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The location of Tomahawk

Welcome to Tomahawk ...

The city of Tomahawk is located in Lincoln County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Tomahawk has a population of 3,178 people<2> (see below for details).

Tomahawk is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tomahawk had a population of 3,397 people (which is 11.82% of the total population of Lincoln County). This makes Tomahawk the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Tomahawk represents 0.06% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 261st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,397 people, the population of Tomahawk decreased 9.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,770 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Tomahawk had an population of 3,178 people. This is a decrease of 6.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.7% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Tomahawk ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Tomahawk and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Birch   [Map]   670   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cassian   [Map]   968   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Crescent   [Map]   1,989   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Harrison   [Map]   805   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
King   [Map]   845   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Merrill   [Map]   2,946   S   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Tomahawk ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Tomahawk - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Dakota, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Tomahawk. 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 Tomahawk. 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 Tomahawk. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

Websites for Tomahawk ...

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Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County:

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tomahawk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4733, Longitude: -89.7243     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tomahawk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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