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(Clark County)

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Welcome to Eaton ...

The Town of Eaton is located in Clark County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Eaton has a population of 717 people<3> (see below for details).

Eaton is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Eaton: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eaton had an population of 717 people. This is an increase of 0.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Eaton had a population of 712 people. This makes Eaton the county's 27th most populous community.

The population of Eaton represents 0.01% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1193rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 712 people, the population of Eaton increased 7.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 665 people).

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

Communities Also Named Eaton ...

While we believe that this Eaton is located in Clark County, we know of another 2 Wisconsin communities named Eaton. Those communities are located in the following counties: Brown and Manitowoc County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 3 communities that are also named Eaton - they are located in and New York.

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

Communities near Eaton ...

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

  • Neillsville [Clark County]
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    • Neillsville [Clark County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Eaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,409 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neillsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neillsville
  • Colby [Clark County]
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    • Colby [Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Eaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,949 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colby
  • Spencer [Marathon County]
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    • Spencer [Marathon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Eaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,878 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
  • Spencer [Marathon County]
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    • Spencer [Marathon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Eaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,686 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Thorp [Clark County]
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      • Thorp [Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Eaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,611 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thorp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thorp
    • Lincoln [Wood County]
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      • Lincoln [Wood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Eaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fremont [Clark County]
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      • Fremont [Clark County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Eaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,280 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
    • Loyal [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loyal
      • Loyal [Clark County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Eaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,233 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
    • Pine Valley [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Valley
      • Pine Valley [Clark County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Eaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,171 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Valley
    • Withee [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Withee
      • Withee [Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Eaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 978 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Withee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Withee

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 Eaton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Eaton.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Clark County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Eaton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eaton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Eaton) 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 Eaton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eaton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eaton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7222, Longitude: -90.6229       In this case, the coordinates for Eaton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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