A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Town of Eaton, Wisconsin
Welcome to Eaton ...
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.
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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Manitowoc County: www.co.manitowoc.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 25 Feb 2021