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Whiting, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Whiting ...

The village of Whiting is located in Portage County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Whiting has a population of 1,701 people<2> (see below for details).

Whiting is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Whiting: (715) & (534)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Whiting had a population of 1,724 people. This makes Whiting the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Whiting represents 0.03% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 506th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,724 people, the population of Whiting decreased 2.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,760 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Whiting had an population of 1,701 people. This is a decrease of 1.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.35% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Whiting ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Grand Rapids   [Map]   7,417   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grant   [Map]   1,953   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hull   [Map]   5,435   N   5 miles [8 km]
Knowlton   [Map]   2,035   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lanark   [Map]   1,551   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Port Edwards   [Map]   1,778   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Whiting ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Whiting - they are located in Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Tennessee, Vermont and Wyoming.

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

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 Whiting. 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 Whiting. 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 Whiting.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Portage County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Portage 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Whiting.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whiting - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Whiting) 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 Whiting. 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 Whiting

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whiting. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4889, Longitude: -89.5621     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whiting have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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