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Welcome to West Sweden ...

The Town of West Sweden is located in Polk County.

A typical abbreviation for West Sweden: W. Sweden

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of West Sweden has a population of 694 people<1> (see below for details).

West Sweden is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for West Sweden: (715) & (534)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of West Sweden had a population of 699 people. This makes West Sweden the county's 30th most populous community.

The population of West Sweden represents 0.01% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1213rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 699 people, the population of West Sweden decreased 4.38% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 731 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, West Sweden had an population of 694 people. This is a decrease of 0.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.06% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Sweden.

Communities near West Sweden ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from West Sweden and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Apple River   [Map]   1,138   S   18 miles [29 km]
Balsam Lake   [Map]   1,402   S   18 miles [29 km]
Balsam Lake   [Map]   981   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Eureka   [Map]   1,642   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Grantsburg   [Map]   1,138   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Grantsburg   [Map]   1,293   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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 West Sweden. 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 West Sweden. 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 West Sweden.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Sweden ...

Looking for more information about West Sweden? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about West Sweden? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to West Sweden, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for West Sweden.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) West Sweden. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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

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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 West Sweden.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Sweden - 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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in West Sweden. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Sweden) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for West Sweden. 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 Town of West Sweden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Sweden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6880, Longitude: -92.4702     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Sweden 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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