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The population of Plainfield is approximately 839 (1990), 862 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 370 (1990), 315 (2010).

The amount of land area in Plainfield is 3.361 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Plainfield to Washington DC is 776 miles. The distance to the Wisconsin state capital is 78 miles. (as the crow flies)
Plainfield is positioned 44.21 degrees north of the equator and 89.49 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Plainfield location: in central Wisconsin, 21 miles southeast of Wisconsin Rapids.

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Plainfield history:

The first settler in 1848 was William N. Kelly from New York State and thesite was called Norwich. Elija C. Waterman came the following year andlaid out a village. He offered free lots to settlers if they would build andlive on them. A grist mill, a saw mill, and a general store were soonadded. When the post office was established, Mr. Waterman was appointed as the first postmaster and officially changed the name to honor his earlierhome in Plainfield, Vermont.
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