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Welcome to Fond du Lac ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Fond du Lac has a population of 4,153 people<3> (see below for details).

Fond du Lac is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Fond du Lac: (920) and (274)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fond du Lac had an population of 4,153 people. This is an increase of 37.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 104.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Fond du Lac had a population of 3,015 people. This makes Fond du Lac the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Fond du Lac represents 0.05% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 297th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,015 people, the population of Fond du Lac increased 48.74% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,027 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fond du Lac.

Adding Fond du Lac 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 Fond du Lac 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 Fond du Lac 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 Fond du Lac on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Fond du Lac ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fond du Lac.

  • Oshkosh [Winnebago County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oshkosh
    • Oshkosh [Winnebago County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Fond du Lac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 67,004 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oshkosh
  • Waupun [Dodge County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waupun
    • Waupun [Dodge County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Fond du Lac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,199 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waupun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waupun
  • Ripon [Fond du Lac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripon
    • Ripon [Fond du Lac County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Fond du Lac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,841 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripon
  • Mayville [Dodge County]
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    • Mayville [Dodge County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Fond du Lac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,890 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taycheedah [Fond du Lac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taycheedah
      • Taycheedah [Fond du Lac County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Fond du Lac
      • 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
    • Empire [Fond du Lac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Empire
      • Empire [Fond du Lac County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Fond du Lac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,820 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Empire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Empire
    • Friendship [Fond du Lac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendship
      • Friendship [Fond du Lac County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Fond du Lac
      • 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
    • Greenbush [Sheboygan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenbush
      • Greenbush [Sheboygan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Fond du Lac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,599 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbush have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenbush
    • Black Wolf [Winnebago County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Wolf
      • Black Wolf [Winnebago County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Fond du Lac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,474 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Wolf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Wolf
    • Lomira [Dodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lomira
      • Lomira [Dodge County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Fond du Lac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,450 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lomira have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lomira

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Fond du Lac.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fond du Lac - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Fond du Lac) 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 Fond du Lac. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fond du Lac

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fond du Lac. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7564, Longitude: -88.4690       In this case, the coordinates for Fond du Lac have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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