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Welcome to Dane ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dane has a population of 1,135 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Dane.

Dane is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Dane lies within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dane had an population of 1,135 people. This is an increase of 14.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dane had a population of 995 people. This makes Dane the county's 51st most populous community.

The population of Dane represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 876th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 995 people, the population of Dane increased 24.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 799 people).

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

Adding Dane to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Dane in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Dane elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dane on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Dane ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Dane - they are located in Mississippi, Oklahoma and Ontario.

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

Communities near Dane ...

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

  • Madison [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison [Dane County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Dane
    • Estimated population in 2019: 259,680 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
  • Sun Prairie [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Prairie
    • Sun Prairie [Dane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Dane
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,661 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Sun Prairie
  • Fitchburg [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fitchburg
    • Fitchburg [Dane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Dane
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,792 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fitchburg
  • Middleton [Dane County]
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    • Middleton [Dane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Dane
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,034 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Middleton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waunakee [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waunakee
      • Waunakee [Dane County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Dane
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,052 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Waunakee
    • Verona [Dane County]
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      • Verona [Dane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Dane
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,233 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Verona
    • Baraboo [Sauk County]
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      • Baraboo [Sauk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Dane
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,165 people
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    • DeForest [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for DeForest
      • DeForest [Dane County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Dane
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,691 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on DeForest
    • McFarland [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McFarland
      • McFarland [Dane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Dane
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,031 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on McFarland
    • Monona [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monona
      • Monona [Dane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Dane
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monona

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dane. 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 Dane.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Dane County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dane. 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 Dane.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dane - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Dane) 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 Dane. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dane

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dane. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2503, Longitude: -89.5004       In this case, the coordinates for Dane have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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