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White River, Wisconsin

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The location of White River

Welcome to White River ...

White River is located in Ashland County.

The location of White River has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for White River: White Riv.

White River is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel east from White River, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for White River: (715) and (534)<3>

Communities near White River ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from White River and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Ashland   [Map]   576   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ashland   [Map]   7,823   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Barksdale   [Map]   728   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bayview   [Map]   490   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Eileen   [Map]   686   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mellen   [Map]   690   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named White River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named White River - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Indiana, Nevada, Ontario and South Dakota.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for White River.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around White River. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of White River. 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 White River.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for White River:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for White River ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Ashland County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ashland County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around White River - 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 '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- White River) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5358, Longitude: -90.8507     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for White River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for White River.

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