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Town of Dakota, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Dakota ...

The Town of Dakota is located in Waushara County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, the Town of Dakota has a population of 1,214 people<1> (see below for details).

Dakota is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<2>.

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 (which is 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 (that had a count of 1,259 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Dakota had an population of 1,214 people. This is a decrease of 1.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.57% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Dakota ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Dakota and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016
Berlin   [Map]   5,395   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Leon   [Map]   1,431   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Marion   [Map]   2,030   E   5 miles [8 km]
Montello   [Map]   1,437   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Packwaukee   [Map]   1,385   S   18 miles [29 km]
Princeton   [Map]   1,419   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dakota. 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 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:

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Dakota. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Dakota. 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, 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 that we are using 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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Dakota.