Bancroft, Wisconsin

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Bancroft, Wisconsin
Census-designated place
Bancroft, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Bancroft, Wisconsin
Bancroft, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°18′35″N 89°30′49″W / 44.30972°N 89.51361°W / 44.30972; -89.51361
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Portage
 • 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)[1]
 • Total 535
 • Density 110/sq mi (41/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1561145[2]

Bancroft is an unincorporated census-designated place in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population is 535.[1] It is included in the Stevens Point, Wisconsin Micropolitan Statistical Area.[3]


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.


Bancroft is home to the Bancroft Elementary School of the Almond-Bancroft School District. Bancroft has the Quik Mart gas station and several bars, including Pop A Top. Bancroft is home to Cheese Pleasers Cheese Factory and Gift Shop. Bancroft has a post office designated by the zip code 54921.


Coordinates: 44°18′35.0″N 89°30′49.7″W / 44.309722°N 89.513806°W / 44.309722; -89.513806