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Welcome to Gilman ...

The village of Gilman is located in Taylor County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Gilman, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1908.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gilman has a population of 392 people<2> (see below for details).

Gilman is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Gilman: (715) and (534)<4>

The ZIP code for Gilman: 54433<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gilman had an population of 392 people. This is a decrease of 4.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gilman had a population of 410 people. This makes Gilman the county's 19th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 410 people, the population of Gilman decreased 13.5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 474 people).

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

Communities Also Named Gilman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 16 communities that are also named Gilman - they are located in Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine (2), Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Gilman ...

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

  • Stanley
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanley
    • Stanley is located in Chippewa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,705 people
  • Thorp
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thorp have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thorp
    • Thorp is located in Clark County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,604 people
  • Cornell
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornell have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornell
    • Cornell is located in Chippewa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,400 people
  • Owen
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owen
    • Owen is located in Clark County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 925 people
  • Boyd
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyd have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boyd
    • Boyd is located in Chippewa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 528 people
  • Withee
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Withee
    • Withee is located in Clark County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 472 people
  • Sheldon
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheldon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheldon
    • Sheldon is located in Rusk County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 210 people
  • Lublin
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lublin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lublin
    • Lublin is located in Taylor County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 113 people
  • Conrath
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conrath have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conrath
    • Conrath is located in Rusk County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 90 people
  • Hughey ‑ Historic
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hughey have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hughey
    • Hughey is located in Taylor County

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

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

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

Adding Gilman to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Gilman was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Gilman post office opened in 1908.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Gilman.

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

The official website for Taylor County: www.taylor-county.com/

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 Taylor, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gilman.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gilman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<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 village (such as Gilman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gilman or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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