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Town of Eaton, Wisconsin
(Manitowoc County)

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Welcome to Eaton ...

The Town of Eaton is located in Manitowoc County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Eaton has a population of 824 people<3> (see below for details).

Eaton is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Eaton: (920) & (274)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eaton had an population of 824 people. This is a decrease of 1.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Eaton had a population of 833 people. This makes Eaton the county's 23rd most populous community.

The population of Eaton represents 0.01% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1045th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 833 people, the population of Eaton increased 9.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 761 people).

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

Adding Eaton 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 Eaton 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 Eaton 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 Eaton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Eaton ...

While we believe that this Eaton is located in Manitowoc County, we know of another 2 Wisconsin communities named Eaton. Those communities are located in the following counties: Brown and Clark County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 3 communities that are also named Eaton - they are located in and New York.

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

Communities near Eaton ...

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

  • Manitowoc [Manitowoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manitowoc
    • Manitowoc [Manitowoc County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Eaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 32,579 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manitowoc
  • Harrison [Calumet County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrison
    • Harrison [Calumet County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Eaton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison
  • Plymouth [Sheboygan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
    • Plymouth [Sheboygan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Eaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,731 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
  • Chilton [Calumet County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chilton
    • Chilton [Calumet County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Eaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,859 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chilton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chilton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kiel [Manitowoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kiel
      • Kiel [Manitowoc County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Eaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,796 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiel
    • Howards Grove [Sheboygan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Howards Grove
      • Howards Grove [Sheboygan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Eaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,272 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howards Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howards Grove
    • Plymouth [Sheboygan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
      • Plymouth [Sheboygan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Eaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,195 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
    • New Holstein [Calumet County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Holstein
      • New Holstein [Calumet County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Eaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Holstein have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Holstein
    • Brillion [Calumet County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brillion
      • Brillion [Calumet County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Eaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,077 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brillion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brillion
    • Sherwood [Calumet County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherwood
      • Sherwood [Calumet County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Eaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,047 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherwood

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Manitowoc County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Manitowoc County: www.co.manitowoc.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 Manitowoc, 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 Eaton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eaton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Eaton) 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 Eaton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eaton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eaton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0322, Longitude: -87.9890       In this case, the coordinates for Eaton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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