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Town of Germantown, Wisconsin
(Juneau County)

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Welcome to Germantown ...

The Town of Germantown is located in Juneau County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Germantown has a population of 1,687 people<3> (see below for details).

Germantown is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Germantown is within the boundaries of the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Germantown had an population of 1,687 people. This is an increase of 14.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 43.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Germantown had a population of 1,471 people (which is 5.52% of the total population of Juneau County). This makes Germantown the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Germantown represents 0.03% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 596th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,471 people, the population of Germantown increased 25.3% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,174 people).

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

Adding Germantown 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 Germantown 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 Germantown 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 Germantown on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Germantown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Germantown: This one is located in Juneau County and the other is located in Washington County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 2 communities that are also named Germantown - they are located in and New York.

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

Communities near Germantown ...

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

  • Mauston [Juneau County]
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    • Mauston [Juneau County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Germantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,355 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mauston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mauston
  • New Lisbon [Juneau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Lisbon
    • New Lisbon [Juneau County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Germantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,546 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Lisbon
  • Necedah [Juneau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Necedah
    • Necedah [Juneau County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Germantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,357 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Necedah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Necedah
  • Adams [Adams County]
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    • Adams [Adams County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Germantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,893 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Chester [Adams County]
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      • New Chester [Adams County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Germantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,892 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Chester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Chester
    • Lemonweir [Juneau County]
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      • Lemonweir [Juneau County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Germantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,713 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemonweir have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemonweir
    • Lyndon [Juneau County]
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      • Lyndon [Juneau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Germantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,393 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyndon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyndon
    • Preston [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Preston
      • Preston [Adams County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Germantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,380 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Preston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston
    • Byron [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byron
      • Byron [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Germantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,349 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byron
    • Adams [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adams
      • Adams [Adams County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Germantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Juneau County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Juneau County: www.juneaucounty.com/

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 Juneau, 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 Germantown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Germantown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Germantown) 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 Germantown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Germantown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Germantown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9155, Longitude: -90.0224       In this case, the coordinates for Germantown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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