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Bancroft, Wisconsin
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Portage
Area
 • Total 5.040 sq mi (13.05 km2)
 • Land 5.030 sq mi (13.03 km2)
 • Water 0.010 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,093 ft (333 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 535
 • Density 106.15/sq mi (40.99/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1561145

Bancroft is an unincorporated census-designated place in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population is 535. It is included in the Stevens Point, Wisconsin Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Bancroft is located in central Wisconsin approximately 10 miles south of Plover and approximately five miles north of Plainfield. Bancroft rests on Portage County Road W just to the east of Interstate 39 / U.S. Highway 51, at exit 143. (Lat: 44° 18' 35.0", Lon: -89° 30' 49.7"). Bancroft is the seat for the Town of Pine Grove. Bancroft has an area of 5.040 square miles (13.05 km2); 5.030 square miles (13.03 km2) of this is land, and 0.010 square miles (0.026 km2) is water.


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