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Abbotsford, Wisconsin

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The location of Abbotsford

Welcome to Abbotsford ...

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

The location of Abbotsford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Abbotsford has a population of 2,265 people<2> (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.<3>.

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

Area codes for Abbotsford: (715) and (534)<4>

The ZIP code for Abbotsford: 54405<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Abbotsford had a population of 2,310 people (which is 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 (which had a count of 1,956 people).

Taken from the 2018 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 ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Abbotsford and not the distance if driven.<6>.

Community   2018
Cleveland   [Map]   1,490   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edgar   [Map]   1,443   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Little Black   [Map]   1,113   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Loyal   [Map]   1,234   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
McMillan   [Map]   2,100   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Medford   [Map]   2,578   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Abbotsford. If available, we provide a satellite 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 ...

Official Website:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Clark County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Abbotsford:

The official website for Clark County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<5>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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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Abbotsford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abbotsford

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Abbotsford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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