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Welcome to Fond du Lac ...

The city of Fond du Lac is located in Fond du Lac County<1> and is the County Seat for Fond du Lac County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fond du Lac has a population of 43,263 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fond du Lac.

Fond du Lac is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Fond du Lac: (920) & (274)<4>

The ZIP codes for Fond du Lac: 54935-54937<5>

Websites for Fond du Lac ...

Official Website:   www.ci.fond-du-lac.wi.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fdlac.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fond du Lac had an population of 43,263 people. This is an increase of 0.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.51% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fond du Lac had a population of 43,021 people (or 42.33% of the total population of Fond du Lac County). This makes Fond du Lac the county's most populous community.

The population of Fond du Lac represents 0.76% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 43,021 people, the population of Fond du Lac increased 1.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 42,203 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fond du Lac ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Fond du Lac - they are located in Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota and Saskatchewan.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fond du Lac.

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 17 miles [27.4 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.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waupun
  • Algoma [Winnebago County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Algoma
    • Algoma [Winnebago County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Fond du Lac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,205 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algoma have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algoma
  • Mayville [Dodge County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayville
    • Mayville [Dodge County] lies 19 miles [30.6 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.<7> 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 6 miles [9.7 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.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taycheedah
    • Greenbush [Sheboygan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenbush
      • Greenbush [Sheboygan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 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.<7> 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 11 miles [17.7 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.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Wolf
    • Oshkosh [Winnebago County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oshkosh
      • Oshkosh [Winnebago County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Fond du Lac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,471 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oshkosh have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oshkosh
    • Lomira [Dodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lomira
      • Lomira [Dodge County] lies 12 miles [19.3 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.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lomira
    • Auburn [Fond du Lac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
      • Auburn [Fond du Lac County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Fond du Lac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,388 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn

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. Our list includes 46 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fond du Lac.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Fond du Lac County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fond du Lac: www.ci.fond-du-lac.wi.us/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fond du Lac.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fond du Lac - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Fond du Lac). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fond du Lac or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Fond du Lac includes: 54935, 54936 & 54937.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Fond du Lac) 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 Fond du Lac. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: 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: 43.7732, Longitude: -88.4471    
<7>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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