Marshall, Richland County, Wisconsin

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Marshall, Wisconsin
Location of Marshall, Richland County, Wisconsin
Location of Marshall, Richland County, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°25′11″N 90°29′48″W / 43.41972°N 90.49667°W / 43.41972; -90.49667Coordinates: 43°25′11″N 90°29′48″W / 43.41972°N 90.49667°W / 43.41972; -90.49667
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Richland
 • Total 36.0 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Land 36.0 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,004 ft (306 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 600
 • Density 16.6/sq mi (6.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-49600[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583663[1]

Marshall is a town in Richland County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 600 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Gillingham is located in the town. The ghost town of McGrew was also located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 600 people, 211 households, and 163 families residing in the town. The population density was 16.6 people per square mile (6.4/km²). There were 265 housing units at an average density of 7.4 per square mile (2.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.33% White, 0.17% Native American, 0.33% from other races, and 2.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.83% of the population.

There were 211 households out of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.6% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.30.

In the town, the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 112.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,161, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $33,036 versus $22,847 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,226. About 4.5% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.6% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

  • Elihu Bailey, Wisconsin State Assemblyman, preacher and teacher; was Chairman of and justice of the peace in the town.[3]
  • William M. Fogo, Wisconsin State Assemblyman and newspaper editor, lived in the town.[4]


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1899,' Biographical Sketch of William M. Fogo, pg. 784