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Welcome to Wales ...
The location of Wales has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Wales has a population of 2,591 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Wales.
Wales is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Wales lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wales had an population of 2,591 people. This is an increase of 1.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.7% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wales had a population of 2,549 people. This makes Wales the county's 27th most populous community.
The population of Wales represents 0.04% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 350th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,549 people, the population of Wales increased 1.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,523 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Wales.
Communities Also Named Wales ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Wales - they are located in Alaska, Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Dakota (2), Ohio, Ontario, Tennessee and Utah.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wales.
Communities near Wales ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wales.
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 Wales. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wales.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wales. 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 Wales.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wales. See our Newspapers Page for Wales.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wales ...
Looking for more information about Wales? 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 Wales, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wales.
Adding Wales to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Wales 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 Wales was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wales on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022