • Port Edwards [Wood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Stevens Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,752 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Edwards
  • Amherst [Portage County]
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    • Amherst [Portage County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Stevens Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,082 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Biron [Wood County]
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      • Biron [Wood County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Stevens Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 761 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biron have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biron
    • Rosholt [Portage County]
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      • Rosholt [Portage County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Stevens Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 481 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosholt have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosholt
    • Junction City [Portage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction City
      • Junction City [Portage County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Stevens Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 439 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction City
    • Almond [Portage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Almond
      • Almond [Portage County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Stevens Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 428 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Almond
    • Rudolph [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rudolph
      • Rudolph [Wood County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Stevens Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rudolph have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rudolph
    • Amherst Junction [Portage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amherst Junction
      • Amherst Junction [Portage County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Stevens Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 392 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amherst Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst Junction

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Stevens Point. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Stevens Point.

Adding Stevens Point to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Stevens Point in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Stevens Point was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Stevens Point on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Stevens Point on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Stevens Point: www.stevenspoint.com/

The official website for Portage County: www.co.portage.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 Portage, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stevens Point.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stevens Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Stevens Point). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Stevens Point or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Stevens Point) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Stevens Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stevens PointOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stevens Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5224, Longitude: -89.5646    
<7>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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