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Welcome to West Sweden ...

West Sweden is located in Polk County.

A typical abbreviation for West Sweden: W. Sweden

West Sweden is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for West Sweden: (715) and (534)<2>

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 driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Balsam Lake   [Map]   1,402   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Balsam Lake   [Map]   981   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eureka   [Map]   1,642   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Frederic   [Map]   1,103   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Grantsburg   [Map]   1,138   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grantsburg   [Map]   1,293   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named West Sweden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named West Sweden - they are located in New York and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.co.polk.wi.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from West Sweden. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Sweden) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Sweden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7058, Longitude: -92.4969     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Sweden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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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