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Wild Rose, Wisconsin
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Located in: Waushara County (see below)

Time Zone: Wild Rose lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Elevation: 950 feet [289.56 m] above sea level<1>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Wild Rose)


2016:<2>     703   (3.03% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     725   (5.23% decrease since 2000)
2000:     765

Total Area:<3>   1.55 sq. miles [4 km²]   - of which 1.55% is water (0.02 sq. miles [0.1 km²])

Housing Units:<4>   377

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<5>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Wild Rose. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1764, Longitude: -89.2482     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wild Rose have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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Lat:   44° 10' 35"
Lon:   -89° 14' 53"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<6>   Wild Rose

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Wild Rose

GNIS ID:   1584436
FIPS State / Place Code:   55 / 87075

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About Waushara County

The village of Wautoma is the County Seat for Waushara County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Waushara)


2016:     24,162   (1.36% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     24,496   (5.8% increase since 2000)
2000:     23,154

Total Area:   637 sq. miles [1,650.9 km²]   - of which 1.77% is water (11.26 sq. miles [29.2 km²])

Housing Units:   14,843

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Waushara

GNIS ID:   1581128
FIPS State / County Code:   55 / 137

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About Wisconsin

From the US Census


2016:     5,778,708   (1.61% increase since 2010)  
2010:     5,686,986   (6.03% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,363,675

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Wisconsin

GNIS ID:   1779806
FIPS State:   55

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<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wild Rose - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Wild Rose. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<4>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<5>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Wild Rose, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<6>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Wild Rose.

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