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1890 Communities Near Worcester ...

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

Brantwood   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Worcester
 - Brantwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Butternut   (Ashland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Worcester
 - 1895 population of 273 people (with 354 people in 2017)
 - Butternut had a post office and railroad service
 
Catawba   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Worcester
 - Catawba had railroad service and no post office
 
Coolidge   (Price County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Coolidge was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Worcester
 - Coolidge had a post office and railroad service
 
Fifield   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Worcester
 - 1895 population of 646 people
 - Fifield had a post office and railroad service
 
Hazelhurst   (Oneida County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the East (E) from Worcester
 - Hazelhurst had a post office and railroad service
 
Kennan   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Worcester
 - Kennan had a post office and railroad service
 
Knox   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Worcester
 - Knox had railroad service and no post office
 
McCord   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Worcester
 - McCord had railroad service and no post office
 
Ogema   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Worcester
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 685 people in 2017)
 - Ogema had a post office and railroad service
 
Park Falls   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Worcester
 - Park Falls had a post office and railroad service
 
Phillips   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Worcester
 - 1895 population of 816 people (with 1,361 people in 2017)
 - Phillips had a post office and railroad service
 
Prentice   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Worcester
 - 1895 population of 365 people (with 463 people in 2017)
 - Prentice had a post office and railroad service
 
Rib Lake   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the South (S) from Worcester
 - Rib Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Westboro   (Taylor County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South (S) from Worcester
 - Westboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Worcester   (Price County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Worcester
 - Worcester had a post office and railroad service

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Worcester. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Price County: www.co.price.wi.us/

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



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 Worcester, 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 starting from Worcester. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Worcester) 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 Worcester. 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 Worcester

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Worcester. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7341, Longitude: -90.3182     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Worcester have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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