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Welcome to Merrill ...
The location of Merrill has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Merrill has a population of 9,049 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Merrill.
Merrill is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Merrill lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Merrill: (715) & (534)<5>
Websites for Merrill ...
Official Website: www.ci.merrill.wi.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.merrillchamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Merrill had an population of 9,049 people. This is a decrease of 6.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.81% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Merrill had a population of 9,661 people (which is 33.61% of the total population of Lincoln County). This makes Merrill the county's most populous community.
The population of Merrill represents 0.17% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 93rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,661 people, the population of Merrill decreased 4.78% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 10,146 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Merrill.
Communities Also Named Merrill ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Merrill - they are located in California, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Merrill.
Communities near Merrill ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Merrill.
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 Merrill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Merrill.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Merrill.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Merrill. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Merrill.
Adding Merrill to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Merrill in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Merrill was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Merrill on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Merrill on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Merrill: www.ci.merrill.wi.us/
The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022