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Welcome to Ladysmith ...

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

The location of Ladysmith has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ladysmith has a population of 3,154 people<2> (see below for details).

Ladysmith is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Ladysmith: (715) & (534)<4>

Population Details ...

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 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ladysmith had an population of 3,154 people. This is a decrease of 7.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.79% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ladysmith ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Atlanta   [Map]   588   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Birch Creek   [Map]   531   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bruce   [Map]   715   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dewey   [Map]   522   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lake Holcombe   [Map]   1,063   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Marshall   [Map]   683   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ladysmith. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ladysmith. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ladysmith:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages 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>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ladysmith.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ladysmith - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<5>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 from Point A (ie- Ladysmith) 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 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 Ladysmith

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ladysmith have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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