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Florence, Wisconsin
Census-designated place
Looking west at downtown Florence
Looking west at downtown Florence
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Florence
Area
 • Total 1.783 sq mi (4.62 km2)
 • Land 1.704 sq mi (4.41 km2)
 • Water 0.079 sq mi (0.20 km2)
Elevation
1,306 ft (398 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 592
 • Density 332.0/sq mi (128.20/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
54121
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1565079

Florence is a census-designated place in and the county seat of Florence County, Wisconsin, United States. Florence is located in northern Florence County, in the town of Florence. Florence has a post office with ZIP code 54121. The community was named a census-designated place in 2010. As of the 2010 census, its population was 592.

Geography

Florence is located at 45°55′20″N 88°15′06″W / 45.92222°N 88.25167°W / 45.92222; -88.25167 at an elevation of 1,306 feet (398 m). Florence is situated in the Northern Highland region of Wisconsin near the Michigan border. Fisher Lake is located to the south of the community, and Fisher Creek runs to its east. The community of Commonwealth is 1 mile (1.6 km) south of Florence. The nearest city to Florence is Iron Mountain, which is 11.5 miles (18.5 km) to the southeast; Florence County has no incorporated communities. US Highway 2 and US Highway 141 run through the community, and Wisconsin Highway 70 and Wisconsin Highway 101 terminate in western Florence; County Highway N also serves the community.

Education

Florence High School is the area's public high school.

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