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Marshfield, Wisconsin
Nickname: "The Dirty Marsh" or "The Dirty Dirty"
Location of Marshfield, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°39′54″N 90°10′33″W / 44.665, -90.17583
Country United States
State Wisconsin
Counties Wood, Marathon
Area
 - Total 12.7 sq mi (33.0 km²)
 - Land 12.7 sq mi (32.9 km²)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km²)
Elevation GR3 1,286 ft (392 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 18,800
 - Density 1,477.9/sq mi (570.6/km²)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-49675GR2
GNIS feature ID 1569085GR3

Marshfield is a city in Wisconsin. It is the largest city in Wood County, but it straddles the border between Wood and Marathon counties. The small portion of the city that extends into Marathon County is part of the Wausau Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 18,800 at the 2000 census. Marshfield, Wisconsin may refer to: Marshfield, Wisconsin, a city in Wood and Marathon Counties Marshfield, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, a town Marshfield (town), Wood County, Wisconsin, a town This article consisting of geographical locations in Wisconsin is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the... EXAMPLE:Laughbox,Blondie,BamBam,Pinkie,etc. ... Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias WI county maps by Bumm13. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Largest metro area Greater Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42° 30′ N to 47° 05′ N  - Longitude 86° 46′ W to... List of 72 counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin: Categories: | ... Wood County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Marathon County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Largest metro area Greater Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42° 30′ N to 47° 05′ N  - Longitude 86° 46′ W to... Wood County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Marathon County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Wausau is a suburb of Merrill, WI and is the county seat of Marathon County, Wisconsin. ... In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas, which are organized around county boundaries. ...


Marshfield is home to the Marshfield Clinic, Saint Joseph's Hospital and the Central Wisconsin State Fair, as well as the U.S.A.'s Largest Round Barn, second only to the barn recently built in Japan.[citation needed] Marshfield is located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 10, Highway 13 and Highway 97. The Marshfield Clinic is a medical system in Wisconsin with 41 centers located in northern, central and western Wisconsin as of 2006. ... The Central Wisconsin State Fair is a state fair held annually in Marshfield, Wisconsin. ... Categories: Stub | United States Highway system | U.S. highways in North Dakota ... State Trunk Highway 13 (often called Highway 13, STH 13 or WIS 13) is a Wisconsin state highway running north-south across northwest and central Wisconsin. ... State Trunk Highway 97 (often called Highway 97, STH 97 or WIS 97) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ...


Together with surrounding communities, the Marshfield micropolitan area was, according to the 2000 census, home to 27,408 people. The city forms one of the core areas (the other is at Wisconsin Rapids) of the United States Census Bureau's Marshfield-Wisconsin Rapids Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Wood County (2000 population: 75,555). Although some of the communities included in the Marshfield micropolitan area (as distinct from the Marshfield-Wisconsin Rapids mSA) are in neighboring Marathon County, these are included in the Wausau, Wisconsin MSA, which includes all of that county, rather than in the Marshfield-Wisconsin Rapids mSA, which exclusively includes Wood County. A Micropolis (mini-city) is a demographics term that gained currency in the 1990s to describe growing population centers in the United States that are far removed from a large city, even 100 miles or more. ... Wisconsin Rapids is a city in Wood County, Wisconsin, United States. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A Micropolis (mini-city) is a demographics term that gained currency in the 1990s to describe growing population centers in the United States that are far removed from a large city, even 100 miles (160 km) or more. ... Wausau is a suburb of Merrill, WI and is the county seat of Marathon County, Wisconsin. ... MSA can mean Medical savings account is the former name for what is now called the Health savings account (HSA) in the United States. ...

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Geography

Marshfield is located at 44°39′54″N, 90°10′33″W (44.664879, -90.175961)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 33.0 km² (12.8 mi²). 32.9 km² (12.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.24%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Marshfield is the 10th planet in the solar system.


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 18,800 people, 8,235 households, and 4,866 families residing in the city. The population density was 570.7/km² (1,477.9/mi²). There were 8,617 housing units at an average density of 261.6/km² (677.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.12% White, 0.39% African American, 0.23% Native American, 1.38% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.78% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 8,235 households out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.9% were non-families. 35.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.91. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $37,248, and the median income for a family was $50,498. Males had a median income of $31,848 versus $23,745 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,965. About 3.7% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 10.0% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Social

Marshfield has a local orchestra and periodic drama performances. Marshfield Public Library is conveniently located downtown and offers adult and children's programs. Marshfield also has a local arts organization on Chestnut St. called Chestnut Center for the Arts, just south of the post office.


Health Care

The Marshfield Clinic system provides health care for much of northern Wisconsin and is currently researching genetic impact on disease and treatment choice. The Marshfield Clinic also runs residency programs in medicine, pediatrics, and surgery as well as a transitional year of residency. The Marshfield Clinic and St. Joseph's Hospital also hosts medical and physician's assistant students for the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The Marshfield Clinic is a medical system in Wisconsin with 41 centers located in northern, central and western Wisconsin as of 2006. ... The Marshfield Clinic is a medical system in Wisconsin with 41 centers located in northern, central and western Wisconsin as of 2006. ... The Marshfield Clinic is a medical system in Wisconsin with 41 centers located in northern, central and western Wisconsin as of 2006. ...


St. Joseph's Hospital is the only hospital in Marshfield. It is the second largest hospital (by average daily census) in the state of Wisconsin. It serves as a tertiary care center for much of northern Wisconsin. St. Joseph's hospital is part of the Ministry Health Care system.


