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Welcome to Attica ...

Attica is located in Green County<1>.

Attica is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Attica lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Attica is located in the (608) area code.

Adding Attica to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Attica in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Attica was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Attica on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Attica ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Attica - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio and Saskatchewan.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Attica.

Communities near Attica ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Attica.

  • Fitchburg [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fitchburg
    • Fitchburg [Dane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Attica
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,866 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fitchburg
  • Verona [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
    • Verona [Dane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Attica
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,539 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
  • Stoughton [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoughton
    • Stoughton [Dane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Attica
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,218 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoughton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoughton
  • Oregon [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oregon
    • Oregon [Dane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Attica
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,731 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oregon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Monroe [Green County]
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      • Monroe [Green County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Attica
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,426 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • McFarland [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McFarland
      • McFarland [Dane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Attica
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,291 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McFarland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McFarland
    • Madison [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
      • Madison [Dane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Attica
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,667 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Evansville [Rock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evansville
      • Evansville [Rock County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Attica
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evansville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evansville
    • Dunn [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunn
      • Dunn [Dane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Attica
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,295 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunn have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunn
    • Oregon [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oregon
      • Oregon [Dane County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Attica
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,343 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oregon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Attica. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Attica.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Attica. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Attica.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Attica. See our Newspapers Page for Attica.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Attica ...

Looking for more information about Attica? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Attica, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Attica.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Green County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Attica. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Green County: www.co.green.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Green, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Attica - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Attica) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Attica. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AtticaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Attica. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7700, Longitude: -89.4811    
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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