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Town of Willard, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Willard ...

The Town of Willard is located in Rusk County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, the Town of Willard has a population of 486 people<1> (see below for details).

Willard is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Willard: (715) and (534)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Willard had a population of 505 people. This makes Willard the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 505 people, the population of Willard decreased 6.31% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 539 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Willard had an population of 486 people. This is a decrease of 3.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.83% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Willard ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Willard and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2016
Arthur   [Map]   770   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bloomer   [Map]   1,065   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   881   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Colburn   [Map]   873   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cornell   [Map]   1,426   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Flambeau   [Map]   1,034   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Willard. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Willard. 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 Willard.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Willard. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Willard.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Willard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Willard.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Willard. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Willard) 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 Willard. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Willard

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Willard. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3283, Longitude: -91.1188     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Willard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Willard.