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Welcome to Wescott ...

The Town of Wescott is located in Shawano County<1>.

The location of Wescott has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Wescott has a population of 3,142 people<3> (see below for details).

Wescott is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wescott had an population of 3,142 people. This is a decrease of 1.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.99% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Wescott had a population of 3,183 people (or 7.59% of the total population of Shawano County). This makes Wescott the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Wescott represents 0.06% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 284th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,183 people, the population of Wescott decreased 12.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,653 people).

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

Communities near Wescott ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wescott.

  • Menominee [Menominee County]
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    • Menominee [Menominee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Wescott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,546 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menominee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Clintonville [Waupaca County]
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    • Clintonville [Waupaca County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Wescott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,353 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clintonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clintonville
  • Pulaski [Brown County]
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    • Pulaski [Brown County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Wescott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
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  • Chase [Oconto County]
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    • Chase [Oconto County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Wescott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,100 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Washington [Shawano County]
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      • Washington [Shawano County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Wescott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,879 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Richmond [Shawano County]
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      • Richmond [Shawano County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Wescott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,828 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Belle Plaine [Shawano County]
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      • Belle Plaine [Shawano County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Wescott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,803 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle Plaine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Angelica [Shawano County]
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      • Angelica [Shawano County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Wescott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,758 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angelica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bonduel [Shawano County]
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      • Bonduel [Shawano County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Wescott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonduel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Larrabee [Waupaca County]
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      • Larrabee [Waupaca County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Wescott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,347 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Larrabee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Wescott. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wescott.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wescott. 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 Wescott.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wescott. See our Newspapers Page for Wescott.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Shawano County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Shawano County: www.co.shawano.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Shawano, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wescott.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wescott - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wescott) 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 Wescott. 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 WescottOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wescott. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8186, Longitude: -88.5593       In this case, the coordinates for Wescott have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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