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The location of Town of Shields









Welcome to Shields ...

The Town of Shields is located in Marquette County.

The location of Shields has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Shields has a population of 538 people<2> (see below for details).

Shields is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Shields had a population of 550 people. This makes Shields the county's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 550 people, the population of Shields increased 20.61% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 456 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Shields had an population of 538 people. This is a decrease of 2.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.98% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Shields ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Shields and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Berlin   [Map]   5,386   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brooklyn   [Map]   1,848   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Marion   [Map]   2,046   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Markesan   [Map]   1,408   SE   18 miles [29 km]
New Chester   [Map]   1,999   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Packwaukee   [Map]   1,412   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Shields.

Communities Also Named Shields ...

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

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Shields. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Shields. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Shields.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Shields:

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marquette County: www.co.marquette.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/


Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Shields.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shields - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Shields) 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 Shields. 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 Town of Shields

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shields. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8475, Longitude: -89.3082     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shields have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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