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 The location of Oregon 

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Located in: Dane County (see below)

Time Zone: Oregon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (608)

Elevation: 930 feet [283.46 m] above sea level<1>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Oregon)

Population

2012:<2>     9,561   (3.57% increase since 2010)  
2010:     9,231   (22.85% increase since 2000)
2000:     7,514

Total Area:<3>   4.42 sq. miles [11.4 km²]

Housing Units:<4>   3,775

Official Website: www.town.oregon.wi.us/

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<5>

Lat:   42°55'35" N   (or 42.93° N)
Lon:   -89°22'56" W   (or -89.38° W)

Name of USGS Topo Map:<6>   Oregon

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Oregon

GNIS ID:   1583867
FIPS State / Place Code:   55 / 60200

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Oregon)


About Dane County

The village of Madison is the County Seat for Dane County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Dane)

Population

2012:     503,523   (3.17% increase since 2010)  
2010:     488,073   (14.43% increase since 2000)
2000:     426,526

Total Area:   1,238 sq. miles [3,207 km²]   - of which 3.31% is water (41.01 sq. miles [106.2 km²])

Housing Units:   216,022

Official Website:   www.co.dane.wi.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Dane

GNIS ID:   1581072
FIPS State / County Code:   55 / 025

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Oregon)


About Wisconsin

From the US Census

Population

2012:     5,726,398   (0.69% increase since 2010)  
2010:     5,686,986   (6.03% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,363,675

Websites for State of Wisconsin

Official Website:   www.wisconsin.gov
Tourism:   www.travelwisconsin.com
Parks:   www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/land/parks/
Fishing:   dnr.wi.gov/org/water/fhp/fish/
Hunting:   dnr.wi.gov/org/land/wildlife/HUNT/index.htm

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Wisconsin

GNIS ID:   1779806
FIPS State:   55

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Oregon)

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The official website for Oregon

The official website for Dane County


The Panormaio photo collection contain pictures for the area around Oregon:

Panoramio.com

Working on your genealogy? These are excellent websites to start with when searching in and around the area of Oregon and Dane County:

Cyndi's List for the State of Wisconsin,
        for Dane County
 
Family Search for the State of Wisconsin,
        for Dane County
 
USGenWeb for the State of Wisconsin

We have a longer, more detailed list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Oregon.






Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oregon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2012.

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Oregon. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<4>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<5>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Oregon, rather it may be a prominent feature such as the location of City Hall, the main Post Office, an airport, the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<6>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Oregon.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Oregon.



 
 
 

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