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Welcome to Herman ...

The Town of Herman is located in Dodge County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Herman has a population of 1,117 people<3> (see below for details).

Herman is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Herman: (920) & (274)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Herman had an population of 1,117 people. This is an increase of 0.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Herman had a population of 1,108 people. This makes Herman the county's 23rd most populous community.

The population of Herman represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 789th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,108 people, the population of Herman decreased 8.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,207 people).

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

Communities Also Named Herman ...

While we believe that this Herman is located in Dodge County, we know of another 2 Wisconsin communities named Herman. Those communities are located in the following counties: Shawano and Sheboygan County.

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

Communities near Herman ...

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

  • West Bend [Washington County]
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    • West Bend [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Herman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,478 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Bend
  • Beaver Dam [Dodge County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Dam
    • Beaver Dam [Dodge County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Herman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,303 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Dam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Dam
  • Hartford [Washington County]
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    • Hartford [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Herman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,675 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
  • Richfield [Washington County]
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    • Richfield [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Herman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,896 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richfield came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Richfield [Washington County]
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      • Richfield [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Herman
      • Estimated population in 2015: 11,530 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richfield
    • Oconomowoc [Waukesha County]
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      • Oconomowoc [Waukesha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Herman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,767 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oconomowoc have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oconomowoc
    • Merton [Waukesha County]
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      • Merton [Waukesha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Herman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,649 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merton
    • Jackson [Washington County]
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      • Jackson [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Herman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,256 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Slinger [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slinger
      • Slinger [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Herman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slinger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slinger
    • Mayville [Dodge County]
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      • Mayville [Dodge County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Herman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,829 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

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

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

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

Adding Herman to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Herman in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Herman was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Herman on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Dodge County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dodge County: www.co.dodge.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 Dodge, 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 Herman.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Herman - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Herman) 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 Herman. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HermanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Herman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4131, Longitude: -88.4576       In this case, the coordinates for Herman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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