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Welcome to Delton ...

The Town of Delton is located in Sauk County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Delton has a population of 2,496 people<3> (see below for details).

Delton is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Delton: (608)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Delton had an population of 2,496 people. This is an increase of 4.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Delton had a population of 2,391 people. This makes Delton the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Delton represents 0.04% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 368th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,391 people, the population of Delton increased 18.13% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,024 people).

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

Adding Delton 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 Delton 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 Delton 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 Delton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Delton ...

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

  • Baraboo [Sauk County]
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    • Baraboo [Sauk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Delton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,165 people
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  • Portage [Columbia County]
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    • Portage [Columbia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Delton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,399 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage
  • Reedsburg [Sauk County]
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    • Reedsburg [Sauk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Delton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,521 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Prairie du Sac village [Sauk County]
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    • Prairie du Sac village [Sauk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Delton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,431 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie du Sac village
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wisconsin Dells [Columbia County]
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      • Wisconsin Dells [Columbia County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Delton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,992 people
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    • Pacific [Columbia County]
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      • Pacific [Columbia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Delton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,751 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pacific have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • West Point [Columbia County]
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      • West Point [Columbia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Delton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Baraboo [Sauk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baraboo
      • Baraboo [Sauk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Delton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,770 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baraboo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baraboo
    • Lemonweir [Juneau County]
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      • Lemonweir [Juneau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Delton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,713 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemonweir have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemonweir
    • Dellona [Sauk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dellona
      • Dellona [Sauk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Delton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,674 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dellona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dellona

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sauk County: www.co.sauk.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 Sauk, 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 Delton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Delton - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Delton) 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 Delton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Delton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Delton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5644, Longitude: -89.7957       In this case, the coordinates for Delton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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