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Welcome to Beaver Dam ...

The city of Beaver Dam is located in Dodge County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Beaver Dam has a population of 16,369 people<1> (see below for details).

Beaver Dam is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Beaver Dam: (920) & (274)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Beaver Dam had a population of 16,214 people (or 18.27% of the total population of Dodge County). This makes Beaver Dam the county's most populous community.

The population of Beaver Dam represents 0.29% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,214 people, the population of Beaver Dam increased 6.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 15,169 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Beaver Dam had an population of 16,369 people. This is an increase of 0.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.91% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Beaver Dam.

Communities near Beaver Dam ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Beaver Dam and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Columbus   [Map]   5,031   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fall River   [Map]   1,704   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fox Lake   [Map]   2,711   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Horicon   [Map]   3,611   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hubbard   [Map]   1,747   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Juneau   [Map]   2,680   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Beaver Dam.

Communities Also Named Beaver Dam ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Beaver Dam - they are located in Arizona, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Beaver Dam. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Beaver Dam. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Beaver Dam. Our list includes 11 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Beaver Dam:

Websites for Beaver Dam ...

Official Website:   www.cityofbeaverdam.com/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.beaverdamchamber.com/

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Beaver Dam: www.cityofbeaverdam.com/

The official website for Dodge County: www.co.dodge.wi.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Beaver Dam.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Beaver Dam - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Beaver Dam. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Beaver Dam) 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 Beaver Dam. 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 Beaver Dam

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beaver Dam. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4639, Longitude: -88.8373     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Beaver Dam have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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