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Welcome to Menomonie ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Menomonie has a population of 16,551 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Menomonie is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Menomonie: (715) and (534)<5>

Websites for Menomonie ...

Official Website: www.menomonie.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Menomonie had an population of 16,551 people. This is an increase of 1.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Menomonie had a population of 16,264 people (or 37.08% of the total population of Dunn County). This makes Menomonie the county's most populous community.

The population of Menomonie represents 0.29% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 50th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,264 people, the population of Menomonie increased 8.88% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 14,937 people).

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

Adding Menomonie to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Menomonie in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Menomonie elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Menomonie on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Menomonie ...

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

  • Wheaton [Chippewa County]
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    • Wheaton [Chippewa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Menomonie
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,828 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheaton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheaton
  • Union [Eau Claire County]
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    • Union [Eau Claire County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Menomonie
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,812 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
  • Tainter [Dunn County]
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    • Tainter [Dunn County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Menomonie
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,433 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tainter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tainter
  • Elk Mound [Dunn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Mound
    • Elk Mound [Dunn County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Menomonie
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,930 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk Mound have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Mound
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Durand [Pepin County]
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      • Durand [Pepin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Menomonie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,800 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durand
    • Brunswick [Eau Claire County]
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      • Brunswick [Eau Claire County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Menomonie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,784 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brunswick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
    • Spring Brook [Dunn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Brook
      • Spring Brook [Dunn County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Menomonie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,674 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Brook
    • Dunn [Dunn County]
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      • Dunn [Dunn County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Menomonie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,600 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunn
    • Woodville [Saint Croix County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodville
      • Woodville [Saint Croix County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Menomonie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,353 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
    • Spring Valley [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Valley
      • Spring Valley [Pierce County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Menomonie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,348 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Valley

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Menomonie. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Menomonie.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Menomonie ...

Looking for more information about Menomonie? 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 Menomonie, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Menomonie.

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The official website for Menomonie: www.menomonie.com/

The official website for Dunn County: www.dunncountywi.govoffice2.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 Dunn, 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 Menomonie.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Menomonie - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Menomonie) 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 Menomonie. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Menomonie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Menomonie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8877, Longitude: -91.9141       In this case, the coordinates for Menomonie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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