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Welcome to Baraboo ...
The location of Baraboo has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Baraboo refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Barabooian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Baraboo has a population of 12,164 people<3> (see below for details).
Baraboo is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Baraboo lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Baraboo: (608)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Baraboo had a population of 12,048 people (or 19.44% of the total population of Sauk County). This makes Baraboo the county's most populous community.
The population of Baraboo represents 0.21% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 72nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 12,048 people, the population of Baraboo increased 12.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,711 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Baraboo had an population of 12,164 people. This is an increase of 0.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.57% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Baraboo.
Communities near Baraboo ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Baraboo and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Baraboo.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
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Websites for Baraboo ...
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The official website for Baraboo: www.cityofbaraboo.com/
The official website for Sauk County: www.co.sauk.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2019