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Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

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The location of Cottage Grove

Welcome to Cottage Grove ...

The village of Cottage Grove is located in Dane County.

The location of Cottage Grove has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Cottage Grove: Cottage Grv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Cottage Grove has a population of 6,939 people<2> (see below for details).

Cottage Grove is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Cottage Grove is within the boundaries of the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cottage Grove had a population of 6,192 people. This makes Cottage Grove the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Cottage Grove represents 0.11% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 153rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,192 people, the population of Cottage Grove increased 52.55% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,059 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Cottage Grove had an population of 6,939 people. This is an increase of 12.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 70.95% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cottage Grove.

Communities near Cottage Grove ...

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 Cottage Grove and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
DeForest   [Map]   10,340   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fitchburg   [Map]   29,485   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Madison   [Map]   255,214   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
McFarland   [Map]   8,449   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Middleton   [Map]   19,660   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oregon   [Map]   10,390   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cottage Grove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Cottage Grove - they are located in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cottage Grove. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cottage Grove. 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 Cottage Grove.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Cottage Grove:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cottage Grove ...

Looking for more information about Cottage Grove? 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.

Looking for more information about Cottage Grove? 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 Cottage Grove, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Cottage Grove.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cottage Grove.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cottage Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Cottage Grove) 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 Cottage Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cottage Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cottage Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0850, Longitude: -89.2023     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cottage Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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