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Town of Willard, Wisconsin

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The location of Town of Willard

Welcome to Willard ...

The Town of Willard is located in Rusk County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Willard has a population of 485 people<2> (see below for details).

Willard is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Willard: (715) and (534)<4>

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 (which had a count of 539 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Willard had an population of 485 people. This is a decrease of 3.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.02% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Willard ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Willard and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Arthur   [Map]   780   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bloomer   [Map]   1,081   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   889   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Colburn   [Map]   878   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cornell   [Map]   1,419   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Flambeau   [Map]   1,048   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Willard. 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 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:

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Rusk County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rusk County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

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 Willard.

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<3>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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<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 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 for our own planning, 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 we use 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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