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Welcome to Knowlton ...

The Town of Knowlton is located in Marathon County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Knowlton has a population of 2,032 people<3> (see below for details).

Knowlton is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Knowlton: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Knowlton had an population of 2,032 people. This is an increase of 6.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Knowlton had a population of 1,910 people. This makes Knowlton the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Knowlton represents 0.03% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 465th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,910 people, the population of Knowlton increased 13.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,688 people).

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

Communities near Knowlton ...

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

  • Wausau [Marathon County]
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    • Wausau [Marathon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Knowlton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,561 people
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  • Stevens Point [Portage County]
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    • Stevens Point [Portage County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Knowlton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,880 people
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  • Weston [Marathon County]
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    • Weston [Marathon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Knowlton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,167 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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  • Plover [Portage County]
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    • Plover [Portage County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Knowlton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,099 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kronenwetter [Marathon County]
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      • Kronenwetter [Marathon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Knowlton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,079 people
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    • Rib Mountain [Marathon County]
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      • Rib Mountain [Marathon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Knowlton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,891 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rib Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hull [Portage County]
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      • Hull [Portage County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Knowlton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,511 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hull have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rothschild [Marathon County]
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      • Rothschild [Marathon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Knowlton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,267 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rothschild have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mosinee [Marathon County]
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      • Mosinee [Marathon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Knowlton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,072 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mosinee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stettin [Marathon County]
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      • Stettin [Marathon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Knowlton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,474 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stettin 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 Knowlton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Knowlton.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marathon County: www.co.marathon.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 Marathon, 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 Knowlton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Knowlton - 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- Knowlton) 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 Knowlton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Knowlton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Knowlton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7300, Longitude: -89.6651       In this case, the coordinates for Knowlton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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