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Welcome to Delavan ...

The city of Delavan is located in Walworth County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Delavan has a population of 8,266 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Delavan is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Delavan: (262)

The ZIP code for Delavan: 53115<4>

Websites for Delavan ...

Official Website: www.ci.delavan.wi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Delavan had an population of 8,266 people. This is a decrease of 2.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Delavan had a population of 8,463 people (which is 8.28% of the total population of Walworth County). This makes Delavan the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Delavan represents 0.15% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 106th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,463 people, the population of Delavan increased 6.37% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,956 people).

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

Communities Also Named Delavan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Delavan - they are located in California, Illinois, Kansas (2), Minnesota, Missouri and New York.

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

Communities near Delavan ...

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

  • Janesville [Rock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Janesville
    • Janesville [Rock County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Delavan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,664 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Janesville
  • Whitewater [Walworth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitewater
    • Whitewater [Walworth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Delavan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,993 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitewater
  • Burlington [Racine County]
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    • Burlington [Racine County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Delavan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,898 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burlington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
  • Harvard [McHenry County]
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    • Harvard [McHenry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Delavan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,979 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harvard have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harvard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harvard<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake Geneva [Walworth County]
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      • Lake Geneva [Walworth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Delavan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,096 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Geneva have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Geneva
    • Burlington [Racine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burlington
      • Burlington [Racine County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Delavan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,591 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burlington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Milton [Rock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
      • Milton [Rock County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Delavan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,643 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
    • Geneva [Walworth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
      • Geneva [Walworth County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Delavan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,047 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneva have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
    • East Troy [Walworth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Troy
      • East Troy [Walworth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Delavan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,307 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Troy
    • East Troy [Walworth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Troy
      • East Troy [Walworth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Delavan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,058 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Troy

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Delavan. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Delavan.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Delavan ...

Looking for more information about Delavan? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Delavan, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Delavan.

Adding Delavan to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Delavan was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Delavan in the The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States (Second Edition).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Walworth County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Delavan: www.ci.delavan.wi.us/

The official website for Walworth County: www.co.walworth.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 Walworth, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Delavan.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Delavan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Delavan). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Delavan or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Delavan) 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 Delavan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DelavanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Delavan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6331, Longitude: -88.6439    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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