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Welcome to Three Lakes ...

The Town of Three Lakes is located in Oneida County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Three Lakes: Three Lks.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Three Lakes has a population of 2,114 people<3> (see below for details).

Three Lakes is 1,620 feet [494 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Three Lakes: (715) & (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Three Lakes had an population of 2,114 people. This is a decrease of 0.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.62% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Three Lakes had a population of 2,131 people (or 5.92% of the total population of Oneida County). This makes Three Lakes the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Three Lakes represents 0.04% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 419th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,131 people, the population of Three Lakes decreased 8.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,339 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Three Lakes.

Communities near Three Lakes ...

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

  • Rhinelander [Oneida County]
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    • Rhinelander [Oneida County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Three Lakes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,642 people
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  • Pelican [Oneida County]
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    • Pelican [Oneida County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Three Lakes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,737 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelican have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelican
  • Pine Lake [Oneida County]
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    • Pine Lake [Oneida County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Three Lakes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,729 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Lake
  • Newbold [Oneida County]
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    • Newbold [Oneida County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Three Lakes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,713 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newbold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newbold
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lincoln [Vilas County]
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      • Lincoln [Vilas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Three Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,501 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Saint Germain [Vilas County]
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      • Saint Germain [Vilas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Three Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,149 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Germain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Crandon [Forest County]
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      • Crandon [Forest County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Three Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,800 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crandon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crandon
    • Sugar Camp [Oneida County]
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      • Sugar Camp [Oneida County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Three Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,636 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Camp
    • Eagle River [Vilas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle River
      • Eagle River [Vilas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Three Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,592 people
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    • Washington [Vilas County]
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      • Washington [Vilas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Three Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,493 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Three Lakes ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Oneida County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Oneida County: www.co.oneida.wi.gov/

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 Oneida, 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 Three Lakes.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Three Lakes - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Three Lakes) 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 Three Lakes. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Three Lakes

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Three Lakes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8011, Longitude: -89.1332       In this case, the coordinates for Three Lakes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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