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Whiting, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Whiting ...

The village of Whiting is located in Portage County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Whiting has a population of 1,721 people<1> (see below for details).

Whiting is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Whiting: (715) & (534)<3>

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 (which had a count of 1,760 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Whiting had an population of 1,721 people. This is a decrease of 0.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.22% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Whiting ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Whiting and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Grand Rapids   [Map]   7,427   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grant   [Map]   1,948   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hull   [Map]   5,428   N   5 miles [8 km]
Knowlton   [Map]   2,016   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lanark   [Map]   1,539   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Port Edwards   [Map]   1,750   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Whiting. 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 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:

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Whiting. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Whiting.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Whiting. 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 (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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Whiting

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whiting. The point that we are using 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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Whiting.