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1890 Communities Near Wills ...

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 Wills in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Wills.

Amnicon   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wills
 - Amnicon had railroad service and no post office
 
Ashland Junction   (Bayfield County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the East (E) from Wills
 - Ashland Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Benoit   (Bayfield County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Wills
 - Benoit had railroad service and no post office
 
Blueberry   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wills
 - Blueberry had railroad service and no post office
 
Boylston   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the West (W) from Wills
 - Boylston had railroad service and no post office
 
Brule   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wills
 - Brule had a post office and railroad service
 
Cable   (Bayfield County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wills
 - Cable had a post office and railroad service
 
Cutter   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wills
 - Cutter had railroad service and no post office
 
Drummond   (Bayfield County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wills
 - Drummond had a post office and railroad service
 
Gordon   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wills
 - Gordon had a post office and railroad service
 
Hawthorne   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Wills
 - Hawthorne had a post office and railroad service
 
Ino   (Bayfield County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Wills
 - Ino had railroad service and no post office
 
Iron River   (Bayfield County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wills
 - Iron River had a post office and railroad service
 
Itasca   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wills
 - Itasca had railroad service and no post office
 
Maple   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wills
 - Maple had railroad service and no post office
 
Mason   (Bayfield County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wills
 - Mason had a post office and railroad service
 
Moquah   (Bayfield County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Wills
 - Moquah had railroad service and no post office
 
Muskeg   (Bayfield County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wills
 - Muskeg had railroad service and no post office
 
Pike River   (Bayfield County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wills
 - Pike River had railroad service and no post office
 
Poplar   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wills
 - Poplar had a post office and railroad service
 
Sauntry   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wills
 - Sauntry had railroad service and no post office
 
South Range   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wills
 - South Range had a post office and railroad service
 
South Superior   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wills
 - South Superior had a post office and railroad service
 
Superior   (Douglas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wills
 - 1895 population of 11,983 people (with 26,475 people in 2016)
 - Superior had a post office and railroad service
 
Topside   (Bayfield County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Wills
 - Topside had railroad service and no post office

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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 Wills, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Wills. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5391, Longitude: -91.5394     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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