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Town of Spencer, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Spencer ...

The Town of Spencer is located in Marathon County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Spencer has a population of 1,674 people<2> (see below for details).

Spencer is 1,310 feet [399 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Spencer had a population of 1,581 people. This makes Spencer the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Spencer represents 0.03% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 548th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,581 people, the population of Spencer increased 17.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,341 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Spencer had an population of 1,674 people. This is an increase of 5.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.83% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Spencer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Spencer - it's located in New York.

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

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 Spencer. 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 Spencer. 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 Spencer.

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

Communities near Spencer ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Marshfield   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Spencer

Located in Wood County

Abbotsford   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the North (N) of Spencer

Located in Clark County

Town of McMillan   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the East (E) of Spencer

Town of Rock   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the South (S) of Spencer

Located in Wood County

Colby   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the North (N) of Spencer

Located in Clark County

Stratford   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Spencer

Town of Richfield   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Spencer

Located in Wood County

Town of Lincoln   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the South (S) of Spencer

Located in Wood County

Town of Cleveland   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Spencer

Edgar   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Spencer

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Marathon County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marathon County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Spencer.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spencer - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spencer) 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 Spencer. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Spencer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spencer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7277, Longitude: -90.2562     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spencer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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