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Located in: Price County (see below)

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

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

Elevation: 1,480 feet [451.1 m] above sea level<2>

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


2016:<3>     1,489   (4.24% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     1,555   (9.12% decrease since 2000)
2000:     1,711

Total Area:<4>   121.1 sq. miles [313.6 km²]   - of which 3.07% is water (3.71 sq. miles [9.6 km²])

Housing Units:<5>   1,281

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within 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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Lat:   45° 44' 2"
Lon:   -90° 19' 5"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<7>   Cranberry Lake

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Worcester

GNIS ID:   1584482
FIPS State / Place Code:   55 / 89100

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

About Price County

The community of Phillips is the County Seat for Price County.

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


2016:     13,517   (4.53% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     14,159   (10.51% decrease since 2000)
2000:     15,822

Total Area:   1,278 sq. miles [3,311.1 km²]   - of which 1.88% is water (24.04 sq. miles [62.3 km²])

Housing Units:   11,120

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Price

GNIS ID:   1581110
FIPS State / County Code:   55 / 099

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

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

Websites for State of Wisconsin

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Wisconsin

GNIS ID:   1779806
FIPS State:   55

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Worcester - 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 2016.

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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 Worcester. 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 Worcester, 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 Worcester.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Worcester.