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Welch Point, Wisconsin

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So far, we have found very little information about Welch Point. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

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Our information shows that the community of Welch Point is historic. The information below applies to the area where Welch Point would have been located.

Typical Abbreviation: Welch Pt.

Time Zone: The area where Welch Point was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Codes for surrounding area: (534)<2>, (715)

Elevation: 780 feet [237.74 m] above sea level<3>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<4>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Welch Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7027, Longitude: -92.0127     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Welch Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   44° 42' 9"
Lon:   -92° 0' 45"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<5>   Arkansaw

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Welch Point

GNIS ID:   1578271
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

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

About Dunn County

The community of Menomonie is the County Seat for Dunn County.

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


2016:<6>     44,704   (1.93% increase since 2010)  
2010:     43,857   (10.03% increase since 2000)
2000:     39,858

Total Area:<7>   863 sq. miles [2,237.4 km²]   - of which 1.59% is water (13.76 sq. miles [35.6 km²])

Housing Units:<8>   17,964

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Dunn

GNIS ID:   1581076
FIPS State / County Code:   None

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

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Welch Point, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Welch Point.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Welch Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Welch Point, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<5>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Welch Point.

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<6>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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<7>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Welch Point. 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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<8>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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