Forest County, Wisconsin

Forest County: County in Wisconsin, United States

About

Forest County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,304 and a population density of 3 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 8,960 inhabitants. Its county seat is Crandon. The county was created 137 years ago in 1885.

Quick Facts about Forest County

Population : 8,960 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
Different from : Forrest County, Forest County
Area : 2710 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.1%
Land as percent of area : 96.9%
Named for : forest
Altitude : 1,591 feet / 485 meters
Capital : Crandon
Establishment : April 04, 1885
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 04:51:57 (14th August 2022)
Density : 3 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.84% (2010-2020)
Forest County locator map
Location of Forest County on Wisconsin map.
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Geography

Forest County is located at 45°40'2"N 88°46'13"W (45.6672600, -88.7703800). It has 5 neighbors: Iron County, Langlade County, Marinette County, Oconto County and Oneida County.

Forest County map

The largest city of Forest County is Crandon with a population of 644. Other cities include and Popple River population 43. See all Forest County cities & populated places.

Forest County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Forest County.

City Name Population Title
Laona 1,192 Civil town in Forest County, Wisconsin
Wabeno 1,153 Town in Forest County, Wisconsin, United States
Nashville 1,023 Town in Forest County, Wisconsin, United States
Crandon 644 City in and county seat of Forest County, Wisconsin, United States
Argonne 506 Civil town in Forest County, Wisconsin
Armstrong Creek 396 Civil town in Forest County, Wisconsin
Blackwell 314 Civil town in Forest County, Wisconsin
Hiles 155 Civil town in Forest County, Wisconsin
Alvin 152 Civil town in Forest County, Wisconsin
Popple River 43 Human settlement in Forest County, Wisconsin, United States of America

Forest County has 5 neighbours.

  • Crandon

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Forest County decreased by 3.84% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,304 - census
2011 9,246 -0.63% estimation process
2012 9,157 -0.97% estimation process
2013 9,090 -0.74% estimation process
2014 9,102 0.13% estimation process
2015 9,004 -1.09% estimation process
2016 9,021 0.19% estimation process
2017 8,969 -0.58% estimation process
2018 8,977 0.09% estimation process
2019 9,004 0.3% estimation process
2020 8,960 -0.49% estimation process

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