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Welcome to Unity ...

The village of Unity is primarily located in Marathon County<1>. A portion of Unity extends into Clark County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Unity has a population of 330 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Unity is 1,330 feet [405 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Unity had an population of 330 people. This is a decrease of 3.79% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Unity had a population of 343 people. This makes Unity the county's 53rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 343 people, the population of Unity decreased 6.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 368 people).

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

Adding Unity 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 Unity 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 Unity 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 Unity on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Unity ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Unity - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (3), Georgia (3), Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Tennessee (3), Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Unity ...

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

  • Marshfield [Wood County]
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    • Marshfield [Wood County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Unity
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,471 people
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  • Medford [Taylor County]
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    • Medford [Taylor County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Unity
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,282 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medford
  • Abbotsford [Clark County]
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    • Abbotsford [Clark County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Unity
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,233 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbotsford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbotsford
  • McMillan [Marathon County]
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    • McMillan [Marathon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Unity
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,103 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McMillan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Colby [Clark County]
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      • Colby [Clark County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Unity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,949 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colby
    • Spencer [Marathon County]
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      • Spencer [Marathon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Unity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,878 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Spencer [Marathon County]
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      • Spencer [Marathon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Unity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stratford [Marathon County]
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      • Stratford [Marathon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Unity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,577 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stratford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stratford
    • Lincoln [Wood County]
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      • Lincoln [Wood County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Unity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
    • Cleveland [Marathon County]
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      • Cleveland [Marathon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Unity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Unity. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Unity.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Unity - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Unity) 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 Unity. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Unity

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Unity. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8519, Longitude: -90.3174       In this case, the coordinates for Unity have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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