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Welcome to Wausau ...
The location of Wausau has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Wausau: WA-SAW<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Wausau has a population of 38,739 people<3> (see below for details).
Wausau is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Wausau lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Wausau: (715) & (534)<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wausau had a population of 39,106 people (which is 29.17% of the total population of Marathon County). This makes Wausau the county's most populous community.
The population of Wausau represents 0.69% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 17th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 39,106 people, the population of Wausau increased 1.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 38,426 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wausau had an population of 38,739 people. This is a decrease of 0.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.81% 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 you are going to drive.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Wausau.
Communities Also Named Wausau ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Wausau - it's located in Florida.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wausau.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
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Websites for Wausau ...
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The official website for Wausau: www.ci.wausau.wi.us/
The official website for Marathon County: www.co.marathon.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 Jan 2019