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Welcome to Marshfield ...

The city of Marshfield is primarily located in Wood County<1>. A portion of Marshfield extends into Marathon County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Marshfield has a population of 18,432 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Marshfield is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Marshfield: (715) and (534)<4>

Websites for Marshfield ...

Official Website:   www.ci.marshfield.wi.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.marshfieldchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Marshfield had an population of 18,432 people. This is a decrease of 3.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Marshfield had a population of 19,118 people (or 25.58% of the total population of Wood County). This makes Marshfield the county's most populous community.

The population of Marshfield represents 0.34% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,118 people, the population of Marshfield increased 1.69% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,800 people).

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

Communities Also Named Marshfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Marshfield: This one is located in Wood County and the other is located in Buffalo County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 16 communities that are also named Marshfield - they are located in Indiana (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island and Vermont.

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

Communities near Marshfield ...

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

  • Colby [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colby
    • Colby [Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Marshfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,941 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colby have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colby
  • Spencer [Marathon County]
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    • Spencer [Marathon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Marshfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,865 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
  • Stratford [Marathon County]
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    • Stratford [Marathon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Marshfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,571 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stratford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stratford
  • Loyal [Clark County]
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    • Loyal [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Marshfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,229 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loyal have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loyal
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pittsville [Wood County]
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      • Pittsville [Wood County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Marshfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 820 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsville
    • Auburndale [Wood County]
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      • Auburndale [Wood County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Marshfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 658 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburndale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburndale
    • Vesper [Wood County]
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      • Vesper [Wood County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Marshfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vesper have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vesper
    • Granton [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granton
      • Granton [Clark County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Marshfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 343 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granton
    • Unity [Marathon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unity
      • Unity [Marathon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Marshfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 329 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unity have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
    • Arpin [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arpin
      • Arpin [Wood County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Marshfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arpin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arpin

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Wood County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marshfield: www.ci.marshfield.wi.us/

The official website for Wood County: www.co.wood.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 Wood, 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 Marshfield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Marshfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Marshfield) 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 Marshfield. 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 MarshfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marshfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6671, Longitude: -90.1733    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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