Abbotsford, Wisconsin

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Abbotsford, Wisconsin
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Location of Abbotsford, Wisconsin
Location of Abbotsford, Wisconsin
Coordinates: Coordinates: 44°56′48″N 90°19′6″W / 44.94667°N 90.31833°W / 44.94667; -90.31833
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountiesClark, Marathon
Government
 • MayorMichael Raatz
Area
 • Total3.1 sq mi (7.9 km2)
 • Land3.1 sq mi (7.9 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation1,407 ft (429 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total1,956
 • Density641.1/sq mi (247.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code55-00100[2]
GNIS feature ID1560663[1]

Abbotsford is a city in the state of Wisconsin in the United States. It is in both Clark County, Wisconsin and Marathon County, Wisconsin. The city is a part of the Wausau, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to the 2010 United States Census, there were 2,310 people living in Abbotsford.[3]

The city is named after Edwin H. Abbott. Abbott was in charge of the Wisconsin Central Railway.[4] Abbotsford was incorporated in 1965.[5]

The public schools in Abbotsford are part of the Abbotsford School District. There is one elementary school, one middle and high school, and one alternative high school.[6]

Geography[change | change source]

The coordinates of Abbotsford are 44°56′48″N 90°19′6″W / 44.94667°N 90.31833°W / 44.94667; -90.31833 (44.946716, -90.318333).[7]

The United States Census Bureau says that the city's size is 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2). All of this is land. Abbotsford does not have any rivers, lakes, or other kinds of standing water in it.[8]

Demographics[change | change source]

In 2000, there were 1,956 people living in Abbotsford.[2] These people made up 817 households and 516 families. The population density was 641.1 people per square mile (247.6 people/km²). The population was 98.57% white, 0.15% African-American or black, 0.10% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.66% other races, and 0.46% multiple races. 1.99% of the population said they were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

In 2010, there were 2,310 people living in Abbotsford. 73.7% of the people were white, 0.1% black or African-American, 0.3% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.5% multiple races, and 25.0% Hispanic or Latino.[3][9]

Sources[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data". US Census Bureau; American FactFinder. Retrieved 2012-11-11.
  4. "Profile for Abbotsford, Wisconsin, WI". ePodunk. Retrieved July 29, 2012.
  5. "Abbotsford, Wisconsin". City-Data.com. Retrieved July 29, 2012.
  6. "Abbotsford School District". Abbotsford School District. Retrieved July 29, 2012.
  7. "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Abbotsford city, Wisconsin". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 6, 2012.
  9. "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". US Census Bureau; American FactFinder. Retrieved 2012-11-11.

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