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Town of Wilson, Wisconsin
(Rusk County)

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Located in: Rusk County (see below)

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

Telephone Area Codes: (534)<1>, (715)

Elevation: 1,580 feet [481.58 m] above sea level<2>

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

Population

2017:<3>     105   (0.94% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     106   (26.19% increase since 2000)
2000:     84

Total Area:<4>   34.44 sq. miles [89.2 km²]

Housing Units:<5>   56

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Wilson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6047, Longitude: -91.4816     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wilson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   45° 36' 16"
Lon:   -91° 28' 53"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<7>   Bucks Lake

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Wilson

GNIS ID:   1584446
FIPS State / Place Code:   55 / 87450

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Wilson)


About Rusk County

The community of Ladysmith is the County Seat for Rusk County.

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

Population

2017:     14,151   (4.09% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     14,755   (3.86% decrease since 2000)
2000:     15,347

Total Area:   930 sq. miles [2,411 km²]   - of which 1.86% is water (17.3 sq. miles [44.8 km²])

Housing Units:   8,883

Official Website:   www.ruskcounty.org/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Rusk

GNIS ID:   1581114
FIPS State / County Code:   55 / 107

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Wilson)


About Wisconsin

From the US Census

Population

2017:     5,795,483   (1.91% increase since 2010)  
2010:     5,686,986   (6.03% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,363,675

Websites for State of Wisconsin

Official Website:   www.wisconsin.gov/
Tourism:   www.travelwisconsin.com/
Parks:   dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/
Fishing:   dnr.wi.gov/topic/Fishing/
Hunting:   dnr.wi.gov/topic/hunt/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Wisconsin

GNIS ID:   1779806
FIPS State:   55

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Wilson)

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The official website for Rusk County: www.ruskcounty.org/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 2017.

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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Wilson. 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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<5>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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<6>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Wilson, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<7>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Wilson.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wilson.



 
 
 

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