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Town of Wilkinson, Wisconsin

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The location of Town of Wilkinson

Welcome to Wilkinson ...

The Town of Wilkinson is located in Rusk County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Wilkinson has a population of 44 people<2> (see below for details).

Wilkinson is 1,510 feet [460 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Wilkinson: (715) and (534)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Wilkinson had a population of 40 people. This makes Wilkinson the county's 33rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 40 people, the population of Wilkinson decreased 39.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 66 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wilkinson had an population of 44 people. This is an increase of 10% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 33.33% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wilkinson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Wilkinson and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Barron   [Map]   3,318   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cameron   [Map]   1,784   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chetek   [Map]   1,615   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chetek   [Map]   2,150   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Flambeau   [Map]   1,048   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ladysmith   [Map]   3,154   E   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Wilkinson. 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 Wilkinson. 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 Wilkinson.

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

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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 Wilkinson.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilkinson - 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- Wilkinson) 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 Wilkinson. 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 Town of Wilkinson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilkinson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5052, Longitude: -91.4713     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wilkinson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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