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The location of Town of Wausau









Welcome to Wausau ...

The Town of Wausau is located in Marathon County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Wausau has a population of 2,236 people<2> (see below for details).

Wausau is 1,400 feet [427 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Wausau: (715) and (534)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Wausau had a population of 2,229 people. This makes Wausau the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Wausau represents 0.04% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 393rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,229 people, the population of Wausau has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,214 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wausau had an population of 2,236 people. This is an increase of 0.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.99% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wausau ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Kronenwetter   [Map]   7,736   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Maine   [Map]   2,348   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Merrill   [Map]   2,946   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Merrill   [Map]   9,161   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mosinee   [Map]   4,002   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rib Mountain   [Map]   6,887   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

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 Wausau. 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 Wausau. 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 Wausau.

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

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About Marathon County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Wausau) 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 Wausau. 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 Wausau

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wausau. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9816, Longitude: -89.5551     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wausau have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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