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Located in: Primarily Pierce County (see below). A portion of Viking extends into Saint Croix County.

Time Zone: Viking lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (534)<1>, (715)

Elevation: 1,090 feet [332.23 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Viking. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8616, Longitude: -92.3591     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Viking have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   44° 51' 41"
Lon:   -92° 21' 32"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   El Paso

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Viking

GNIS ID:   1581751
FIPS State / Place Code:   55 / 82785

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Viking)

About Pierce County

The community of Ellsworth is the County Seat for Pierce County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Pierce)


2016:<5>     41,238   (0.53% increase since 2010)  
2010:     41,019   (11.45% increase since 2000)
2000:     36,804

Total Area:<6>   591 sq. miles [1,532.9 km²]   - of which 3.06% is water (18.13 sq. miles [46.9 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   16,132

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Pierce

GNIS ID:   1581107
FIPS State / County Code:   55 / 093

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Viking)

About Wisconsin

From the US Census


2016:     5,778,708   (1.61% increase since 2010)  
2010:     5,686,986   (6.03% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,363,675

Websites for State of Wisconsin

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Wisconsin

GNIS ID:   1779806
FIPS State:   55

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Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Viking.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Viking - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Viking, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Viking.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Viking. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Viking.