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1890 Communities Near Wickware ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Wickware in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Wickware.

Almena   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wickware
 - Almena had a post office and railroad service
 
Barron   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wickware
 - 1895 population of 829 people (with 3,318 people in 2017)
 - Barron had a post office and railroad service
 
Barronett   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wickware
 - Barronett had a post office and railroad service
 
Bloomer   (Chippewa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wickware
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 1,081 people in 2017)
 - Bloomer had a post office and railroad service
 
Boyceville   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wickware
 - 1895 population of 204 people (with 1,096 people in 2017)
 - Boyceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cameron   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wickware
 - Cameron had a post office and railroad service
 
Canton   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wickware
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Canton had a post office and railroad service
 
Chetek   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wickware
 - 1895 population of 406 people (with 2,150 people in 2017)
 - Chetek had a post office and railroad service
 
Clayton   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Wickware
 - 1895 population of 197 people (with 550 people in 2017)
 - Clayton had a post office and railroad service
 
Clear Lake   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wickware
 - 1895 population of 432 people (with 1,070 people in 2017)
 - Clear Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Colfax   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) from Wickware
 - 1895 population of 269 people (with 1,144 people in 2017)
 - Colfax had a post office and railroad service
 
Comstock   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wickware
 - Comstock had a post office and railroad service
 
Cooks Valley   (Chippewa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wickware
 - Cooks Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cumberland   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wickware
 - 1895 population of 1,219 people (with 2,119 people in 2017)
 - Cumberland had a post office and railroad service
 
Dallas   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wickware
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 385 people in 2017)
 - Dallas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haugen   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Wickware
 - Haugen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillsdale   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wickware
 - Hillsdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joel   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Wickware
 - Joel had railroad service and no post office
 
Lehigh   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wickware
 - Lehigh had a post office and railroad service
 
Nobleton   (Washburn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Wickware
 - Nobleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prairie Farm   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wickware
 - 1895 population of 108 people (with 443 people in 2017)
 - Prairie Farm had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rice Lake   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wickware
 - 1895 population of 2,130 people (with 8,338 people in 2017)
 - Rice Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Richardson   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Wickware
 - Richardson had a post office and railroad service
 
Sand Creek   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wickware
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Sand Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turtle Lake   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Wickware
 - Turtle Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Wheeler   (Dunn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wickware
 - Wheeler had a post office and railroad service

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Wickware, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Wickware. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wickware) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wickware. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3513, Longitude: -91.7863     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wickware have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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