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Welcome to Marinette ...

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



While we don't have a date for the founding of Marinette, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1853.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Marinette has a population of 10,513 people<2> (see below for details).

Marinette is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Marinette: 54143<4>

Websites for Marinette ...

Official Website: www.marinette.wi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Marinette had an population of 10,513 people. This is a decrease of 4.15% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Marinette had a population of 10,968 people (which is 26.27% of the total population of Marinette County). This makes Marinette the county's most populous community.

The population of Marinette represents 0.19% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 82nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,968 people, the population of Marinette decreased 6.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,749 people).

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

Communities Also Named Marinette ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Marinette - it's located in Nova Scotia.

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

Communities near Marinette ...

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

  • Oconto
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oconto
    • Oconto is located in Oconto County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,575 people
  • Peshtigo
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peshtigo
    • Peshtigo is located in Marinette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,326 people
  • Lake
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake
    • Lake is located in Marinette County
    • Estimated population in 2015: 1,136 people
  • Coleman
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coleman
    • Coleman is located in Marinette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 684 people
  • Pound
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pound have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pound
    • Pound is located in Marinette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 358 people
  • Egg Harbor
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Egg Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egg Harbor
    • Egg Harbor is located in Door County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 202 people
  • Kew
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kew have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kew
    • Kew is located in Menominee County (MI)
  • Rubys Corner
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rubys Corner
    • Rubys Corner is located in Marinette County
  • Harmony
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
    • Harmony is located in Marinette County
  • Carbondale
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale is located in Menominee County (MI)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Marinette. Our list includes 20 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Marinette.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marinette ...

Looking for more information about Marinette? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Marinette, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Marinette.

Adding Marinette to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Marinette 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 Marinette was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Marinette post office opened in 1853.

We also found Marinette in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Marinette.

The official website for Marinette: www.marinette.wi.us/

The official website for Marinette County: www.marinettecounty.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 Marinette, 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 Marinette.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Marinette - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Marinette). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Marinette or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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.
<6>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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