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Welcome to Stratford ...

The village of Stratford is located in Marathon County.

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

When the people of Stratford refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Straffordian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Stratford has a population of 1,579 people<3> (see below for details).

Stratford is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stratford had a population of 1,578 people. This makes Stratford the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Stratford represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 551st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,578 people, the population of Stratford increased 3.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,523 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Stratford had an population of 1,579 people (or an increase of 3.68% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Stratford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Stratford and not the distance if you are going to drive.<6>.

Community   2017
Abbotsford   [Map]   2,265   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Colby   [Map]   1,831   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Marshfield   [Map]   18,405   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
McMillan   [Map]   2,107   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mosinee   [Map]   2,190   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mosinee   [Map]   4,002   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Stratford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Stratford - they are located in California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia (2) and Washington.

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

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 Stratford. 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 Stratford. 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 Stratford.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stratford. 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.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Stratford refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a village's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Stratford may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stratford.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stratford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<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- Stratford) 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 Stratford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stratford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stratford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8011, Longitude: -90.0724     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stratford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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