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Marshfield, Wisconsin
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Welcome to Marshfield ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Marshfield has a population of 18,467 people<1> (see below for details).

Marshfield is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Marshfield: (715) & (534)<3>

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 18,800 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Marshfield had an population of 18,467 people. This is a decrease of 3.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.77% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Marshfield ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Cleveland   [Map]   1,492   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Colby   [Map]   1,831   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Day   [Map]   1,142   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fremont   [Map]   1,268   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Loyal   [Map]   1,240   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Richfield   [Map]   1,589   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Marshfield. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Marshfield.

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

Websites for Marshfield ...

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Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Marshfield. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Marshfield.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Marshfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Marshfield.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Marshfield. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 Marshfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marshfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6608, Longitude: -90.1718     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Marshfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Marshfield.