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Welcome to Rib Mountain ...

The Town of Rib Mountain is located in Marathon County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Rib Mountain: Rib Mtn. (or less commonly used: Rib Mntn.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Rib Mountain has a population of 6,890 people<3> (see below for details).

Rib Mountain is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Rib Mountain: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rib Mountain had an population of 6,890 people. This is an increase of 0.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Rib Mountain had a population of 6,825 people (which is 5.09% of the total population of Marathon County). This makes Rib Mountain the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Rib Mountain represents 0.12% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 139th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,825 people, the population of Rib Mountain decreased 9.67% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,556 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rib Mountain.

Communities near Rib Mountain ...

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

  • Weston [Marathon County]
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    • Weston [Marathon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Rib Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,165 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Merrill [Lincoln County]
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    • Merrill [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Rib Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,990 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merrill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Mosinee [Marathon County]
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    • Mosinee [Marathon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Rib Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,195 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mosinee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Maine [Marathon County]
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    • Maine [Marathon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Rib Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,569 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stettin [Marathon County]
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      • Stettin [Marathon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Rib Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stettin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mosinee [Marathon County]
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      • Mosinee [Marathon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Rib Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,197 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mosinee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wausau [Marathon County]
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      • Wausau [Marathon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Rib Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,157 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wausau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Knowlton [Marathon County]
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      • Knowlton [Marathon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Rib Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,027 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knowlton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pine River [Lincoln County]
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      • Pine River [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Rib Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ringle [Marathon County]
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      • Ringle [Marathon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Rib Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,743 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ringle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Rib Mountain. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rib Mountain.

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rib Mountain. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Marathon County: www.co.marathon.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 Marathon, 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 Rib Mountain.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rib Mountain - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rib Mountain) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rib Mountain. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rib MountainOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rib Mountain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8964, Longitude: -89.6840       In this case, the coordinates for Rib Mountain have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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