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Welcome to Rock ...

The Town of Rock is located in Wood County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Rock has a population of 2,034 people<3> (see below for details).

Rock is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rock had an population of 2,034 people. This is an increase of 137.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 137.62% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Rock had a population of 855 people. This makes Rock the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Rock represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1019th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 855 people, the population of Rock has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 856 people).

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

Communities Also Named Rock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Rock: This one is located in Wood County and the other is located in Rock County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rock.

Communities near Rock ...

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

  • Marshfield [Wood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshfield
    • Marshfield [Wood County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,471 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshfield
  • Neillsville [Clark County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neillsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neillsville
    • Neillsville [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,409 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neillsville
  • McMillan [Marathon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McMillan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McMillan
    • McMillan [Marathon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,103 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMillan
  • Spencer [Marathon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
    • Spencer [Marathon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Spencer [Marathon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
      • Spencer [Marathon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,686 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
    • Stratford [Marathon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stratford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stratford
      • Stratford [Marathon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,577 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stratford
    • Richfield [Wood County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richfield
      • Richfield [Wood County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,552 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richfield
    • Lincoln [Wood County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
      • Lincoln [Wood County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,531 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
    • Fremont [Clark County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fremont
      • Fremont [Clark County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,280 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
    • Loyal [Clark County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loyal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loyal
      • Loyal [Clark County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,233 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loyal

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Wood County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wood County: www.co.wood.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 Wood, 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 Rock.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rock - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rock) 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 Rock. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5614, Longitude: -90.2521       In this case, the coordinates for Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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