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Welcome to Birnamwood ...

The village of Birnamwood is primarily located in Shawano County<1>. A portion of Birnamwood extends into Marathon County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Birnamwood has a population of 776 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Birnamwood is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Birnamwood had an population of 776 people. This is a decrease of 5.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Birnamwood had a population of 818 people. This makes Birnamwood the county's 19th most populous community.

The population of Birnamwood represents 0.01% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1068th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 818 people, the population of Birnamwood increased 2.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 795 people).

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

Communities near Birnamwood ...

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

  • Weston [Marathon County]
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    • Weston [Marathon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Birnamwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,165 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Antigo [Langlade County]
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    • Antigo [Langlade County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Birnamwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,719 people
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  • Wausau [Marathon County]
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    • Wausau [Marathon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Birnamwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,157 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wausau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Schofield [Marathon County]
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    • Schofield [Marathon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Birnamwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,153 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schofield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ringle [Marathon County]
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      • Ringle [Marathon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Birnamwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,743 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ringle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Texas [Marathon County]
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      • Texas [Marathon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Birnamwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,573 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Texas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rolling [Langlade County]
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      • Rolling [Langlade County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Birnamwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,474 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolling have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Antigo [Langlade County]
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      • Antigo [Langlade County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Birnamwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Antigo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Reid [Marathon County]
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      • Reid [Marathon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Birnamwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reid have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Easton [Marathon County]
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      • Easton [Marathon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Birnamwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,130 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Easton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Birnamwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Birnamwood.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Birnamwood. 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 Birnamwood.

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

Adding Birnamwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Birnamwood 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 Birnamwood was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Birnamwood on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Shawano County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Shawano County: www.co.shawano.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 Shawano, 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 Birnamwood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Birnamwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Birnamwood) 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 Birnamwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BirnamwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Birnamwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9311, Longitude: -89.2087       In this case, the coordinates for Birnamwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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