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Town of Dakota, Wisconsin

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The location of Town of Dakota

Welcome to Dakota ...

The Town of Dakota is located in Waushara County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Dakota has a population of 1,233 people<2> (see below for details).

Dakota is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Dakota had a population of 1,227 people (or 5.01% of the total population of Waushara County). This makes Dakota the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Dakota represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 718th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,227 people, the population of Dakota decreased 2.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,259 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Dakota had an population of 1,233 people. This is an increase of 0.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.07% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dakota.

Communities near Dakota ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Dakota and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Berlin   [Map]   5,386   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Leon   [Map]   1,444   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Marion   [Map]   2,046   E   5 miles [8 km]
Montello   [Map]   1,445   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Packwaukee   [Map]   1,412   S   18 miles [29 km]
Princeton   [Map]   1,429   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

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 Dakota. 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 Dakota. 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 Dakota.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Waushara County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

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 Dakota.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dakota - 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- Dakota) 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 Dakota. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Dakota

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dakota. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0183, Longitude: -89.3032     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dakota have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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