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Located in: Forest County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: Wisconsin Jct.

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

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

Elevation: 1,640 feet [499.87 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Wisconsin Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6561, Longitude: -88.9112     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wisconsin Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   45° 39' 21"
Lon:   -88° 54' 40"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Argonne

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Wisconsin Junction

GNIS ID:   1580810
FIPS State / Place Code:   55 / 88175

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About Forest County

The community of Crandon is the County Seat for Forest County.

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


2016:<5>     9,064   (2.58% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     9,304   (7.18% decrease since 2000)
2000:     10,024

Total Area:<6>   1,046 sq. miles [2,710 km²]   - of which 3.08% is water (32.26 sq. miles [83.6 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   8,970

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Forest

GNIS ID:   1581080
FIPS State / County Code:   55 / 041

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

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

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Wisconsin Junction, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Wisconsin Junction.

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<5>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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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Wisconsin Junction. 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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<7>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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