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Welcome to Cottage Grove ...

The village of Cottage Grove is located in Dane County<1>.

The location of Cottage Grove has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Cottage Grove: Cottage Grv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cottage Grove has a population of 7,143 people<3> (see below for details).

Cottage Grove is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Cottage Grove: (608)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cottage Grove had an population of 7,143 people. This is an increase of 15.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 75.98% since the 2000 Census).

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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Cottage Grove ...

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

  • Madison [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison [Dane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Cottage Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 259,680 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
  • Sun Prairie [Dane County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Prairie
    • Sun Prairie [Dane County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Cottage Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,661 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Prairie
  • Fitchburg [Dane County]
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    • Fitchburg [Dane County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Cottage Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,792 people
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  • Middleton [Dane County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middleton
    • Middleton [Dane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Cottage Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,034 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waunakee [Dane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waunakee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waunakee
      • Waunakee [Dane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Cottage Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,052 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waunakee
    • Verona [Dane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
      • Verona [Dane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Cottage Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,233 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
    • Stoughton [Dane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoughton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoughton
      • Stoughton [Dane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Cottage Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,114 people
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    • DeForest [Dane County]
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      • DeForest [Dane County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Cottage Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,691 people
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    • Oregon [Dane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oregon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oregon
      • Oregon [Dane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Cottage Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,571 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon
    • McFarland [Dane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McFarland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McFarland
      • McFarland [Dane County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Cottage Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,031 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McFarland

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 Cottage Grove. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cottage Grove.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Cottage Grove.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Dane County

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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.

The official website for Dane County: www.co.dane.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 Dane, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cottage Grove.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cottage Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cottage Grove) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, 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       In this case, the coordinates for Cottage Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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