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

The community of Baraboo is the Seat for Sauk County.

Sauk County was founded in 1840.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Sauk had a population of 58,922 people. This is an increase of 6.69% since the last Census (which gave a population of 55,225 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Sauk represented 1.03% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 24th most populous county (out of 72 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201061,976+12.22%+5.18% since 2009
200958,922+6.69%+0.16% since 2008
200858,830+6.53%+0.86% since 2007
200055,225The Last Census

More information can be found on the Sauk County Census Page for Sauk County.


Below are some of the communities located in Sauk County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Sauk County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Baraboo   11,15910,7114.18% increase  
Reedsburg   8,6737,82710.81% increase  
Prairie du Sac village   3,6243,23112.16% increase  
Sauk City   3,1173,1090.26% increase  
Lake Delton   2,8261,98242.58% increase  

Websites for Sauk County

Official Website:   www.co.sauk.wi.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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