Marathon County

Marathon County, Wisconsin

500 Forest St
Wausau, WI 54403
Phone: (715) 261-1500
Fax: (715) 261-1515

In central WI, east of Eau Claire; organized Feb 9, 1850 from Portage County. Name Origin: For the site of the famous battle in Greece (490 B.C.)

Area (sq mi):: 1576.14 (land 1544.96; water 31.18) Population per square mile: 83.50
Population 2005: 128,941 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 2.50%; 1990-2000 9.00% Population 2000: 125,834 (White 93.40%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 4.50%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 3.50%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $20,703; median household $45,165; Population below poverty level: 6.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,244-$29,992
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 18.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Wausau County seat (37,173)
  • Weston (12,736)

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    In addition to her busy caseload and management responsibilities, ONeill is active in multiple Marathon County and statewide organizations.
    Previously she was elected to serve as a council member for the City of Blaine in Washington State and as a county commissioner for Marathon County in Wisconsin.
    Four people including a police officer were killed in a series of shootings Wednesday in Marathon County, northern Wisconsin that began after a domestic dispute at a bank, officials said.
    The University of Wisconsin Marathon County will host a delegation of Kazakhstan leaders involved in the Open World Program who will examine the education systems in the Wausau area from Friday to June 22, the U.
    973 million by United Way of Marathon County in Wausau, Wisc.
    AT&T said that the new areas of expanded mobile broadband coverage in Marathon county include: Abbotsford, Athens, Colby, Edgar, Eland, Hatley, Kronenwetter, Marshfield, Mosinee, Ringle, Rothschild, Schofield, Spencer, Wausau and Weston and along Routes 52 and 153, Highway 29, and County Roads J and Q.
    8 Mark Woller shows off the phenomenal 12-pointer he killed with his bow in Marathon County, Wisconsin.
    Kenilworth Half Marathon is the home of the Warwickshire Half Marathon County Championship.
    Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have joined officials from Marathon County, WI, to investigate a blastomycosis outbreak that has sickened 32 people since January, according to a WSAU radio news report.
    AP) -- The poor economy has organizers scaling back plans for a dairy school in Marathon County in central Wisconsin.
    Marathon County, Wisconsin, continuously evaluates its programs and services in light of its goal: creating a learning organization that promotes improved quality of services as well as increased service delivery efficiency.
    members competed "from noon to moon" in a marathon county eisteddfod.