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Welcome to Schofield ...

The city of Schofield is located in Marathon County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Schofield has a population of 2,166 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Schofield.

Schofield is 1,160 feet [354 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Schofield had an population of 2,166 people. This is a decrease of 0.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Schofield had a population of 2,169 people. This makes Schofield the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Schofield represents 0.04% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 408th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,169 people, the population of Schofield increased 2.46% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,117 people).

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

Communities Also Named Schofield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Schofield - they are located in Colorado, Michigan, Missouri and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Schofield ...

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

  • Merrill [Lincoln County]
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    • Merrill [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Schofield
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merrill
  • Kronenwetter [Marathon County]
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    • Kronenwetter [Marathon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Schofield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,143 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kronenwetter
  • Mosinee [Marathon County]
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    • Mosinee [Marathon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Schofield
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mosinee
  • Marathon City [Marathon County]
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    • Marathon City [Marathon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Schofield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,516 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marathon City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Edgar [Marathon County]
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      • Edgar [Marathon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Schofield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,434 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgar
    • Birnamwood [Shawano County]
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      • Birnamwood [Shawano County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Schofield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 772 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birnamwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birnamwood
    • Hatley [Marathon County]
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      • Hatley [Marathon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Schofield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 603 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Brokaw [Marathon County]
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      • Brokaw [Marathon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Schofield
      • Estimated population in 2018: 245 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brokaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brokaw
    • Elderon [Marathon County]
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      • Elderon [Marathon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Schofield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 213 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elderon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elderon
    • Eland [Shawano County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eland
      • Eland [Shawano County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Schofield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 205 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eland

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

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

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

Adding Schofield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Schofield 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 Schofield was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Schofield on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Schofield on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Schofield. 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 Schofield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Schofield - 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 '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- Schofield) 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 Schofield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SchofieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Schofield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9152, Longitude: -89.6121       In this case, the coordinates for Schofield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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