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Welcome to Wheaton ...

The Town of Wheaton is located in Chippewa County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Wheaton has a population of 2,828 people<3> (see below for details).

Wheaton is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Wheaton: (715) & (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wheaton had an population of 2,828 people. This is an increase of 4.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Wheaton had a population of 2,701 people. This makes Wheaton the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Wheaton represents 0.05% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 332nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,701 people, the population of Wheaton increased 14.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,366 people).

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

Communities near Wheaton ...

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

  • Eau Claire [Eau Claire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eau Claire
    • Eau Claire [Eau Claire County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Wheaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 68,802 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eau Claire
  • Menomonie [Dunn County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menomonie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Menomonie
    • Menomonie [Dunn County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Wheaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,551 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menomonie
  • Chippewa Falls [Chippewa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chippewa Falls
    • Chippewa Falls [Chippewa County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Wheaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,366 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chippewa Falls
  • Altoona [Eau Claire County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altoona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altoona
    • Altoona [Eau Claire County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Wheaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,870 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Washington [Eau Claire County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
      • Washington [Eau Claire County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Wheaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,671 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Lake Hallie [Chippewa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Hallie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Hallie
      • Lake Hallie [Chippewa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Wheaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,747 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Hallie
    • Lafayette [Chippewa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lafayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lafayette
      • Lafayette [Chippewa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Wheaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,025 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
    • Menomonie [Dunn County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menomonie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Menomonie
      • Menomonie [Dunn County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Wheaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,530 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menomonie
    • Bloomer [Chippewa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomer
      • Bloomer [Chippewa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Wheaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,505 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomer
    • Pleasant Valley [Eau Claire County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Valley
      • Pleasant Valley [Eau Claire County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Wheaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,418 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley

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 Wheaton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wheaton.

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chippewa County: www.co.chippewa.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 Chippewa, 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 Wheaton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wheaton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wheaton) 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 Wheaton. 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 Wheaton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wheaton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9033, Longitude: -91.5924       In this case, the coordinates for Wheaton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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