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Turtle Lake is a village in Barron County. (The community straddles Barron and Polk counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.) [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Turtle Lake. For links to other places called Turtle Lake, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Turtle Lake is 45.393N. The longitude is -92.141W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,263 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,065.
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41% of Turtle Lake residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Turtle Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Turtle Lake was $16,591, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Turtle Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Turtle Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $368. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $635.
Barron County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Turtle Lake political report.
The average commute time for Turtle Lake workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Cons: Travel Lodge Hotel; Don't stay there!!! The service is horrible...Blog about Turtle Lake
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