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Welcome to Empire ...

The Town of Empire is located in Fond du Lac County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Empire has a population of 2,820 people<3> (see below for details).

Empire is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Empire: (920) and (274)<5>

Websites for Empire ...

Official Website: www.empire-town.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Empire had an population of 2,820 people. This is an increase of 0.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Empire had a population of 2,797 people. This makes Empire the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Empire represents 0.05% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 317th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,797 people, the population of Empire increased 6.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,620 people).

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

Communities near Empire ...

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

  • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fond du Lac
    • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Empire
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,263 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fond du Lac
  • Plymouth [Sheboygan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
    • Plymouth [Sheboygan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Empire
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,731 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
  • North Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Fond du Lac
    • North Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Empire
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,081 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Fond du Lac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Fond du Lac
  • Taycheedah [Fond du Lac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taycheedah
    • Taycheedah [Fond du Lac County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Empire
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,563 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taycheedah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taycheedah
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kewaskum [Fond du Lac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kewaskum
      • Kewaskum [Fond du Lac County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Empire
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,264 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kewaskum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kewaskum
    • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fond du Lac
      • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Empire
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fond du Lac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fond du Lac
    • Kiel [Manitowoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kiel
      • Kiel [Manitowoc County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Empire
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,796 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiel
    • Plymouth [Sheboygan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
      • Plymouth [Sheboygan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Empire
      • 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 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Empire
      • 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
    • Friendship [Fond du Lac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendship
      • Friendship [Fond du Lac County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Empire
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,646 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Wisconsin

About Fond du Lac County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Empire: www.empire-town.org/

The official website for Fond du Lac County: www.co.fond-du-lac.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 Fond du Lac, 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 Empire.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Empire - 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- Empire) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Empire. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Empire

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Empire. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7539, Longitude: -88.3445       In this case, the coordinates for Empire have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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