Cities in Marathon County, Wisconsin by Population (2024)

There are 38 cities in Marathon County, Wisconsin.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Wausau1Wisconsin39,94840,027-0.05%2,07819.23
Marshfield2Wisconsin18,66818,940-0.36%1,35313.80
Weston3Wisconsin16,04715,7340.49%74221.62
Merrill4Wisconsin9,0049,342-0.94%1,2037.49
Kronenwetter5Wisconsin8,5968,3680.67%16751.61
Antigo6Wisconsin7,9378,084-0.46%1,2306.46
Rib Mountain7Wisconsin6,3435,9631.52%52612.05
Rothschild8Wisconsin5,4995,559-0.27%8426.53
Mosinee9Wisconsin4,5544,4890.35%5807.86
Medford10Wisconsin4,4254,3480.43%9844.50
Maine11Wisconsin2,6152,617-0.04%6143.08
Abbotsford12Wisconsin2,3382,2700.73%7872.97
Schofield13Wisconsin2,1532,155-0.05%1,0182.12
Colby14Wisconsin1,9181,950-0.41%1,1721.64
Spencer15Wisconsin1,8081,822-0.22%9181.97
Stratford16Wisconsin1,5811,5800%2985.30
Marathon City17Wisconsin1,5531,579-0.45%4763.26
Edgar18Wisconsin1,4451,4390.07%7991.81
Athens19Wisconsin1,0701,0640.09%4372.45
Wittenberg20Wisconsin9911,011-0.5%5471.81
Dorchester21Wisconsin830845-0.48%5981.39
Birnamwood22Wisconsin7327300%3322.20
Auburndale23Wisconsin697701-0.14%3372.07
Polonia24Wisconsin6946362.21%2083.34
Hatley25Wisconsin6836461.33%7000.98
Stetsonville26Wisconsin561564-0.18%1,4060.40
Rosholt27Wisconsin465477-0.64%4431.05
Junction City28Wisconsin412420-0.48%2731.51
Unity29Wisconsin374385-0.8%3770.99
Mattoon30Wisconsin357360-0.28%2181.64
Aniwa31Wisconsin2432430%1142.12
Eland32Wisconsin1971970%892.21
Elderon33Wisconsin155161-1.27%1381.12
Fenwood34Wisconsin138141-0.72%1400.98
Whittlesey35Wisconsin87122-4.4%771.13
Chelsea36Wisconsin7289-5.26%1560.46
Knowlton37Wisconsin66783.13%661
Paac Ciinak38Wisconsin6275-3.13%621
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Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Marathon County, Wisconsin?

Wausau is the largest city in Marathon County.

What is the smallest city in Marathon County, Wisconsin?

Paac Ciinak is the smallest city in Marathon County.

How many cities are in Marathon County?

There are 38 cities in Marathon County, Wisconsin.

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