Marathon County , Wisconsin

Marathon County: County in Wisconsin, United States

Marathon County locator map
Location of Marathon County on Wisconsin map.

About

Marathon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 134,063 and a population density of 33 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 135,593 inhabitants. Its county seat is Wausau. The county was created 171 years ago in 1849.

Marathon County Courthouse  Wisconsin image
Marathon County Courthouse Wisconsin
Marathon County Courthouse  Wisconsin image

Geography

Marathon County is located at 44°53'54"N 89°45'33"W (44.8982900, -89.7590600). It has 8 neighbors: Portage County, Clark County, Langlade County, Lincoln County, Shawano County, Taylor County, Waupaca County and Wood County.

Marathon County map

The largest city of Marathon County is Kronenwetter with a population of 8,143. Other cities include, Mosinee population 2,197, Wausau population 2,157, Schofield population 2,153 and McMillan population 2,102. See all Marathon County cities & populated places.

Marathon County Quick Facts

Population : 135,593 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
Area : 4082 km2
Water as percent of area : 2%
Land as percent of area : 98%
Named for : Battle of Marathon
Altitude : 1,335 feet / 407 meters
Capital : Wausau
Establishment : January 01, 1850
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:37:50 (16th October 2021)
Density : 33 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.13% (2010-2020)

Marathon County has 8 neighbours.

  • Wausau

Demographics

The population of Marathon County increased by 1.13% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 134,063 - census
2011 134,339 0.21% estimation process
2012 134,368 0.02% estimation process
2013 134,884 0.38% estimation process
2014 135,133 0.18% estimation process
2015 135,314 0.13% estimation process
2016 135,101 -0.16% estimation process
2017 135,452 0.26% estimation process
2018 135,421 -0.02% estimation process
2019 135,692 0.2% estimation process
2020 135,593 -0.07% estimation process

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People born in Marathon County (1)

nursing association administrator, lobbyist Julia Charlotte Thompson was born in Marathon County

Other places with the same name (1)

Marathon County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Marathon County.

City Name Population Title
Kronenwetter 8,143 City in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Rib Mountain 6,890 Civil town in Marathon County, Wisconsin
Rothschild 5,256 Village in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States
Mosinee 2,197 City in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States
Wausau 2,157 City in and county seat of Marathon County, Wisconsin
Schofield 2,153 City in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States of America
McMillan 2,102 City in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Knowlton 2,027 Civil town in Marathon County, Wisconsin
Ringle 1,743 City in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Spencer 1,675 Village in Marathon County, Wisconsin
Stratford 1,571 Village in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States
Edgar 1,434 Village in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States
Evergreen 1,122 Town in Wisconsin
Bevent 1,111 Civil town in Marathon County, Wisconsin
Marathon 1,103 Village in Marathon County, Wisconsin
Athens 1,079 Village in Marathon County, Wisconsin

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