About Us

Welcome to the Town of Bevent!

Bevent is a town in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States.

It is part of the Wausau, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,118 at the 2010 census. The unincorporated community of Shantytown is located in the town. The unincorporated community of Bevent is also located partially in the town.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 42.7 square miles (110.7 km²), of which 42.1 square miles (109.1 km²) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²), or 1.50%, is water.

Bevent is one of the greatest (by percentage) Polish-American communities in the U.S. Ancestries: Polish (61.0%), German (30.6%), Irish (4.9%), Norwegian (3.2%), French (2.5%), English (2.4%).