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Welcome to Shantytown ...

Shantytown is located in Marathon County<1>.

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

Shantytown is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Shantytown: (715) & (534)<4>

Communities Also Named Shantytown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Shantytown - they are located in Illinois and Missouri (2).

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

Communities near Shantytown ...

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

  • Stevens Point [Portage County]
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    • Stevens Point [Portage County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Shantytown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,949 people
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  • Weston [Marathon County]
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    • Weston [Marathon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Shantytown
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
  • Plover [Portage County]
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    • Plover [Portage County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Shantytown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,252 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Kronenwetter [Marathon County]
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    • Kronenwetter [Marathon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Shantytown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,143 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rothschild [Marathon County]
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      • Rothschild [Marathon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Shantytown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,256 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rothschild 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Shantytown
      • 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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    • Schofield [Marathon County]
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      • Schofield [Marathon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Shantytown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schofield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Whiting [Portage County]
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      • Whiting [Portage County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Shantytown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whiting have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whiting
    • Iola [Waupaca County]
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      • Iola [Waupaca County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Shantytown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iola
    • Amherst [Portage County]
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      • Amherst [Portage County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Shantytown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,082 people
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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 Shantytown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Shantytown.

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

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

Adding Shantytown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Marathon County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shantytown. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shantytown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shantytown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shantytown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6877, Longitude: -89.4240       In this case, the coordinates for Shantytown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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