Place:Marathon, Wisconsin, United States

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Marathon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 134,063. Its county seat is Wausau. Founded in 1807, it is the oldest established County in the State of Wisconsin. Marathon County predates the state of Wisconsin, which was established in 1848, by 41 years.

Marathon County comprises the Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area and is included in the Wausau-Stevens Point-Wisconsin Rapids, WI Combined Statistical Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1841 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1851 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1861 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 508
1860 2,892
1870 5,885
1880 17,121
1890 30,369
1900 43,256
1910 55,054
1920 65,259
1930 70,629
1940 75,915
1950 80,337
1960 88,874
1970 97,457
1980 111,270
1990 115,400

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