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Welcome to Fitchburg ...

The city of Fitchburg is located in Dane County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fitchburg has a population of 30,792 people<2> (see below for details).

Fitchburg is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Fitchburg is located in the (608) area code.

Websites for Fitchburg ...

Official Website: www.city.fitchburg.wi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fitchburg had an population of 30,792 people. This is an increase of 21.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 50.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fitchburg had a population of 25,260 people (or 5.18% of the total population of Dane County). This makes Fitchburg the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Fitchburg represents 0.44% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 31st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 25,260 people, the population of Fitchburg increased 23.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 20,501 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fitchburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Fitchburg - they are located in California, Kentucky, Massachusetts and Michigan.

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

Communities near Fitchburg ...

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

  • Sun Prairie [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Prairie
    • Sun Prairie [Dane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Fitchburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,661 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Prairie
  • Middleton [Dane County]
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    • Middleton [Dane County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Fitchburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,034 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleton
  • Waunakee [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waunakee
    • Waunakee [Dane County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Fitchburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,052 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waunakee have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waunakee
  • Stoughton [Dane County]
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    • Stoughton [Dane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Fitchburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,114 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoughton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoughton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • DeForest [Dane County]
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      • DeForest [Dane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Fitchburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,691 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on DeForest
    • McFarland [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McFarland
      • McFarland [Dane County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Fitchburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,031 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McFarland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McFarland
    • Monona [Dane County]
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      • Monona [Dane County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Fitchburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monona have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monona
    • Windsor [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor
      • Windsor [Dane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Fitchburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Mount Horeb [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Horeb
      • Mount Horeb [Dane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Fitchburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Horeb have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Horeb
    • Cottage Grove [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottage Grove
      • Cottage Grove [Dane County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Fitchburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,143 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottage Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottage Grove

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fitchburg ...

Looking for more information about Fitchburg? 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 Fitchburg, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Fitchburg.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Dane County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fitchburg: www.city.fitchburg.wi.us/

The official website for Dane County: www.co.dane.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 Dane, 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 Fitchburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fitchburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fitchburg) 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 Fitchburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fitchburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fitchburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0012, Longitude: -89.4280    
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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