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Welcome to Thorp ...

The city of Thorp is located in Clark County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Thorp has a population of 1,611 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Thorp is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Thorp: (715) & (534)<5>

The ZIP code for Thorp: 54771<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Thorp had an population of 1,611 people. This is a decrease of 0.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Thorp had a population of 1,621 people. This makes Thorp the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Thorp represents 0.03% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 539th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,621 people, the population of Thorp increased 5.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,536 people).

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

Adding Thorp to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Thorp in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Thorp elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Thorp ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Thorp - they are located in Kansas, Michigan and Washington.

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

Communities near Thorp ...

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

  • Stanley [Chippewa County]
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    • Stanley [Chippewa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the west of Thorp
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,711 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
  • Cadott [Chippewa County]
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    • Cadott [Chippewa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of Thorp
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,424 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cadott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cadott
  • Edson [Chippewa County]
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    • Edson [Chippewa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Thorp
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,132 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Sigel [Chippewa County]
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    • Sigel [Chippewa County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the west of Thorp
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,094 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sigel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greenwood [Clark County]
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      • Greenwood [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Thorp
      • Estimated population in 2019: 998 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Withee [Clark County]
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      • Withee [Clark County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Thorp
      • Estimated population in 2019: 978 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Withee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Delmar [Chippewa County]
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      • Delmar [Chippewa County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the west of Thorp
      • Estimated population in 2019: 969 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delmar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delmar
    • Holway [Taylor County]
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      • Holway [Taylor County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Thorp
      • Estimated population in 2019: 954 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Owen [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owen
      • Owen [Clark County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the east of Thorp
      • Estimated population in 2019: 928 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owen
    • Colburn [Chippewa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colburn
      • Colburn [Chippewa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Thorp
      • Estimated population in 2019: 888 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colburn

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

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

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

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About Clark County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clark County: www.co.clark.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 Clark, 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 Thorp.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thorp - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Thorp). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Thorp or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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- Thorp) 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 Thorp. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Thorp

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thorp. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9597, Longitude: -90.8010       In this case, the coordinates for Thorp have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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