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Wausau and Rhinelander - The heartland of Wisconsin, renowned for pastoral farmland, industrial centers, and exceptional outdoor sports
Wausau is the county seat of Marathon County. As of the 2010 census, Wausau had a population of 39,106. Agriculture is an important industrial sector in Marathon County in terms of employment and economic activity. Other industries include manufacturing, insurance, home manufacturing, and tourism.
Rhinelander is located in Oneida County - the heart of the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Rhinelander has a population of around 8000 residents and it stands as the retail hub of northern Wisconsin and upper Michigan; bringing the year-around population to around 50,000. Both the Wisconsin and Pelican rivers run through Rhinelander. Rhinelander is a commercial, industrial, and recreation hub for the Northwoods area of Wisconsin. Because of the forests, lakes, and trails in the area, it is both a summer and winter vacation destination.
The key roadways serving the Wausau and Rhinelander regions include:
Major roads in Wausau are: Grand Avenue, North 6th St/North 5th St(one way pair), East and West Bridge St, West Thomas St, 1st Ave/3rd Ave(one way pair), Stewart Ave, 17th Ave, Merrill Ave, 28th Ave, and East Wausau Ave.
Major roads in Rhinelander are: WIS 47, Business U.S. Highway 8, U.S. 8, and Wisconsin 17.
Mass transit systems in Wausau help the region's residents and visitors travel safely
In Wausau, Metro Ride operates 8 routes which run at 30 minute intervals, including a route to Rothschild and Schofield which runs at 60 minute intervals.
Air travel to and from Wausau and Rhinelander:
Central Wisconsin Airport is owned by Marathon and Portage Counties, and operated by the Central Wisconsin Joint Airport Board located 12 miles south of Wausau, is served by American Eagle, Delta Connection, and United Airlines regional carriers. CWA has two concrete runways, complete terminal services with dining and car rental, general aviation services and charter, regular jet and turbo prop commercial and private departures daily.
Wausau Downtown Airport is owned by the City of Wausau. It has two runways, hangers for lease, regular corporate and general aviation departures daily.
Rhinelander / Oneida County Airport is a public use airport located two miles southwest of the central business district of Rhinelander. The airport is owned by the city and county. It is primarily used for general aviation and is also served by one commercial airline.
Recent accidents in Wausau and Rhinelander include:
Here are links to the major hospitals in Wausau and Rhinelander:
When a loved one is killed in a motor-vehicle accident, it is often helpful for grieving family and friends to get help from a grief support organization. It can be comforting to talk with others going through a similar situation, and the road to recovering from the loss may go more smoothly. Go here to learn more about Wausau grief support and Rhinelander grief support.
Legal information for accident victims in Wausau and Rhinelander
After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in Wausau or Rhinelander, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?
Where to find legal assistance after a Wausau and Rhinelander injury accident
After a serious accident or injury, it is crucial to get help from an experienced Wisconsin injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Wisconsin wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Wausau - Rhinelander personal injury attorney can do to help.