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Welcome to Ladysmith ...

The city of Ladysmith is located in Rusk County<1> and is the County Seat for Rusk County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ladysmith has a population of 3,101 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Ladysmith is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ladysmith had an population of 3,101 people. This is a decrease of 9.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ladysmith had a population of 3,414 people (or 23.14% of the total population of Rusk County). This makes Ladysmith the county's most populous community.

The population of Ladysmith represents 0.06% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 258th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,414 people, the population of Ladysmith decreased 13.17% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,932 people).

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

Communities Also Named Ladysmith ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Ladysmith - they are located in British Columbia, Kansas, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Virginia.

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

Communities near Ladysmith ...

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

  • Lake Holcombe [Chippewa County]
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    • Lake Holcombe [Chippewa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Ladysmith
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,080 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Holcombe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Holcombe
  • Thornapple [Rusk County]
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    • Thornapple [Rusk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Ladysmith
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 782 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thornapple have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thornapple
  • Bruce [Rusk County]
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    • Bruce [Rusk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Ladysmith
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 688 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bruce
  • Marshall [Rusk County]
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    • Marshall [Rusk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Ladysmith
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 687 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Atlanta [Rusk County]
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      • Atlanta [Rusk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Ladysmith
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 598 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atlanta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Stubbs [Rusk County]
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      • Stubbs [Rusk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Ladysmith
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 582 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stubbs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stubbs
    • Birch Creek [Chippewa County]
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      • Birch Creek [Chippewa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Ladysmith
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 540 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birch Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birch Creek
    • Dewey [Rusk County]
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      • Dewey [Rusk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Ladysmith
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 518 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dewey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dewey
    • Ruby [Chippewa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruby
      • Ruby [Chippewa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Ladysmith
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 512 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruby
    • Willard [Rusk County]
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      • Willard [Rusk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Ladysmith
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willard

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ladysmith. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ladysmith.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Rusk County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rusk County: www.ruskcounty.org/

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 Rusk, 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 Ladysmith.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ladysmith - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ladysmith) 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 Ladysmith. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LadysmithOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ladysmith. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4627, Longitude: -91.0960       In this case, the coordinates for Ladysmith have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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