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Located in: Polk County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: W. Denmark

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

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

Elevation: 1,250 feet [381 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 West Denmark. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5700, Longitude: -92.5096     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Denmark have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   45° 34' 12"
Lon:   -92° 30' 34"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Milltown

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for West Denmark

GNIS ID:   1576495
FIPS State / Place Code:   55 / 85515

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

About Polk County

The community of Balsam Lake is the County Seat for Polk County.

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


2016:<5>     43,481   (1.64% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     44,205   (6.98% increase since 2000)
2000:     41,319

Total Area:<6>   956 sq. miles [2,477.1 km²]   - of which 4.44% is water (42.45 sq. miles [109.9 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   24,248

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Polk

GNIS ID:   1581108
FIPS State / County Code:   55 / 095

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

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

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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 West Denmark)

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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 West Denmark.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Denmark - 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 West Denmark, 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 West Denmark.

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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 West Denmark. 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 West Denmark.