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Located in: Marathon County (see below)

Time Zone: Athens lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (534)<1>, (715)

Elevation: 1,410 feet [429.77 m] above sea level<2>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Athens)

Population

2012:<3>     1,101   (0.36% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     1,105   (0.91% increase since 2000)
2000:     1,095

Total Area:<4>   2.46 sq. miles [6.4 km²]

Housing Units:<5>   503

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

Lat:   45°2'0" N   (or 45.03° N)
Lon:   -90°4'35" W   (or -90.08° W)

Name of USGS Topo Map:<7>   Athens

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Athens

GNIS ID:   1582727
FIPS State / Place Code:   55 / 03550

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Athens)


About Marathon County

The village of Wausau is the County Seat for Marathon County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Marathon)

Population

2012:     134,735   (0.5% increase since 2010)  
2010:     134,063   (6.54% increase since 2000)
2000:     125,834

Total Area:   1,576 sq. miles [4,082.6 km²]   - of which 1.99% is water (31.33 sq. miles [81.1 km²])

Housing Units:   57,734

Official Website:   www.co.marathon.wi.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Marathon

GNIS ID:   1581096
FIPS State / County Code:   55 / 073

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Athens)


About Wisconsin

From the US Census

Population

2012:     5,726,398   (0.69% increase since 2010)  
2010:     5,686,986   (6.03% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,363,675

Websites for State of Wisconsin

Official Website:   www.wisconsin.gov
Tourism:   www.travelwisconsin.com
Parks:   www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/land/parks/
Fishing:   dnr.wi.gov/org/water/fhp/fish/
Hunting:   dnr.wi.gov/org/land/wildlife/HUNT/index.htm

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Wisconsin

GNIS ID:   1779806
FIPS State:   55

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Athens)

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Athens. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Marathon County


The Panormaio photo collection contain pictures for the area around Athens:

Panoramio.com

Working on your genealogy? We always start with these websites when searching in and around the area of Athens and Marathon County:

Cyndi's List for the State of Wisconsin,
        for Marathon County
 
Family Search for the State of Wisconsin,
        for Marathon County
 
USGenWeb for the State of Wisconsin

We have a longer, more detailed list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Athens.






Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Athens.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Athens - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2012.

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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Athens. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<5>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<6>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Athens, rather it may be a prominent feature such as the location of City Hall, the main Post Office, an airport, the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<7>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Athens.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Athens.



 
 
 

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