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Welcome to Abbotsford ...

The city of Abbotsford is primarily located in Clark County<1>. A portion of Abbotsford extends into Marathon County.

The location of Abbotsford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Abbotsford has a population of 2,252 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Abbotsford.

Several communities named Abbotsford share the same reason for their choice of Abbotsford. We're speculating that it might apply here: Named after the home of Sir Walter Scott - 'Abbotsford House'.

Abbotsford is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Abbotsford lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Abbotsford: (715) & (534)<5>

The ZIP code for Abbotsford: 54405<6>

Websites for Abbotsford ...

Official Website: www.ci.abbotsford.wi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Abbotsford had an population of 2,252 people. This is a decrease of 2.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Abbotsford had a population of 2,310 people (or 6.66% of the total population of Clark County). This makes Abbotsford the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Abbotsford represents 0.04% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 386th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,310 people, the population of Abbotsford increased 18.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,956 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Abbotsford.

Adding Abbotsford to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Abbotsford in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Abbotsford was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Abbotsford on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Abbotsford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Abbotsford - they are located in British Columbia, Michigan, North Dakota and Quebec.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Abbotsford.

Communities near Abbotsford ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Abbotsford.

  • Medford [Taylor County]
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    • Medford [Taylor County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Abbotsford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,267 people
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  • Medford [Taylor County]
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    • Medford [Taylor County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the north of Abbotsford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,562 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Medford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medford
  • McMillan [Marathon County]
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    • McMillan [Marathon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of Abbotsford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,102 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McMillan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Spencer [Marathon County]
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    • Spencer [Marathon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the south of Abbotsford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,865 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Spencer [Marathon County]
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      • Spencer [Marathon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the south of Abbotsford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,675 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stratford [Marathon County]
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      • Stratford [Marathon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Abbotsford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,571 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stratford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cleveland [Marathon County]
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      • Cleveland [Marathon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of Abbotsford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,491 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Edgar [Marathon County]
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      • Edgar [Marathon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the east of Abbotsford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,434 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgar
    • Loyal [Clark County]
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      • Loyal [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Abbotsford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,229 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loyal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loyal
    • Little Black [Taylor County]
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      • Little Black [Taylor County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the north of Abbotsford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,112 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Black have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Black

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Abbotsford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Abbotsford.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Abbotsford. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Abbotsford.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abbotsford. See our Newspapers Page for Abbotsford.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Abbotsford: www.ci.abbotsford.wi.us/

The official website for Clark County: www.co.clark.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Clark, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abbotsford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abbotsford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Abbotsford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Abbotsford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Abbotsford) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Abbotsford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AbbotsfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbotsford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9491, Longitude: -90.3274       In this case, the coordinates for Abbotsford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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