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Welcome to Ruby ...

The Town of Ruby is located in Chippewa County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Ruby has a population of 512 people<3> (see below for details).

Ruby is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ruby: (715) & (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ruby had an population of 512 people. This is an increase of 3.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Ruby had a population of 494 people. This makes Ruby the county's 29th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 494 people, the population of Ruby increased 10.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 446 people).

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

Communities near Ruby ...

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

  • Stanley [Chippewa County]
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    • Stanley [Chippewa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Ruby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,705 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
  • Ladysmith [Rusk County]
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    • Ladysmith [Rusk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Ruby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,054 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ladysmith have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ladysmith
  • Cornell [Chippewa County]
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    • Cornell [Chippewa County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Ruby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,400 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornell
  • Lake Holcombe [Chippewa County]
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    • Lake Holcombe [Chippewa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Ruby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,080 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Holcombe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Holcombe
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flambeau [Rusk County]
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      • Flambeau [Rusk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Ruby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,062 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flambeau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flambeau
    • Delmar [Chippewa County]
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      • Delmar [Chippewa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Ruby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delmar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cleveland [Chippewa County]
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      • Cleveland [Chippewa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Ruby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 905 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
    • Colburn [Chippewa County]
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      • Colburn [Chippewa County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Ruby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 891 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colburn
    • Thorp [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thorp
      • Thorp [Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Ruby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 853 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thorp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thorp
    • Grant [Rusk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grant
      • Grant [Rusk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Ruby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 818 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grant

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chippewa County: www.co.chippewa.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 Chippewa, 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 Ruby.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ruby - 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- Ruby) 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 Ruby. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RubyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ruby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2383, Longitude: -90.9840       In this case, the coordinates for Ruby have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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