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Abbotsford, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Abbotsford ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Abbotsford has a population of 2,265 people<1> (see below for details).

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.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Abbotsford: (715) & (534)<3>

The ZIP code for Abbotsford: 54405<4>

Population Details ...

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 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 (that had a count of 1,956 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Abbotsford had an population of 2,265 people. This is a decrease of 1.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.8% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Abbotsford ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Abbotsford and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2017
Cleveland   [Map]   1,504   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edgar   [Map]   1,455   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Little Black   [Map]   1,107   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Loyal   [Map]   1,238   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
McMillan   [Map]   2,107   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Medford   [Map]   2,563   N   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Abbotsford.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Abbotsford. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abbotsford.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Abbotsford:

Websites for Abbotsford ...

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Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Abbotsford. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abbotsford.

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

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<3>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Abbotsford.

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<4>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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Abbotsford. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abbotsford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbotsford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9491, Longitude: -90.3274     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Abbotsford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Abbotsford.


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