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Welcome to Whiting ...

The village of Whiting is located in Portage County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Whiting has a population of 1,706 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Whiting.

Whiting is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Whiting: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Whiting had an population of 1,706 people. This is a decrease of 1.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.07% since the 2000 Census).

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 (which had a count of 1,760 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Whiting ...

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

  • Wisconsin Rapids [Wood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wisconsin Rapids
    • Wisconsin Rapids [Wood County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Whiting
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,555 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wisconsin Rapids
  • Port Edwards [Wood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Edwards
    • Port Edwards [Wood County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Whiting
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,752 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Edwards
  • Amherst [Portage County]
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    • Amherst [Portage County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Whiting
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,082 people
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  • Plainfield [Waushara County]
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    • Plainfield [Waushara County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Whiting
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 832 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plainfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Biron [Wood County]
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      • Biron [Wood County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Whiting
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 761 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biron
    • Vesper [Wood County]
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      • Vesper [Wood County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Whiting
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vesper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vesper
    • Rosholt [Portage County]
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      • Rosholt [Portage County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Whiting
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 481 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosholt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Junction City [Portage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction City
      • Junction City [Portage County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Whiting
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 439 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction City
    • Almond [Portage County]
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      • Almond [Portage County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Whiting
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 428 people
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    • Rudolph [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rudolph
      • Rudolph [Wood County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Whiting
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rudolph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rudolph

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Whiting.

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

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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: www.co.portage.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 Portage, 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 Whiting.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whiting - 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' (or 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- Whiting) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Whiting. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WhitingOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Whiting have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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