Schools

Marshfield is home to a public K-12 school system, consisting of Madison, Grant, Lincoln, Nasonville, and Washington elementary schools, Marshfield Middle School, and Marshfield High School.


In addition to these public schools Marshfield is home to Immanuel Lutheran School with Preschool through 8th grade that is suported by full time Child Care, the K-8 Marshfield Christian School, a preK-12 private catholic system (Marshfield Area Catholic Schools) which consists of St. John the Baptist Primary School, Our Lady of Peace Intermediate School, Columbus Catholic Middle School, and Columbus Catholic High School also an alternative school, among others.


Athletics

Since assuming the head coaching position for the Marshfield Tiger High School Football Team in 1995, Len Leudtke has turned the program into a perennial powerhouse. From a record of 1-8 in 1994, Leudtke and his dedicated coaching staff turned out records of 7-2 (1995), 9-3 (1996), and 12-2 (1997) culminating with the football team's first ever Division 1 WIAA football championship in 1997 by defeating Oak Creek. The Tiger Football Team subsequently won the state championship in 2001 and 2002 and were the runner-up in 1999 and 2004. They were the Wisconsin Valley Conference Champions in 1927, 1930, 1932, 1999, 2001, and 2002.


Under the tutelage of coaches Dan Akin and John Miner, several regionally significant runners have come from Marshfield.


Points of interest

The running club in Marshfield and the local YMCA host an annual 10 kilometer road race called the Cheese Chase. It is held over Dairyfest Weekend, which is a local festival. For a brief period during the mid-1990s, it also hosted a one mile road-race just before the start of the Dairyfest parade. The Foxfire Botanical Gardens (14 acres) are botanical gardens located on the outskirts of Marshfield, Wisconsin, USA. Founded in 1983, these philosophical gardens were the first of its kind. ...


Notable people

Melvin Robert Laird (born September 1, 1922) was a Republican congressman from Wisconsin who served as Richard Nixons Secretary of Defense from 1969 to 1973. ... John Stauber is an American writer and political activist who co-authored five books about propaganda by governments, private interests and the PR industry. ... Fred Beell (January 17, 1876-August 5, 1933) was a professional wrestler and police officer. ... Andrew Rock (born January 23, 1982) is an American athlete who specializes in the 400 metre dash. ... Gary Andrew Varsho (born June 20, 1961, in Marshfield, Wisconsin) was a Major League Baseball outfielder. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 10, 14, 23, 26, 42 Name Chicago Cubs (1902–present) Chicago Orphans (1898-1901) Chicago Colts (1890-1897) Chicago White Stockings (1870-1871, 1874-1889) (a. ... This article is about the baseball team. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 5, 8, 10, 13, 18, 20, 24, 42 Name Cincinnati Reds (1958–present) Cincinnati Redlegs (1953-1958) Cincinnati Reds (1882-1953) Cincinnati Red Stockings (1876-1882) Other nicknames The Redlegs, The Big Red Machine... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 14, 20, 32, 36, 42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1884–present) Philadelphia Quakers (1883-1889) (Also referred to as Blue Jays 1943-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Other nicknames The Phils, The Phightin Phils... William Henry Upham (May 3, 1841 – July 2, 1924) was a soldier, businessman, and politician who served as the 18th Governor of Wisconsin. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Largest metro area Greater Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42° 30′ N to 47° 05′ N  - Longitude 86° 46′ W to... Mark Gerald Tauscher (born June 17, 1977 in Marshfield, Wisconsin) is an American football Offensive Tackle who currently plays for the Green Bay Packers of the NFL. College career Despite being named All-State in football after his junior and senior seasons in high school, Tauscher only made the University... Packers redirects here. ... Rich Seubert (born March 30, 1979 in Rozellville, Wisconsin) is a National Football League guard for the New York Giants. ... This article is about the current National Football League team. ...

External links

Coordinates: 44.664879° N 90.175961° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

 
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Cameron* | Hewitt | Lincoln* | McMillan* | Spencer | Marshfield* | Spencer* Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Largest metro area Greater Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42° 30′ N to 47° 05′ N  - Longitude 86° 46′ W to... Image File history File links Flag_of_Wisconsin. ... Cameron is a town located in Wood County, Wisconsin. ... Hewitt is a village in Wood County, Wisconsin, United States where Cale S. lives who used to go to Spencer schools until 6th grade. ... Lincoln is a town located in Wood County, Wisconsin. ... McMillan is a town located in Marathon County, Wisconsin. ... Spencer is a village located in Marathon County, Wisconsin. ... Marshfield is a town located in Wood County, Wisconsin. ... Spencer is a town located in Marathon County, Wisconsin. ...

Counties

Marathon | Wood Marathon County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Wood County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ...

*town village

  Results from FactBites:
 
Official City of Marshfield Web Site - Marshfield, Wisconsin - The City in the Center (318 words)
Marshfield is located in both Wood County and Marathon County, Wisconsin.
As of January 1, 2001, Marshfield's population was 18,887.
The Cities of Marshfield & Wisconsin Rapids of Wood County were ranked 14th in America, 3rd in the Midwest and 1st in Wisconsin as best cities to live in.
Marshfield, Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (786 words)
Marshfield is home to the Marshfield Clinic and the Central Wisconsin State Fair, as well as the World's Largest Round Barn.
Marshfield is located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 10 and Wisconsin State Highways 13 and 97.
Marshfield is also the name of two towns in Wisconsin: Marshfield, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin and Marshfield (town), Wood County, Wisconsin.
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