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Town of Vilas, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Vilas ...

The Town of Vilas is located in Langlade County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, the Town of Vilas has a population of 224 people<1> (see below for details).

Vilas is 1,500 feet [457 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Vilas: (715) and (534)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Vilas had a population of 233 people. This makes Vilas the county's 16th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 233 people, the population of Vilas decreased 6.43% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 249 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Vilas had an population of 224 people. This is a decrease of 3.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.04% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Vilas ...

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

Community   2016
Antigo   [Map]   1,367   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Antigo   [Map]   7,864   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Easton   [Map]   1,132   S   18 miles [29 km]
Elcho   [Map]   1,198   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Merrill   [Map]   2,932   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Merrill   [Map]   9,225   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

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 Vilas. 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 Vilas. 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 Vilas.

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

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) Vilas. 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.

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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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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vilas - 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 Vilas.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Vilas. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Vilas) 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 Vilas. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Vilas

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vilas. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2530, Longitude: -89.3607     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vilas 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 Vilas.