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Town of Merrill, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Merrill ...

The Town of Merrill is located in Lincoln County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, the Town of Merrill has a population of 2,932 people<1> (see below for details).

Merrill is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Merrill: (715) and (534)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Merrill had a population of 2,980 people (or 10.37% of the total population of Lincoln County). This makes Merrill the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Merrill represents 0.05% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 302nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,980 people, the population of Merrill has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 2,979 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Merrill had an population of 2,932 people. This is a decrease of 1.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.58% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Merrill ...

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

Community   2016
Bradley   [Map]   2,372   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Maine   [Map]   2,355   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Merrill   [Map]   9,225   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pine River   [Map]   1,810   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Scott   [Map]   1,414   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stettin   [Map]   2,540   S   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Merrill. 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 Merrill. 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 Merrill.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Merrill. 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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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 Merrill.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Merrill - 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 Merrill.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Merrill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Merrill) 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 Merrill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Merrill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Merrill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2452, Longitude: -89.6754     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Merrill 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 Merrill.